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  1. Roach: When the Assembly Doesn't Listen, Rhode Islanders Must ActRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Go Local

    It's time to test a theory. The theory I'm testing is this Rhode Islanders give a rat's behind about what their legislators pass and/or kill at the State House.

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  2. Fund for Community Progress Honors GoLocalProv + Other RI LeadersRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Go Local

    The Fund for Community Progress has announced it will honor community leaders - including GoLocalProv - who work to help build and sustain social and economic equity in Rhode Island at an awards ceremony to be held on Thursday, April 24. "Each year The Fund recognizes those who strive to create positive change in the community change that is vital ... (more)

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  3. Providence Attorney Nicholas Hemond Joins DarrowEverett LLPRead the original story

    Monday | Go Local

    DarrowEverett LLP has announced that Nicholas J. Hemond has joined the firm's Litigation Practice Group.

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  4. Tax day brings out RI politicians with tax reform ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    As people pulled up to pay their taxes on the last day in Cranston, across town the Mayor who's running for Governor - was also proposing tax cuts if he's elected, "Rhode Island's business tax negatively impacts business location, job creation, consumer spending and the long term healthy of our state's economy," said Mayor Allan Fung , candidate ... (more)

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  5. Fung plans to cut taxes by up to $200 millionRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    As many Rhode Islanders are lining up to pay their taxes, Cranston Mayor Allan Fung rolled out his tax reform plan if he is elected governor.

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  6. Governor Chafee names new members of the Judicial Nominating CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    Scott Rabideau of Pascoag and Vince Watchhorn of Providence have been selected to fill the seats left open by Alexander Biliouris and D. Faye Sanders.

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  7. Health | NEW: Rhode Island Influenza Deaths Up, High Elderly TollRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Go Local

    Thirteen people, most of them in their 80s and 90s, have died from influenza this season, many since the arrival of the H3N2 strain of flu in late March according to RI Department of Health .

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  8. Rhode Islanders Pay Tribute to Nuala PellRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLNE-TV Providence

    Nuala Pell is being remembered as the first lady of a generation in Rhode Island politics, helping shape her husband Claiborne's 36 years in the U.S. Senate.

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  9. Rhode Island: Senate & House Committees to Hear Over a Dozen Gun Bills this WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AmmoLand

    Anti-gun state lawmakers continue their assault on the constitutional rights of Rhode Island gun owners this week in Providence.

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  10. This week at the RI General Assembly: April 15,-April 17, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Examiner.com

    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.

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  11. Flu deaths this season climb to 13 in RIRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Rhode Island Department of Health says that most of the 13 Rhode Islanders were in their 80s or 90s, and many since late March when the H3N2 strain arrived in late March.

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  12. Pensions and public schools struggle for tax fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Christian Science Monitor

    The Internal Revenue Service Headquarters in Washington, Sunday, April 13, 2014.

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  13. Taxes, Pensions and Public Schools: A Balancing ActRead the original story

    Monday | TaxVox

    Congress is in recess and returns in two weeks. The Daily Deduction will be back next Monday and resume its regular schedule on Monday, April 28. Until then: Don't miss tomorrow's TPC event on inequality; outside the Beltway, states and cities' pension and education funding problems persist.

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  14. In Case You Missed It: Is Pell's Campaign Dead?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 12 | Go Local

    "In Case You Missed It," GoLocal's weekend feature, that gives you a second chance to read this week's top news story.

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  15. Dem senator ‘couldn’t be happier’...Read the original story

    Sunday | Free Republic

    'Well, we couldn't be happier to have that conversation,' the senator declared, starting off strong by highlighting people in his state who received timely preventive care thanks to their new insurance.

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  16. Dem senator 'couldn't be happier' defending...Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | The Daily Caller

    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.

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  17. RI Public Radio Reporter Says Station Blocking Her UnemploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 12 | Go Local

    RI Public Radio veteran reporter Flo Jonic says the RI-based station is blocking her ability to collect unemployment benefits after she was fired.

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  18. Can Providence Survive More Apartments in Superman Building?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | Go Local

    The latest proposal to rehab the vacant Superman Building would create 285 apartments in the heart of Providence if the state pays $39 million for the job.

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  19. Arthur Schaper: Reforms for the Disabled, and Disabled ReformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | Go Local

    The double-take in Rhode Island is more than whip-lash at this point. From lawmakers stepping down, or stepping out of bounds, to General Assembly tumults, plus the highest unemployment rate in the country, reform is the watch word.

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  20. Coastway lending honored by real estate professionalsRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | Warwickonline.com

    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.

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