The Greenville News
S.C., other states battle EPA over clean air rules
A legal battle over how South Carolina and other states should help reduce air pollution that drifts downwind will reach the U.S. Supreme Court next week.
Do You Owe Sales Tax on Your Cyber Monday Purchases?
As you buy things online, some retailers will charge you sales tax and some will not.
Banned food in the US: a state-by-state guide
Have you ever gone into your local Whole Foods to look for some UK-made haggis, only to find that there was a sign that read: "UK-made haggis is illegal in the United States and why are you even looking for it and still reading this very long sign?!"? We've all been there, and the pain is very real -- there are shloads of foods that are banned ... (more)
The Providence Journal
Expert: RI's child-welfare system among worst at protecting children from abuse, neglect
Children in the custody of Rhode Island's child-welfare system were abused and neglected at rates that far exceeded national averages from 2007 through 2011, according to a consultant who helps the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services assess the performance of state-administered child welfare systems.
TRENDER: Artist + Writer Scott Simmons
Who are the Rhode Islanders leading in arts, fashion, food, and style? They're Trenders, and GoLocalProv offers glimpses of the people you most want to know on the scene.