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US Naval War College is getting its first female president

Rear Admiral Shoshana Chatfield, a helicopter pilot, heads a military command in Guam.

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What’s holding up the state budget? Here’s a look

Leaders in the House of Representatives couldn’t finalize a revised $9.9 billion state budget last night, as negotiations with Governor Gina Raimondo continued late into the evening.

Rhode Island abortion rights bill headed to the full Senate

After two unsuccessful attempts, the bill cleared a major hurdle, passing a state Senate committee just two days after being transferred from a less supportive panel.

R.I. Hells Angels boss charged with firing gun at passing car in Providence

In a statement, Rhode Island State Police identified the alleged gunman and Hells Angels boss as Joseph Lancia, 28, of Smithfield.

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Five key questions ahead of today’s state budget reveal. What’s wrong with Warwick? The abortion rights bill gets a vote.

The folks at the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation are crossing their fingers that a plan to expand the Rebuild RI tax credit for construction projects will make the cut, but it’s unclear if they’ll get the extra $100 million they are asking for.

Once a desirable middle class destination, Warwick now faces financial stress

Riven by bitter budgetary battles between city and school officials, facing mounting costs for municipal retirees, closing schools amid plunging student enrollment and struggling to close budget gaps. Welcome to Warwick.

President of R.I. Hells Angels arrested on assault charge

Joseph Lancia 28, of Greenville, R.I. is charged with assault, Rhode Island State Police said in a statement.

Navy’s top admiral discusses war college probe

The Navy’s top admiral said Wednesday that he felt he had enough information to warrant removing the president of the Naval War College from his post this week, days after The Associated Press reported on the investigation at the college and more than a year after the initial complaint was filed.