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Where to Dine at Newport Restaurant Week—The Newport Restaurant week returns November 7-16! Come…

Rhode Island College Football Weekend Preview- Nov. 1st—Nationally ranked Bryant is back home, URI and…

Ian Anderson Rocks PPAC—A classic rock show came to PPAC Wednesday…

The Scoop: Obama, Raimondo Dine at Gregg’s, Fung Calls Out Raimondo on Ethical Standards and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

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RI’s First Annual Mind Body Spirit Expo Arrives—Rhode Island's first ever Mind Body Spirit Expo…

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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.

BREAKING: Court Rules Employees Have Rights to Pension

Unions won a big victory today in what is sure to be a protracted legal battle, with Superior Court Judge Sarah Taft-Carter handing down a...

State Budget Cuts May Force Homeless Numbers To Skyrocket

Hundreds of the state’s neediest residents will find themselves in a position where they are unable to afford to live in assisted living...

PODCAST: State Budget Cuts May Force Homeless Numbers To Skyrocket

Hundreds of the state’s neediest residents will find themselves in a position where they are unable to afford to live in assisted living...

video: Special Session 2011: Unions Fight Back - Launch Video

A coalition of public unions have stepped up the rhetoric in the battle on pension reform. In a preview of the General Assembly's special...

ACLU Demands Removal of Cranston School Prayer Display

The Rhode ACLU has filed a brief requesting that a federal judge issue an injunction requiring the city of Cranston to remove a “School...

RI’s Top Judges: How Much Do They Make?

Rhode Island’s judges are cashing in at a yearly salary that is above the national average and the second-highest in New England, a...

PODCAST: RI’s Top Judges: How Much Do They Make?

Rhode Island’s judges are cashing in at a yearly salary that is above the national average and the second-highest in New England, a...

NEW: New Voter Registration Form Criticized By Moderate Party Chairman

The Rhode Island Board of Elections will discuss the design of the Voter Registration Form at a public meeting this week.

RISC’s Five Pillars of Pension Reform

The Rhode Island Statewide Coalition (RISC), a bipartisan political advocacy group, submitted a detailed pension reform proposal for the consideration of the reform advisory panel...

video: 9/11/2001-9/11/2011: A Father Remembers

Shawn Nassaney was a natural athlete, a leader, and was poised to take his young adulthood by storm, when his life was ended abruptly on...

Taveras Administration Blocks School Information Request

Critics of the Taveras administration are once again challenging the city’s lack of transparency when it comes to school-related matters after city officials...

NEW: National Story Questions City Loan

A Wall Street Journal article questioning cities’ decisions to take out “green” loans hit newsstands this week and Providence was one of...

Special Session 2011: The Dozen Decision Makers

There are countless people wrapped up in the pension debate, but these are the ones who have the greatest influence. 

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