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BREAKING: State Rep. Dan Gordon Arrested

Republican State Rep. Dan Gordon had been arrested by Rhode Island State Police on charges of driving with a suspended license and failure to appear...

BREAKING: Kara Kennedy, Sister of Patrick & Only Daughter of Ted Kennedy, Dies

Kara Kennedy, the sister of Patrick Kennedy and the only daughter of the late Ted Kennedy, died yesterday. Multiple sources close to the Kennedy family...

Pension Wars 2011: How Other States Are Solving The Problem

Everyone knows Rhode Island’s pension is a mess, but how does it stack up against other states pension systems?  

NEW: Symposium Celebrates Providence Renaissance This Weekend

Providence marked the 30th anniversary of the Capital Center Commission today, with over 200 attending gathering to listen to the architects, planners, developers, lawyers and politicians...

Where Are The Jobs?

They claim they want to create jobs. But which Rhode Island leaders actually have a plan and which ones are sitting idle?

Dozens Protest Providence Car Taxes

Dozens of angry Providence residents rallied at City Hall Thursday, voicing their displeasure with the city’s decision to lower its car tax exemption...

NEW: Providence Public Housing Receives Top Marks

The Providence Housing Authority (PHA) received a “High Performer” rating on the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) annual Public...

NEW: Unemployment Numbers Dip Slightly

Rhode Island’s unemployment numbers dipped two-tenths in August down to 10.6 percent, the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training.

NEW: Battle Over Tolls: Calls to Replace Turnpike Authority

A little toll increase can go a long way. State Rep. Raymond Gallison is requesting that Governor Chafee replace the entire staff and Board of...

NEW: RIC Student Wins Prestigious John H. Chafee Award

Providence resident and senior at Rhode Island College, Mariama Kurbally, will receive the John H. Chafee award. This award recognizes an exemplary RIC undergraduate student...

NEW: Mass Casino Poses “Dire” Fiscal Threat To RI

As Massachusetts moves closer to authorizing casino gambling, Rhode Island stands poised to lose hundreds of millions of dollars in tax revenue. 

BREAKING: Simmons To Leave Brown

Brown University President Ruth Simmons will step down at the end of the school year, GoLocalProv has learned.

UPDATED: Report Reveals Rampant Violations At Wyatt

A new report details dozens of violations by the fomer management team at the Wyatt Detention Facility in Central Falls, including potential conflicts of interest,...

Introducing Julia Steiny: A Union Giant Converts To School Reform

In her debut column on GoLocalProv, Julia Steiny tells the story of the former teachers union leader turned education reformer.

One In Eight Rhode Islanders Lack Health Insurance

One in eight non-elderly people living in Rhode Island (119,000) had no health coverage in 2009-2010, an increase of 8,000 from the prior year, according to Census...

NEW: Homeless Veterans Event This Weekend

Operation Stand Down RI (OSDRI) will hold its 18th Annual Stand Down on September 16 and continuing through the 17th, and 18th. The annual Stand Down...

Thousands Of RI Students Default On Loans

Since 2007, nearly 4,000 student loan borrowers in Rhode Island defaulted within two years of entering repayment, a new report from the U.S. Department of Education...

PODCAST: Thousands Of RI Students Default On Loans

Since 2007, nearly 4,000 student loan borrowers in Rhode Island defaulted within two years of entering repayment, a new report from the U.S. Department of Education...

Two RI Brothers: Two USA Generals

With two of her sons in the military, Helen Flynn has the right to worry on many days of the year, last Tuesday, however, was...

Special Session 2011: Leaders React To Pension Ruling

The state's leaders have offered their reacation to yesterday's court ruling that found public employees to have a contractual right to their pensions.

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