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Jeffrey Osborne Foundation To Host Comedy Event At PPAC—The Jeffrey Osborne Foundation will host a Celebrity…

Route 24 Bridge In Tiverton Faces Restrictions, Temporary Closure—The Rhode Island Department of Transportation has temporarily…

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NEW: Presidential Delegate Candidates Face Deadline

Rhode Islanders who want to be a delegate at this summer's Democratic or Republican presidential conventions can begin officially filing to run this Wednesday,...

NEW: Lawmaker Introduces Legislation to Expand Full-Day Kindergarten

Senator Hanna Gallo has introduced legislation that will expand the availability of full-day kindergarten.

Guest MINDSETTER™ Lou Raptakis: Chafee Tax Plan will Force Restaurants to Raise Prices

State Senate candidate Lou Raptakis says at a time when many Rhode Island businesses are fighting to keep their doors open and many of our...

ACLU: Civil Unions an “Embarrassment” in Rhode Island

The ongoing fight for the passage of marriage equality legislation heated up again Monday after the Rhode Island ACLU reported that only 46 couples have taken...

NEW: URI President Issues Statement on Sport Institute Investigation

After productive discussions with the Rhode Island State Police and the Office of the Rhode Island Attorney General, the University of Rhode Island issued the...

PowerPlayer: Education Commissioner Deborah Gist

This week’s PowerPlayer is Education Commissioner Deborah Gist. Commissioner Gist was kind enough to chat with GoLocalProv about her first two years in...

RISC Calls for Independent Investigation of Sports Institute

The RI Statewide Coalition (RISC) is issuing its support for the request by the University of Rhode Island Administration to launch an outside independent investigation...

Bob Kraft & Las Vegas - A New NFL?

Robert Kraft’s unlikely alliance with a Las Vegas tycoon is fueling charges of hypocrisy, with the dominant owner of the traditionally gambling-averse NFL...

Casino Wars Heat Up: $1 Billion at Stake

Massachusetts could leave more than a billion dollars on the table by letting a trio of casino licenses go on the cheap, sticking taxpayers with...

NEW: Lifespan Officials Say Talks with City will Continue

Mayor Taveras today met with Lifespan president and CEO George Vecchione and Mark Montella, Lifespan's senior vice president of external affairs, to discuss plans...

NEW: Congress Approves Payroll Tax Cut Extension

Congress today approved a $143 billion measure to renew a middle-class tax cut, continue jobless aid for the long-term unemployed, and ensure seniors on Medicare can...

Providence Shells Out Millions in Out-of-State Pensions

The city of Providence doles out more than $1 million each month to pension recipients living outside of Rhode Island, according to a GoLocalProv analysis of...

NEW: RWU Law Professor Appointed to RI Foundation Board

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced his appointment of Roger Williams University School of Law Professor Jorge O. Elorza to the Board of Directors of...

Special 920 WHJJ Radio Report: Providence on the Brink

As Providence Mayor Angel Taveras holds a series of meetings this week on how to wring more money from a variety of stakeholders in the...

Aaron Regunberg: Brown Needs to Pay Up

Aaron Regunberg explains why Brown University needs to begin paying its fair share to the capital city.

Lawmakers Take on Super PACs on Smith Hill

Governor Chafee said Thursday he has introduced a bill that would require full disclosure of previously unregulated political expenditures, a move he said will continue...

PODCAST: Councilman David Salvatore

News and features editors Dan McGowan and Tracey Minkin go live on 920 WHJJ this morning from 6-8am to bring you analysis and updates on...

INVESTIGATION: State Borrows Millions from Feds—RI Businesses Stuck with Tab

The state has missed a deadline for paying back $243 million in loans from the federal government—but it is local businesses that have ended...

NEW: Whitehouse and Reed Introduce Amendment to Fund Transportation Projects

As the U.S. Senate continues debating legislation to authorize vital federal transportation funding that will support thousands of jobs in Rhode Island, Senator Sheldon...

NEW: Kettle Proposes Special License Plate for Military Families

Senator Nicholas D. Kettle, (R-Dist. 21, Coventry, Foster, Scituate), has introduced legislation that would allow family members of military servicemen and servicewomen who died in active...

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