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‘I can’t leave my people in the dark’: R.I. Black Storytellers director on the power in who tells the story

On the Rhode Island Report podcast, Valerie Tutson, executive director of the Rhode Island Black Storytellers, talks about the trap of “trauma stories” and training a new generation of storytellers.

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What Rhode Island’s lawmakers of color hope to accomplish this year

On the Rhode Island Report podcast, Senator Jonathon Acosta delves into proposals to increase police accountability, feed more public school students, and tax the richest Rhode Islanders.

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Latino stories take center stage in Rhode Island

On the Rhode Island Report podcast, Marta Martinez talks about the Latino oral history project that inspired “La Broa’ (Broad Street),” a new play at Trinity Rep.

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Colonel Oscar Perez on his first year as Providence police chief

“Being the chief, you’re responsible for so many lives,” said Perez, who is the first Latino chief in the city's history.

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Feeding the world from Rhode Island

On the Rhode Island Report podcast, Edesia Nutrition founder and CEO Navyn Salem talks about using $137 million from the Bezos family to double production and feed 10 million children per year.

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Podcast: Why Latinas are seeing an increase in maternal deaths

On the Rhode Island Report, Dr. Pablo Rodriguez talks about the new RI PBS series, “The Risk of Giving Birth,” and why the maternal mortality rate among Latinas jumped by 54 percent.

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Ernie DiGregorio on basketball, brotherhood, and life

On the Rhode Island Report podcast, former PC basketball star Ernie DiGregorio talks about Marvin Barnes, Coach Gavitt, and his new book, “Star with a Broken Heart.”

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What to expect at the R.I. State House this year

On the Rhode Island Report podcast, the Globe’s Steph Machado and “A Lively Experiment” host Jim Hummel analyze expected legislative action on law enforcement accountability, guns, and housing.

More Recent Stories


The Tooth Fairy is paying kids less for teeth nationwide, but kids in the Northeast get more 🧚

According to an annual poll from Delta Dental, the average price paid by the Tooth Fairy for a baby tooth has dropped for the first time in five years, to $5.84.

RI NEWS

Over town’s objections, R.I. approves new lease for Lighthouse Inn parking in Galilee

“We do oppose the blanket approval of giving a lease to a tenant who didn’t uphold the terms of their existing lease,” Narragansett Town Manager James Tierney said Friday. “I wouldn’t do it if I had a rental property and had a bad tenant.”

HEALTH CARE

CVS executive criticizes ‘egregious’ pricing of obesity drugs

CVS Health Corp.’s chief medical officer said the cost of buzzy new medicines for weight loss and diabetes has gotten out of control.

RI CRIME

Two charged with killing Providence woman, dumping body in river

Detectives are questioning a person of interest who is currently detained at the station, according to police.

FOOD & DINING

For Carla Hall, it’s been a bumpy climb to a ‘Top Chef’ life

The bubbly host of a new TV food-and-travel series plays up the comedy, but her ascent has required navigating setbacks like the demise of “The Chew.”

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The Rhode Island documentary we’ve been waiting for

Remember the time a group of artists built a secret apartment inside the Providence Place Mall and lived there (rent-free) for parts of four years?

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A century-old company just bought Bayberry Beer Hall, a popular hang out in Providence

Morin’s Hospitality Group, a longtime family business founded in 1911 in Attleboro, Mass., has purchased the beer hall in Providence and has plans to transform the space.

RI INFRASTRUCTURE

Can R.I.’s Washington Bridge westbound be repaired? A draft report raises doubts.

A draft report from an engineering firm working for the state of Rhode Island says repairing the bridge would have limited viability and carry risks. It includes new details about the deficiencies found.