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NEW: RI Dept. of Health Reports 2 Deaths, 274 Injuries from Storm Juno—RI Department of Health reveals two deaths and…

Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not?—Who's hot? Who's Not? Find out here

What to Watch For: Super Bowl XLIX - Patriots vs. Seahawks—The Super Bowl will be a classic game…

NEW: Rep. Solomon Submits New Bill Requiring Public Budgets to be Posted Online—Rep. Joseph J. Solomon Jr. has introduced legislation…

Friday Financial Five – January 30, 2015—Employment numbers again looked positive, with an unemployment…

5 Live Music Musts - January 30, 2015 - The Best Dive Bars—Restaurant owners would shudder at the thought of…

The Cellar: 2015 Boston Wine Expo—What is widely considered to be the America's…

Dunn’s Triple - Double Leads PC Past DePaul, 83-72—Kris Dunn posts a triple-double, Friars beat DePaul…

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NEW: Romney Decides Not to Run in 2016

On Friday morning, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney announced that he will not make a bid for the White House in 2016. 

NEW:  Mayor Elorza, Seattle’s Mayor Murray Make Super Bowl Wager

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza has bet Seattle Mayor Ed Murray that the New England Patriots will beat the Seattle Seahawks in Sunday’s Super...

Jencunas: Juno Response Big Win For RI Elected Officials

Rhode Island’s elected officials found a silver lining in this week’s blizzard. Their response to the storm was largely successful, and...

Giannini: Rhode Island Continues To Be a Haven for Sex Trafficking

It's hard to believe that it has already been several years since the General Assembly passed laws to ban human trafficking and indoor prostitution. ...

Horowitz: Obama: Politically Alive and Very Much Kicking

The conventional wisdom after the sweeping Republican victories in the November mid-term elections was that President Obama was a spent political force, destined to spend...

Riley: Japonica, A Mystery to Rhode Islanders

Paul Kazarian

With Greece once again in political turmoil and the possibility of Greece exiting the euro I wanted to check in on a little known group...

Russell Moore: Obama’s Irrational College Plan

GoLocalProv's Russell Moore argues that Obama's latest college plan would be counterproductive.

Fireworks, Sex Trafficking, & Highway Protests: The Week at the State House

With bills ranging from banning fireworks to making highway protests a felony, check out what's been happening up on Smith Hill this week...

Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not?

Every Friday, GoLocalProv's Russell Moore breaks down who's rising and falling in RI politics, business, and even sports.

Gencarella: Are Local Governments Kidding Themselves?

Article XIII of RI’s Constitution may be in need of a review. “It is the intention of this article to grant and...

Carol Anne Costa: Obama 2.0 - Sweetness, Swagger & Swat

President Obama

He may be grayer, his face careworn, his battle scars more visible, and yet six years into a Presidential journey, where days, weeks, months, and...

Jencunas: Obama’s State of the Union Victory Lap - and Wish List

President Barack Obama

The Democratic Party may have been dealt a resounding defeat in November’s midterm elections, but nobody would have known that listening to President...

NEW: Raimondo Taps Montanaro for Dept. of Behavioral Healthcare Director

Maria Montanaro

Governor Gina Raimondo announced on Tuesday her intention to nominate Maria Montanaro as the director of the Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals .

Riley: RI Pension Study Commission Boondoggle

The Rhode Island Municipal Pension Study Commission lasted 3 years and has produced virtually nothing. Last week a Providence Journal headline read “RI Municipalities owe $5.1...

Horowitz: Hard Road Ahead for Romney

Rob Horowitz

Presidential ambitions are not easily abandoned. The former Clinton strategist James Carville famously said, "Running for president is like sex, You don’t do...

Russ Moore: Will Fundraising Conflict with Raimondo’s Ethics Rhetoric?

Russell Moore wonders if Raimondo can live up to her ethics rhetoric given her fundraising prowess.

RI Congressman is 1 of 35 Veteran Legislators Who Never Passed a Bill

Rhode Island Congressman Jim Langevin, who was first elected to the U.S House of Representatives in 2000, is one of 35 veteran legislators in Washington, D...

Bake Sales, Licenses for Illegals, and the Car Tax: This Week At The State House

Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed

With bills ranging from allowing bake sales at polling places to driver's licenses for illegal aliens, check out what's been happening up on...

Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not?

Every Friday, GoLocalProv's Russ Moore breaks down who's rising and who's falling in RI politics, business and sports.

Jencunas: How Romney Can Win in 2016

Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney is planning to run for President.  No, this isn’t a flashback to 2008. Or 2012. Romney is considering yet another campaign, hoping...

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