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Rep. Cicilline urges Obama to suspend Trump intelligence briefing

This week, Rhode Island Representative David Cicilline, wrote a letter to President Barack Obama, asking him to suspend Donald Trump’s classified intelligence briefing — a courtesy offer that has been extended to presidential nominees since 1952...

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Sanders meets with R.I. delegates at Democratic National Convention

This morning, Bernie Sanders addressed the Rhode Island delegation over breakfast at the Wyndham Garden Airport Hotel near the Democratic National Convention...

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Credit: J. Mulson, Flickr
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Providence locals host ‘End Rape Culture’ event

Last night, more than 30 community members gathered at The Salon in downtown Providence to take a stance against rape culture. They signed letters, asking California’s Commission on Judicial Performance to unseat Judge Aaron Persky — the judge who presided over the controversial Stanford University rape case last month...

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Credit: kemorgan65, Flickr
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R.I. committee gathers to discuss Every Student Succeeds Act

The Rhode Island Committee of Practitioners held its first meeting Wednesday night. The goal of the 25-member committee is to provide feedback and input to the Rhode Island Department of Education as they transition to the Every Student Succeeds Act, or ESSA...

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Women currently make up about 15 percent of the military.
Credit: Sgt. Kandi Huggins, Flickr
Women currently make up about 15 percent of the military. Credit: Sgt. Kandi Huggins, Flickr
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Women’s ties to military draft debated

“I really feel that military women in the service are a big asset," said Navy veteran Ginny Hanson, from North Kingstown, Rhode Island. She served in the mid-1960s, around the time the Department of Defense removed a 2 percent ceiling, which limited the number of women who could be on active duty...

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Governor Raimondo meets in Burrillville to discuss proposed power plant

A long awaited meeting with Governor Gina Raimondo over the future of a proposed power plant took place in Burrillville on Monday night. About 600 people filled up the auditorium at Burrillville High School...

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Pawtucket community members lock arms for peace

Last night, members of the Pawtucket community came together to lock arms for peace, in an event organized by #300women. There have been at least 6 shootings in the city recently, according to Pawtucket resident Melissa DaRosa...

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Morne de Klerk, Getty Images
Morne de Klerk, Getty Images
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Bernie Sanders endorses Hillary Clinton for president

Today, Senator Bernie Sanders endorsed Secretary Hillary Clinton at a rally in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. This move is an effort to unify the Democratic Party and bring Sander’s supporters to Clinton’s side...

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A Providence Police Department car, out in the streets. Credit: Mackenzie Abernethy
A Providence Police Department car, out in the streets. Credit: Mackenzie Abernethy
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Rhode Islanders respond: Louisiana police shoot black man

Just after midnight last night, a white Louisiana police officer shot and killed Alton Sterling, a 37-year-old black man outside of a convenience store in Baton Rouge...

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Photo by Mackenzie Abernethy
Photo by Mackenzie Abernethy
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Providence high school seniors prepare for college over the summer

This summer, 21 rising high school seniors in Providence will take classes at Providence College to prepare for academic life after high school...

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