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Documentary tells the story of a ‘two spirit’ member of the Narragansett tribe

On Rhode Island Report, Sherenté Harris, who is studying at Brown University and RISD, talks about how important it is for parents to love their LGBTQ+ children.

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Ukrainian refugee played her violin amid the rubble of her family home

On Rhode Island Report podcast, RI PBS Weekly producer Justin Kenny and journalist Alli-Michelle Conti recount the story of a Ukrainian family that has found refuge in East Providence.

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Kicking it with Rhode Island FC owner Brett Johnson

On Rhode Island Report podcast, Johnson said he understands the criticism about Tidewater Landing but plans to make people “very proud.”

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PC grad Emily Sisson recounts setting US marathon record

On Rhode Island Report podcast, Sisson said her watch shut down but when fans urged her on, she dashed to the finish, smashing the record in Chicago with a time of 2 hours, 18 minutes, 29 seconds.

ELECTION 2022

How Seth Magaziner won the night

On Rhode Island Report podcast, Rhode Island PBS host Jim Hummel and Globe columnist Dan McGowan break down Rhode Island’s races for the Second Congressional District and governor.

RI POLITICS

Governor McKee deals with cards, RICAS scores, and criticism

On Rhode Island Report podcast, Governor McKee talks about the card game he plays with his mother and responds to issues raised during the gubernatorial campaign.

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What does it mean to be a witch in the 21st century?

On this week’s Rhode Island Report podcast, two women who practice Modern Traditional Witchcraft break it down.

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The foot soldiers of democracy

On Rhode Island Report podcast, the co-directors of “No Time to Fail” join R.I. election officials in talking about the importance of the electoral process and the threats it faces.

More Recent Stories


HOMELESSNESS

ACLU of Rhode Island calls on McKee to rescind order for homeless individuals to leave State House grounds

Depending on how the state responds, executive director Steven Brown said the ACLU will “consider possible legal action on behalf of people who end up being adversely affected.”

HOMELESSNESS

Homelessness in Rhode Island

Coverage of the housing and homelessness crisis by the staff of Globe Rhode Island.

RI CRIME

Worker charged with keeping AR-15 ghost gun on R.I. state hospital grounds

A State Police affidavit raises questions about the state’s response. Eleanor Slater Hospital carpenter Kenneth Fullam, 60, of Burrillville, was arraigned Nov. 23 on a charge of possession of a ghost gun.

THINGS TO DO

Best things to do in R.I. this week: Dec. 9-16

This week: Celebrate the season with classic holiday tales, chilly hikes, seasonal spirits, and Kris Kringle himself.

HATE CRIME IN RI

Anti-Defamation League seeing increased hate group activity, antisemitism in New England, nationally

Demonstrations in the region at least twice a month, often involving dozens of men, show they’ve become emboldened, said the ADL’s Peggy Shukur, and perhaps, that their recruiting efforts are having an impact.

RI politics

Rhode Island political news: November 2022

Regular updates about Rhode Island politics and political leaders.

HOMELESSNESS

Frustrations mount over plan to use Cranston Street Armory to help the homeless this winter

Providers who applauded the move last week are now finding that the push to make part of the massive Armory into a 24/7 warming station isn’t well organized and has plenty of limitations and complications.

RI POLITICS

Magaziner sets priorities, makes key staff hires

“If Republicans are going to spend the next two years pursuing issues like Hunter Biden’s laptop, then I think they will regret it,” the Democratic congressman-elect says.