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RI Foundation Begins Accepting Applications for 2015 “Genius” Grants—The Rhode Island Foundation has announced it will…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Richard Ferruccio: Cost of Incarceration vs. the Cost of Crime—In a time of difficult state budgets, questions’…

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It’s All About Education: Playing in the Woods Can Help Kids Reach Their Full Potential—A couple of months ago, I wrote a…

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Victorian Mourning Customs on Display at Hearthside this Weekend—Lincoln's Hearthside House hosts its annual exhibition on…

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NEW: Rhode Islanders Win White House Internships

Three students with Rhode Island ties will be spending a lot more time in the White House this Fall.

Kids At Risk: Which Communities Have the Shortest School Days?

Teacher contracts in some Rhode Island cities and towns had teachers working 90 hours (and some cases, over 180 hours) longer than their colleagues in other communities...

PODCAST: Kids At Risk: Which Communities Have the Shortest School Days?

Teacher contracts in some Rhode Island cities and towns had teachers working 90 hours (and some cases, over 180 hours) longer than their colleagues in other communities...

FBI Report: Crime on the Rise in Providence

Crime in the capital city increased in nearly every measurable category from 2009 to 2010, according to the FBI’s annual Crime in the United States...

NEW: Cicilline Launches Online Tool For Small Businesses

Today U.S. Congressman David Cicilline launched an online tool for small businesses in Rhode Island. The webpage will initially serve as a forum for...

Illegal Benefits Cost RI $53 Million Over Three Years

Rhode Island issued more than $53 million in improper unemployment insurance benefit payments between July 2008 and June 2011, according to data released by the Department of Labor...

PODCAST: Illegal Benefits Cost RI $53 Million Over Three Years

Rhode Island issued more than $53 million in improper unemployment insurance benefit payments between July 2008 and June 2011, according to data released by the Department of Labor...

NEW: Senator Reed Helps Crack Down on Chinese Currency Manipulation

In an effort to create American jobs and crack down on China’s currency manipulation, a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators, including Jack...

NEW: Senate Confirms 195 Commission

The Rhode Island Senate voted Monday to confirm the seven individuals nominated by Gov. Lincoln Chafee to make up the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission that...

Health Care Costs Skyrocket Since 2010

After several years of modest premium increases, annual premiums for employer-sponsored family health coverage have skyrocketed by nine percent since 2010, up to $15,073 this year, according...

NEW: Lottery Paid $354.9 Million to General Fund in 2011

The Rhode Island Lottery paid $354.9 million to the state's General Fund for the year ended June 30, 2011, according to the Lottery's audited financial statements....

NEW: Gas Prices Lowest Since March

Gas prices in Rhode Island fell nine cents this week, bringing prices to the lowest they’ve been since late March, according to AAA...

Occupy Wall Street Protesters Coming To Providence

The anti-Wall Street campaign taking place in cities across the country is coming to Providence, with a third consecutive day of planning meetings set to...

NEW: Reed and Whitehouse Announce Major Federal Grant for College-Bound Students

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse today joined with students and education officials at Mount Pleasant High School in Providence to announce a...

In-State Tuition for Illegal Immigrants: What’s it Cost?

Rhode Island becomes the fourteenth state in the country to approve such action, but the first to do so without approval of its state legislature....

NEW: Central Falls Library In New York Times

Central Falls is back in the New York Times.

NEW: Changes to Sales Tax Begin Saturday

Changes to the Rhode Island sales tax will take effect tomorrow.

NEW: Governor and Treasurer Outline Pension Reform Proposal

In a letter addressed to "fellow state employees," General Treasurer Gina Raimondo and Governor Lincoln Chafee outlined the defining aspects of their impending pension reform...

Aaron Regunberg: Stop Calling Them “Illegals”

Aaron Regunberg argues that words matter and says it's time to stop referring to the undocumented students that will be receiving in-state tuition as ...

NEW: Deadline To Apply For Disaster Assistance Is Monday

The deadline for state agencies, local municipalities and nonprofit groups that may be eligible for federal and state disaster assistance to submit Request for Public...

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