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But the wrongheaded idea that we should abolish the state's Second Office just will not seem to die.
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Are you smart enough to be a US Marine?
6 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Forecast discussion: A frontal boundary near the coast of North Carolina Tuesday morning helped to bring some light snow throughout the day in Rhode Island.
10 hrs ago | The Block Island Times
Tonight at 6 p.m., a presentation will be made by the Rhode Island DEM on the DEER CULLING PLAN.
17 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
State officials say a recent security breach at JPMorgan Chase bank may have exposed personal and financial information of 1,850 Rhode Islanders receiving unemployment insurance, temporary disability or child-support payments.
Decriminalization of marijuana possession has freed up law enforcement resources in Rhode Island, according to supporters, after the same change in nearby Massachusetts in 2009 prompted the lowest rate of possession arrests in the nation .
It's no secret that obesity and chronic diseases such as heart disease, hypertension and certain types of cancer are directly linked to poor diet and nutrition.
The personal information of nearly 2,000 Rhode Islanders who receive unemployment, disability or child support assistance electronically may have been exposed during a recent security breach.
Rhode Island is among a group of seven northeast states that on Monday petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency to require upwind states to reduce air pollution discharges that prevailing winds carry east.
Rhode Island's Amy Diaz is the latest Rhode Islander to appear and now win a reality TV show.
This week's State Report centers on a new green energy pledge signed by each of New England's governors including Governor Lincoln Chafee.
As the New Year approaches, you are expecting better economic times ahead and a more profitable year for your business.
Rhode Island's gun and mental health laws lack consistent definitions for substance abuse and mental illness issues, a shortcoming that should be addressed as state lawmakers consider ways to prevent guns from falling into the hands of the seriously mentally ill, legal counsels for the General Assembly told a state task force on Thursday.
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Politics & Government Week -- TheU.S. Small Business Administration reminds Private Non-Profit Organizations in Rhode Island that Dec. 23 is the deadline to submit Economic Injury Disaster Loan applications.
A governor's primary power is not the administration of government or the ability to veto legislation.