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Guest MINDSETTERSa: Legislation Offers Incentives for Hiring
In keeping with the initiatives of the past two years in the Rhode Island legislature to make Rhode Island a better place to do business, to eliminate redundant red tape, to focus educational efforts on workforce development we think it is incumbent on us to find ways to help all kinds and sizes of business.
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4 hrs ago
Department of Health declares flu widespread in RI
A second wave of flu has forced the Department of Health to declare it as widespread again in Rhode Island.
8 hrs ago
Rhode Island judge: Pension lawsuit may go forward
Superior Court Judge Sarah Taft-Carter denied the state's motion to dismiss the lawsuit, which was filed before the closed-door mediation began more than a year ago.
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Judge allows pension lawsuit to proceed
On Thursday, Superior Court Judge Sarah Taft-Carter rejected a motion by the State of Rhode Island to dismiss the matter.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Top 10 Places to Live in Rhode Island
The best place to live in Rhode Island? Westerly, according to Movoto , a real estate service.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
This week at the RI General Assembly: April 15,-April 17, 2014
Rhode Island 's legislative body, the General Assembly meets for a full session this week, which begins on Tuesday at the 4:00 p.m. and ends on Thursday afternoon.
Man arrested for DWI 18 years after fatal DWI crash
Jamestown Police say Lawrence Brew, 54, was stopped on Rte. 138 on April 8 and refused to take a breathalyzer.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Russell Moore: The Tyranny of the One Percent
Rhode Island talking heads and other assorted Arbiters of Truth and Justice have gotten themselves all worked up over the process to settle the state pension lawsuit.
Nuala Pell passes away at 89
Nuala Pell, grandmother of Clay Pell and widow of the late Senator Claiborne Pell, passed Sunday morning in Newport at the age of 89. Mrs. Pell was recognized for her decades of service to Rhode Islanders.
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Dem senator 'couldn't be happier' defending...
Rhode Island Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse welcomed a fight with congressional Republicans over the merits of Obamacare - and then immediately forgot some of those merits himself.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
RI Public Radio Reporter Says Station Blocking Her Unemployment
RI Public Radio veteran reporter Flo Jonic says the RI-based station is blocking her ability to collect unemployment benefits after she was fired.
Bristol shellfishing areas are back open
Waters that were closed to shellfishing last week were re-opened on Saturday. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management lifted the ban for the waters of Bristol Harbor and Hog Island that were closed due to high flows and high fecal coliform levels.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
RI Speaker, Reps Visit Worcester Tech for Ideas to Improve Tech Ed
Several Rhode Island legislators visited Worcester Technical High School on Friday seeking ideas to strengthen technical career education in Rhode Island.
Providence weather: Early showers, than a mostly sunny Saturday
Forecast discussion: A weak high pressure ridge kept sunshine over Providence during Friday afternoon.
Mediation in Rhode Island Pension Lawsuits Fails
Talks to salvage a proposed settlement designed to end the legal fight over Rhode Island's 2011 landmark pension overhaul have failed and the original court challenge is moving ahead, both sides of the case said Friday.
RI prepares for opening day of fishing
It's that time of year again. Many Rhode Islander's are bringing out their tackle boxes and fishing poles as they prepare for the opening day of fishing.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Coastway lending honored by real estate professionals
LENDER OF THE YEAR: Members of the Coastway Community Bank mortgage loan team joined President and CEO Bill White, Executive Vice President and Chief Retail Officer Jana Planka and Senior Vice President Suzanne Fry to accept Rhode Island Housing's 2013 Participating Lender of the Year award at a breakfast for real estate professionals on April 1.
Rhode Island's 'Medicare Millionaires'
More than 4,000 doctors and other providers of health care services in Rhode Island received nearly $260 million in Medicare reimbursements in 2012, according to new federal data released yesterday.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Legalized Marijuana Could Generate up to $82M for RI
A new report by Open Doors estimates Rhode Island could bring in between $21.5 million to $82 million in revenue from the current legislative proposal to tax and regulate marijuana.
PODCAST: Is Pell's Campaign Dead?
Clay Pell is a mismanaged, weak candidate who doesn't have a chance at the Governor's Office, or he's a credible candidate with strong endorsements running a respectable first-time gubernatorial campaign.