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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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Police launch “Border to Border” seat belt campaign

One of the biggest travel weekends of the year is coming up. The East Providence and Seekonk police are teaming up to make sure drivers are buckling up and staying safe this Memorial Day weekend...

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Rhode Island voters line up at a polling station in Central Falls.
Rhode Island voters line up at a polling station in Central Falls.
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Sanders, Trump win in Ocean State

America’s smallest state doesn’t usually stand out during primary season, but this year was different. Bernie Sanders received nearly 55 percent of the Democratic vote in Rhode Island, winning by a larger margin than expected...

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The youngest daughter of Moe Tirado, a mother who has suffered from the National Grid's utility shut offs, had to spend extra time in daycare when her home lost electricity.
The youngest daughter of Moe Tirado, a mother who has suffered from the National Grid's utility shut offs, had to spend extra time in daycare when her home lost electricity.
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Documentary sheds light on impact of utility shutoffs

“Here with you. Here for you.” That’s the tagline of National Grid, the company that provides natural gas and electricity to customers throughout the state...

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Caitlyn Sit's "Play" featured among other work at the 'SeeHerWork' Gallery in RISD Graphic Design Commons

photo by Sienna Giraldi
Caitlyn Sit's "Play" featured among other work at the 'SeeHerWork' Gallery in RISD Graphic Design Commons photo by Sienna Giraldi
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R.I. graphic design community levels the playing field for women

The average American adult is exposed to over 3,000 advertisements every day: when they turn on the TV, walk down the cereal aisle, scroll through Facebook or now even Instagram...

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Credit: Mike Salerno
URI's synthetic cadavers are full-sized bodies made of fibers, water, and salt.
Credit: Mike Salerno URI's synthetic cadavers are full-sized bodies made of fibers, water, and salt.
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University of Rhode Island purchases synthetic cadavers

In class today, students at the University Rhode Island used synthetic cadavers for the first time. The school recently purchased four synthetic cadavers, which look and feel like real human bodies...

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Photo: Sebastian Łucek
Photo: Sebastian Łucek
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Presidential campaigns enter Rhode Island in full force

The Rhode Island primaries are almost here, and candidates are starting to turn their attention towards Rhode Island. Over the past few days, Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, and Bernie Sanders have all opened campaign offices in the state in preparation for the primary on April 26th...

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Credit: Will Hart
Credit: Will Hart
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Neighborhood watch begins in downtown Providence

Until yesterday, downtown Providence was the only neighborhood in the city without a neighborhood watch. Last night, community members met with city leaders from Mayor Jorge Elorza's Office at the Providence Public Library to innaugurate the new downtown neighborhood watch...

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Rhode Islanders press for drivers licenses for undocumented immigrants

On Tuesday, more than one hundred local politicians, clergy members, social justice activists, and community members gathered at the State House for the hearing of Bill 7610...

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Credit: blackstudies.site Educator Marco McWilliams lectures in the DARE Black Studies classroom in downtown Providence
Credit: blackstudies.site Educator Marco McWilliams lectures in the DARE Black Studies classroom in downtown Providence
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DARE offers free, black studies program

Listen to the radio story here.

"Folks they see gentrification every day in their community, they see poverty every day in their community, they see labor exploitation, they see police brutality all the time, you know they don’t have to wait for college or to take a class to be confronted with those kind of things, and so we shouldn’t have to wait for college to be confronted with some critical political analysis...

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R.I. event series highlights women in graphic design

The Rhode Island chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts is giving female graphic designers more visibility through an event series this month...

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