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The 401 Report: Episode 1

 

The 401 Report, a podcast from WBRU News, is your source for all things Rhode Island.

On this episode, Andie Corban tells you everything you need to know about what happened in Rhode Island this week, including former state Representative Joseph DeLorenzo's resignation from the Democratic Party and a protest against Channel 10. Lat...

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Catalonia votes independence from Spain

Catalonia’s parliament declared its independence from Spain in a formal vote of 70-10 on Friday. The vote was not recognized by Spain and a few hours after the vote, Madrid imposed direct rule on Catalonia, dissolving its autonomous state government...

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Power plant protest held outside Governor Raimondo’s home

On Thursday night, protesters gathered outside of Governor Gina Raimondo's home in Providence for a vigil against the proposed Invenergy power plant in Burrillville and the National Grid natural gas liquefaction facility in Providence...

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Photo by Mackenzie Abernethy
Photo by Mackenzie Abernethy
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Community Response to Central High Incident

An assistant principal at Central High School in Providence has resigned after a video of him forcefully pinning down a male student in the cafeteria was posted on social media yesterday...

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Credit: American Civil Liberties Union www.aclu.org
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ACLU of RI petitions RIDE for policies on transgender rights

WBRU talks with the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island on its latest petition to the Rhode Island Department of Education.

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Credit: Lauren Maunus. Protesters accuse the EPA of silencing scientists.
Credit: Lauren Maunus. Protesters accuse the EPA of silencing scientists.
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Climate activists protest EPA censorship

Over 40 activists protested on Monday outside of a Save the Bay event in Providence in response to a last minute change in the program. The Save the Bay event was planned as an opportunity for scientists from the Environmental Protection Agency to present findings from a report on ecological changes in Narragansett Bay...

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The Haunters and the Haunted at Scary Acres, RI

WBRU heads out to Hope, RI to get behind the scenes at one of New England's largest haunted attractions.

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RIDP Women’s Caucus statement on DeLorenzo

The Rhode Island Democratic Party Women’s Caucus is calling for Democratic Party Second Vice Chair Joe DeLorenzo’s removal following his comments on sexual harassment...

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Regunberg announces bid for lieutenant governor

Rhode Island State Representative Aaron Regunberg announced his run for Lieutenant Governor this afternoon at the Aspray Boat House in Warwick...

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Protest against “propaganda” on WJAR

Around 60 protesters gathered near the highway in front of WJAR/Channel 10 Offices yesterday to target mandated right-wing content on WJAR. Protesters and organizers rallied against WJAR’s parent company, Sinclair Broadcast Group, which requires the channel air pro-Trump stories in local news broadcasts nine times a week...

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