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Misinformation expert warns about ‘terrifying’ implications for future elections

But on the Rhode Island Report podcast, Claire Wardle says she remains hopeful that younger generations will figure out how to cut through the conspiracy theories, doctored photos, and lies.


Got a wicked Rhode Island accent? This dialect coach explains why

On the Rhode Island Report podcast, Thom Jones talks about how he helped Miles Teller sound like boxer Vinny Paz and the “Brotherhood” cast sound like State House politicians and mobsters.


Do you have a wicked Rhode Island accent? We’d like to hear it.

The Rhode Island Report podcast is looking for the state’s most distinct voices for next week’s podcast episode that comes out on Thursday morning.


P.C. professor analyzes Tuesday’s primaries and talk of ranked-choice voting

In General Assembly races, it was “a very good night for establishment Democrats” and “a horrible night for progressive insurgents,” Professor Adam Myers said on this week's Rhode Island Report podcast.


Abuse survivors say, Providence Diocese hasn’t done enough

On this week’s Rhode Island Report podcast, Dr. Ann Hagan Webb and Claude Leboeuf talk about starting the first support group in Rhode Island for the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests.


Helena Buonanno Foulkes for Rhode Island governor

The former CVS executive has strong management skills and a demonstrated capacity for listening, thinking through big problems, and coming up with thoughtful solutions.


McGowan breaks down latest debate, polls in 2nd Congressional District race

“Seth Magaziner would have to move out of state to, you know, Wyoming, maybe, to lose this race,” Globe Rhode Island columnist Dan McGowan said on the Rhode Island Report podcast.


R.I. public health expert received threats for serving transgender people

On the Rhode Island Report podcast, Dr. Amy Nunn talks about polio, sugary drinks, misinformation and a bit of good news about monkeypox.

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In Puerto Rico, Central Falls mayor and Elisha Project co-founder bring aid and comfort

Mayor Rivera, who has family on the island, traveled during her vacation time to help the Elisha Project group distribute 30,000 pounds of food and supplies, including water, bread, and milk, plus $10,000 in gift cards.


Could an Olmstead plan solve part of R.I.’s homeless problem?

Rhode Island is one of just seven states with no plan in place to help homeless residents who struggle with disabilities, addiction, and other issues. Advocates are pushing the governor to create one.


As RIPTA cuts back on bus service, CEO blames staffing crunch

An Oct. 12 job fair will offer information about jobs with the transit authority. “Our goal is to grow,” said Scott Avedisian.


R.I. to spend $3.5m on additional shelter beds before winter

The funding, which was distributed to six organizations, will create 231 new beds for the state’s homeless population.

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Rhode Island political news: September 2022

Regular updates about Rhode Island politics and political leaders.


Scoop: Ed Board chair Barbara Cottam is going to work for Raimondo

Cottam will be a senior advisor for the Commerce Department's "Internet for All" initiative, a multibillion-dollar program to expand broadband.


Best things to do in R.I. this week: Sept. 29-Oct. 7

You’ll have the best times! This week: Songwriting with Dar Williams, laughing with Amy Schumer, and celebrating Rhode Island’s role in ‘Hocus Pocus 2′ on Disney+.


Could Rhode Island conjure a following like Salem, Mass., after ‘Hocus Pocus 2′ filming?

The Ocean State has a paranormal history, and now it has a 'Hocus Pocus 2'-inspired festival in Lincoln. After an invitation-only screening of the movie, Governor Dan McKee told the Globe: "I think that it’s Rhode Island’s time."