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Wendy’s looking to test surge pricing at restaurants as early as next year

Wendy’s is looking to test having the prices of its menu items fluctuate throughout the day based on demand, implementing a strategy that has already taken hold with ride-sharing companies and ticket sellers.

COLUMN | DAN MCGOWAN

Only four months on the job, and Congressman Gabe Amo has his hands full

From multiple wars overseas to a bridge crisis at home, Rhode Island's newest congressman is keeping busy.

RHODE MAP

Gordon Fox has finally paid back the campaign funds he stole

The former R.I. House speaker, who served time for wire fraud and other offenses, has made good on the $108,800 that he used for personal expenses.

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RI POLITICS

Can Rhode Island afford to bring back cost-of-living raises for retiree pensions? A new report examines options.

Neither the pension group nor state Treasurer James Diossa made a specific recommendation to lawmakers, who will now consider what to do.

RHODE MAP

Vote is one step in the process of moving the bus station out of Kennedy Plaza in Providence

State leaders have been talking about moving the bus station out of Providence’s Kennedy Plaza for a while now, and tonight took one of the first formal steps to begin that process.

RI CRIME

Pawtucket woman charged in crash in which R.I. state trooper was injured during snowstorm

During the Feb. 13 snowstorm, state police say Ayeni was reportedly traveling 97 miles per hour on Route 6 East — a 55 mile per hour zone — when “she lost control and hit the rear of the cruiser.”

RI DEVELOPMENT

Across from the ‘Superman’ building, a historic Providence office building could become apartments

The Lauderdale Building was last renovated in the 1970s after it was threatened with demolition.

2024 has been deadly for snowmobile riders in New England

“Almost every crash is speed-related somehow or another,” said one officer with N.H. Fish and Game.

RI NEWS

White supremacist group hands out fliers at Cumberland library

The group of 18-20 members of the People’s Initiative of New England, an extension of the neo-Nazi National Socialist Club 131, reportedly also visited at least 2 other sites in town on Saturday.

FOOD & DINING

Kleos, a Greek restaurant in downtown Providence, has closed

The eatery was opened in 2017 by Tom Bovis and his wife Lauren Lynch, who also own Italian restaurant Rosalina

RI NEWS

Missing kayaker found dead in Barrington, R.I.

The kayaker has been identified as a 60-year-old man, but officials have not released his name or other details.