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Commuters walk past snowbanks on their way to work during a snowstorm. (credit: Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images)

FEMA Sends Teams To Assess Blizzard Damage In Rhode Island

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has sent teams to Rhode Island to assess the damages from the recent blizzard.

02/11/2015

A woman carried a basket of seaweed after collecting it along a beach. (credit: SONNY TUMBELAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

Seaweed, Dueling Laws Could Get The Ax In Rhode Island

Rhode Island’s gardeners, boxers and shameless swearers beware: you could be breaking the law and not even know it.

02/04/2015

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‘School Is Closed’ Becomes ‘Frozen’ Song Parody In Rhode Island School’s Video

Moses Brown School released video showing the head of school singing the closure announcement to the tune of “Let It Go.”

01/27/2015

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

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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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