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Now in control of Providence schools, R.I. education commissioner learns running a district is no easy task

In an exclusive interview with the Globe, Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green said that in the final weeks of 2019, she expects to release an independent financial analysis on the district’s budget, hire up to six high-level employees, and select a new curriculum for students.

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Cicilline’s all in on impeachment; Langevin not there yet

If you think you know how Rhode Island’s two members of the US House of Representatives feel about impeaching President Trump, think again.

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R.I. nonprofit has made food for 10 million malnourished children in 55 countries

This week’s Ocean State Innovators conversation is with Navyn Salem, founder and CEO of Edesia Nutrition, a nonprofit that manufactures ready-to-use foods for malnourished children.


Cranston police investigate officer involved shooting

The officer, who was not identified, shot at a suspect who was driving late Saturday morning. No one was injured and the suspect was arrested, police said.

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Climate change activists marching to R.I. State House to press Raimondo

The Sunrise Movement, a youth-led movement to stop climate change, will march to the State House at 1 p.m. today as part of a national “climate strike.”

3 charged in connection with slaying of Woonsocket, R.I., 17-year-old in case of mistaken identity

Police have arrested two adults and two teenagers in connection with the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old outside an apartment complex Wednesday night.

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Census test in Providence didn’t count on Russian hackers, report finds

The nation’s only full test for U.S. census technology took place right here in Providence County last year, and guess what? That website was hacked from IP addresses in Russia.

Shots that killed Woonsocket, R.I., girl may have been meant for someone else

The victim was identified by police as Nyasia Williams-Thomas, a student at Woonsocket High School.

Former Hasbro CEO gives $15m to URI, recalling internship that launched his career

Alfred J. Verrecchia is the second major local businessman to donate millions to the University of Rhode Island in recent months.

Woonsocket tells drivers with out-of-state plates: We know you live here, so pay up

Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt and Police Chief Thomas F. Oates III announced the latest sweep on Wednesday, in the city’s ongoing crackdown on residents with out-of-state plates.

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Six months with no one at the wheel in Rhode Island

The “Little Roady” self-driving shuttles that you see puttering around downtown Providence didn’t make it out in the snow Tuesday morning.