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State Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Departing CT Education Commissioner Headed For RI

Connecticut’s departing education commissioner has been chosen to be Rhode Island’s first commerce secretary.

12/16/2014

Democrats swept all statewide races for the first time since the 1990s. (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)

Raimondo Elected First Female Rhode Island Governor

Democrats swept all statewide races for the first time since the 1990s.

11/04/2014

Former Providence Mayor Vincent "Buddy" Cianci is seeking another term after two felony convictions. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

GOP’s Harrop Won’t Drop Out Of Race Against Cianci

Republican Daniel Harrop has hinted he might drop out of the Providence Mayoral race to help consolidate support for Democrat Jorge Elorza in order to keep two-time convicted felon Buddy Cianci from winning.

10/29/2014

Korean War veteran Roy Aldridge salutes at a ceremony honoring the 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice at the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)

Rhode Island Statehouse Finally Gets Korean War Plaque

Korean War veterans are receiving the honor nearly 30 years after the General Assembly called for such recognition.

10/23/2014

The three-way race features former Mayor Buddy Cianci, a twice-convicted felon, making a comeback bid for a seventh term at Providence City Hall. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

In Cianci Race, GOP Opponent Donates To Democrat

The three-way race in Providence features former Mayor Buddy Cianci, a twice-convicted felon, making a comeback bid for a seventh term as an independent.

10/20/2014

The final issue of the 36-year-old alternative news and entertainment weekly newspaper will be dated October 17th. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Providence Phoenix Weekly Ceasing Publication

The 36-year-old alternative news and entertainment weekly newspaper continued operating more than a year after its corporate parent Boston Phoenix shut down.

10/09/2014

File photo of a stethoscope. (Adam Berry/Getty Images)

Rhode Island Child Dies From Complications Of Enterovirus That Has Been Affecting Kids Nationwide

The Rhode Island health department says a child has died from complications of an unusual respiratory virus that has been affecting children across the U.S.

10/01/2014

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Rhode Island Child Dies Of Enterovirus Complications

The Rhode Island health department says a child has died from complications of an unusual respiratory virus that has been affecting children across the U.S.

10/01/2014

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Rhode Island Reports 1st Case Of Enterovirus

The Rhode Island health department says the state has its first confirmed case of an unusual respiratory virus that’s been affecting children across the U.S.

09/24/2014

A man holding a pint of lager with his car keys next to it on a table. (credit: teve Eason/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Rhode Island Man Charged With Drunk Driving Four Times In Less Than 48 Hours

A Rhode Island man has been charged with drunken diving four times in less than two days.

09/23/2014

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