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RI Department of Corrections Settles Employment Discrimination Lawsuit With Justice Dept.

The State of Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Department of Corrections have reached a settlement agreement with the U.S. Justice Department to resolve...

Raimondo’s Office Demands “Good News” Press Conferences by Departments to Mark 1,000 Days

Governor Gina Raimondo

Governor Gina Raimondo's press office is telling Rhode Island state departments to get their good news organized to celebrate Raimondo's 1,000 days in office....

Ghiorse: Jose Update Tuesday PM

John Ghiorse

The center of Hurricane Jose is still over 300 miles south of New England but the outer rain bands have reached into Rhode Island and Southeastern...

St. Joseph Receiver Del Sesto to Meet with Raimondo, Ruggerio Proposes Bill

Sen. Ruggerio

On Wednesday, the receiver in St. Joseph Health Services pension fund Stephen Del Sesto is scheduled to meet with Governor Gina Raimondo to brief her...

Langevin Reintroduces Personal Data Notification & Protection Act

Congressman Jim Langevin

Congressman Jim Langevin reintroduced the Personal Data Notification and Protection Act following the Equinox data breach. The bill provides for a single national breach notification...

Raimondo’s Close Friend Sen. Booker Pushing Federal Bill that Would Kill PawSox Deal

Governor Gina Raimondo and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker - close personal friends

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo’s close friend (and former boss of Rhode Island Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor), U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ)...

Former TV Reporter Taricani and Gov Candidate Block Brawl on Social Media

Ken Block

Former Rhode Island gubernatorial candidate Ken Block blasted former NBC10 journalist Jim Taricani, after Block posted that Taricani called him a "right-wing ...

NEW: Tropical Storm Warning Issued for Rhode Island

A tropical storm warning has been issued for Rhode Island and Southern New England by the National Weather Service. 

Two Plead Guilty to Trafficking Fentanyl-Laced Heroin Into Rhode Island

Two Providence residents pleaded guilty in federal court in Providence on Monday to trafficking a kilogram of fentanyl-laced heroin to Rhode Island from New York.

Ghiorse: Jose Update Monday AM

John Ghiorse

While Jose is still classified as a Category 1 hurricane this morning, its appearance on satellite imagery is looking more ragged and disorganized. The storm is...

Robert Whitcomb: Low Rating for Cybersecurity; Low Wages and Benny’s Demise

Robert Whitcomb, Columnist

Robert Whitcomb's weekly examination of everything that is important. Only Whitcomb offers such a collection of insights of the global and local issues that...

Ghiorse Update: Hurricane Jose Moves Towards New England

John Ghiorse

Hurricane Jose is currently moving slowly northwestward from a position close to 1000 miles south of Rhode Island. 

Guest MINDSETTER™ Ward: Do Not Pass Paid Sick Leave Legislation Yet

As an owner of a home care agency, I have lived through good times and bad in my business, but I have never been as...

“I’m Done with Elorza,” Says Providence Councilwoman Harris Following Housing Announcement

Councilwoman Mary Kay Harris

Providence Councilwoman Mary Kay Harris is blasting Mayor Jorge Elorza for taking credit for the sale of Barbara Jordan I, the privately owned development on...

NEW: Elorza Refuses to Conduct Full Traffic, Economic Impact Studies for New Providence Bike Lanes

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza announced Friday that he is vetoing a recent City Council resolution requesting that full traffic and economic impact studies be conducted...

Over 35,000 RI Children Still Live in Poverty, Says New Report

More than 35,000 Rhode Island children are living in poverty

More than 35,000 Rhode Island children are living in poverty across the state, though overall the child poverty rate is declining, according to new data released...

Over 2,000 Volunteers Expected to Take Part in Save The Bay’s Coastal Cleanup

Save the Bay's  Coastal Cleanup

Over 2,000 Rhode Island volunteers are expected to take part in Save The Bay’s Coastal Cleanup on Saturday at beaches across the...

video: ABC6’s Caught in Providence: Beatles Fan

Her love for The Beatles has the Judge reminiscing, but that doesn't necessarily help her case.

Bishop Tobin ‘Prays for Swift and Positive Resolution’ for St. Joseph’s Retirees, Despite Role

Bishop Tobin is

In this week’s edition of the Rhode Island Catholic, the newspaper of the Diocese of Providence,  Bishop Thomas Tobin breaks his silence...

Democrats, Labor Stack Hearing for PawSox Funding Scheme at RI State House

Larry Lucchino (left) and Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien (right) plead their case on Thursday night.

Proponents of a new, taxpayer-supported ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox spoke for the first four hours of the first Rhode Island Senate hearing ...

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