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Casino Connection, Flickr http://bit.ly/2lDDD7N Governor Raimondo was always supportive of the new law.
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Raimondo signs Protect RI Families Act

Governor Gina Raimondo has officially signed the Protect Rhode Island Families Act into law. On Monday, there was a ceremonial signing of the new law, which was passed in late September...

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Manafort influential in Rhode Island politics

President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was indicted on federal conspiracy and money laundering charges Monday. He is one of three of Trump’s top aides who were charged by the FBI Special Council, in an announcement that offers the most damning evidence linking the Trump campaign with Russian intelligence services...

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Fallen branches on a quad in Brown University
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Storm causes power outages and school closures

More than 140,000 Rhode Island households and businesses lost power after stormy weather Sunday night, according to numbers from National Grid. In Providence County more than 66,000 residents and businesses are currently without power, according to ABC6 News.

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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
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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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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.
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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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