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The Sunday Political Brunch - October 23, 2016—The Sunday Political Brunch - October 23, 2016

Meet the Candidates: Luis Vargas—Meet the Candidates: Luis Vargas

Meet the Candidates: Anthony Paolino—Meet the Candidates: Anthony Paolino

Meet the Candidates: Rep. Mike Chippendale—Meet the Candidates: Rep. Mike Chippendale

25 Things You Must do in New England This Fall—25 Things You Must do in New England…

What to Watch For: Patriots at Steelers—What to Watch For: Patriots at Steelers

Fit for Life: Cost-Free Ways to Get Healthier—Fit for Life: Cost-Free Ways to Get Healthier

RI’s Investment Losses in Raimondo’s Pt. Judith Have Grown 127%—RI’s Investment Losses in Raimondo’s Pt. Judith Have…

Meet the Candidates: Karin Gorman—Meet the Candidates: Karin Gorman

Meet the Candidates: Rep. Bob Craven—Meet the Candidates: Rep. Bob Craven


NEW: RI College Mourns Loss of Richard Walton

In honor of beloved activist and English faculty member Richard Walton, Rhode Island College will fly its college flag at half-mast. Photo: Amos House.

Beloved Rhode Islander Richard Walton's death has left many adding tributes to his rich and storied life legacy, and Rhode Island College will honor...

NEW: Warwick, Cranston Receive $1.26 Million in Fire Safety Grants

In an effort to enhance public safety and help fire departments upgrade equipment and train firefighters and paramedics, U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon...

Semi-Automatic Ammunition Flying Off Shelves In RI

Ocean State residents are flocking to firearms stores and stripping shelves of their ammunition, particularly the .223 calibers, which can be used with semi-automatic weapons. Of...

Julia Steiny: Brains Need To Be Healthy To Learn

Julia Steiny says her wish for the new year is that we move mental health to the center of our concerns for kids.

NEW: High Wind Warning For Rhode Island

A high wind warning has been issued by the National Weather Service for several areas in Rhode Island, and is in effect until at least 1...

Rhode Island Still Pushing for Federal Funds for Hurricane Sandy

Governor Lincoln Chafee announced this week that the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency has submitted a revised request to President Barack Obama for declaration of...

12 Biggest Blunders in Rhode Island of 2012

From DUI's to tax dodgers, Rhode Island had its fair share of blunders in 2012. GoLocalProv breaks down the top 12.

ProCAP’s Frank Shea: 12 Who Made a Difference in RI in 2012

Frank Shea stepped into the controversial landscape of Providence's embattled ProCAP and is restoring order and confidence.

When Frank Shea was appointed acting executive director of the Providence Community Acton Program (ProCAP), in late 2011, the city’s best-known antipoverty organization was...

Homeless Advocate Jim Ryczek: 12 Who Made a Difference in RI in 2012

Moving an agenda forward on behalf of Rhode Island's homeless residents: RI Coalition for the Homeless Executive Director Jim Ryczek.

In a year when many cities tightened their laws against homeless members in their communities, Rhode Island passed a Homeless Bill of Rights in June...

Paula Hodges: 12 Who Made a Difference in RI in 2012

Planned Parenthood Director Paula Hodges kept women's issues at the forefront during a contentious election year.

Planned Parenthood's new Public Policy & Advocacy Director Paula Hodges arrived in Rhode Island in December, 2011, and jumped straight into a high-profile position in...

City Year’s Jennie Johnson: 12 Who Made a Difference in RI in 2012

City Year's Jennie Johnson took student absenteeism on head-on in 2012.

A local leader working to address Providence's chronic absenteeism problem.

State Senator Calls on Bryant University to Pay its Fair Share

Retiring State Senator John Tassoni is calling on Bryant University to show the same commitment to the tow of Smithfield that nonprofit institutions have shown...

Report: RI Doles Out Most Generous Benefits in Country

Rhode Island “spreads the wealth” to its residents more than any other state in the country, according to a study recently released by...

Pawtucket Mayor Pushing More Transparency in 2013

Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien has announced that his administration is seeking letters of interest and availability from city residents who wish to serve on one...

NEW: Gas Prices Remain the Same

Gasoline prices in Rhode Island remained the same, according to AAA Southern New England.

Dan Lawlor: Ghosts of School Year’s Past

Dan Lawlor's Christmas wish is that Providence Public School students will experience less tumult, have more opportunities to grow, and know they are valued.

RI 1 of 5 States that Didn’t Improve Unemployment Rate in November

Rhode Island was one of only five states across the country that didn’t see its unemployment rate drop during the month of November,...

BREAKING: Gov Chafee to Appoint Eva-Marie Mancuso as Chair of RI Board of Education

Governor Lincoln Chafee today announced he would name attorney Eva-Marie Mancuso to the chair position of the newly created RI Board of Education. Chafee had...

State Report: RI’s Disastrous Unemployment Rate, Gun Safety & PC Ponies Up

This week’s State House Report centers on the recently released unemployment numbers for November. Not only did the Rhode Island’s unemployment...

Aaron Regunberg: Education’s False Proxy Trap

Aaron Regunberg says the tide needs to change on education's misguided testing obsession.

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