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The following is a news release from the Rhode Island General Assembly : The increasing popularity of farmers' markets have led states to pass laws that would expand their markets' reach beyond just vegetables and jams.
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Despite Reed's pleas to "move forward," voters in 2014 will more likely read Reed the riot act for Obamacare, believes Arthur Schaper.
Seeking to provide relief for the more than 2 million job-seeking Americans who have lost emergency unemployment insurance coverage since on Tuesday filed S. 2077, The Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2014, to extend unemployment insurance benefits for 6 months, retroactive to in savings from the Farm Bill, this new legislation ... (more)
The previously rumored all-night session on the effects of climate change will take place Monday, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse confirmed.
Rhode Island's state gasoline tax is about 6 cents a gallon more expensive than than it is in Massachusetts.
Gov. Jack Markell has announced enhancements designed to help more early childhood programs receive high ratings and make it easier for kids from low-income families to get the best care.
Chad Sirois owner of Wesco Energy and Fred Almeida owner of Almeida Plumbing team up with KDMF to keep the roadways safe Chad Sirois owner of Wesco Energy and Fred Almeida owner of Almeida Plumbing team up with KDMF to keep the roadways safe March is known for its madness but when it comes to the roadways the Katie DeCubellis Memorial Foundation ... (more)
The Rhode Island health department says its hotline has gotten 19 calls about a possible measles outbreak in our area.
Police who want to use aerial drones to keep tabs on a Rhode Islander would have to follow strict rules under legislation being considered by state lawmakers.
Olneyville New York System, a legendary eatery in Providence, is being recognized by the James Beard Foundation.
Recently, when asked about his 2010 Prius stolen from the streets in front of his East Side home, Pell told WPRO Radio, "It's an unfortunate thing but you got to have a sense of humor about it.
GIRL TALK: Pilgrim junior Aislinn Curry, Pilgrim senior Brianna Tuscani, Carolina Nunez of Portugal, Corina Schoenberger of Switzerland, Ana Carrillo of Colombia, Paula Valverde of Spain and Pilgrim junior Hailey Puco chatted, laughed and snapped pictures like any group of teenage girls at the AFS Club Exchange Student Meet and Greet at Pilgrim ... (more)
A social studies teacher at Gorton Junior High in Warwick was arrested Friday on child porn and indecent solicitation charges, the Rhode Island State Police said in a news release.
The New England Area Conference of the NAACP announced today that it is formally recommending to the Rhode Island General Assembly that it pass the Marijuana, Regulation, Control and Taxation Act, H7506 and S2379.
Tomorrow, Tuesday, March 4, 2014 marks week eight in the 2014 Legislative Session at Rhode Island General Assembly .