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R.I. is getting more open government complaints than ever. Is that good or bad news?

The number of statewide complaints alleging Access to Public Records Act and Open Meetings Act violations has already reached 150.

Tuition increases on tap at all of R.I.’s public colleges

The state’s three higher education institutions would raise tuition between 2.6 percent and 7.1 percent next year.

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R.I.’s fascinating history on impeachment

As the House Intelligence Committee holds its first televised impeachment inquiry hearing this morning, there is little doubt where Rhode Island’s congressional delegation stands when it comes to ousting President Trump.


Rhode Island municipalities sue over new public employee contracts law

Sixteen Rhode Island municipalities announced Tuesday they’re suing the governor and legislative leaders over a new law that automatically extends expired municipal worker and teacher contracts.

Brown University student’s touching ‘Jeopardy!’ answer leads to emotional moment for Alex Trebek

The moment unfolded during an episode that aired Monday night. A video of the response has since been widely shared online.

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It sure sounds like pro soccer is coming to Pawtucket

It looks like Pawtucket won’t go too long without a professional sports team.

Here are the 2019 SAT results for every school in R.I.

Check out how each school performed.

R.I. environmental officer opened fire after being hit by dirt bike, police say

Environmental police say the officer was enforcing a ban on dirt bikes at Big River Management Area in West Greenwich, R.I., when he was hit.

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Are Providence leaders having second thoughts about the school takeover?

It has only been 11 days since the state took control of Providence schools, but some city leaders are already upset with how things are going.

‘Rhode Island is a diamond in the rough,’ founder of Providence jewelry business says

Suzanne Ellis Wernevi, founder and CEO of Luna & Stella fine jewelry in Providence. says education is key to the state’s success.

Rhode Island officer arrested after allegedly walking off with casino patron’s wallet

David Bradley, 59, of North Providence was allegedly seen in security footage picking up a wallet from the floor of the casino in Lincoln, R.I., where its owner had dropped it, and walking out.