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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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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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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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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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The CRMC is responsible for making sure facilities align with coastal regulations.
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CRMC hearing on NG

Earlier this month, Rhode Island’s primary energy provider, National Grid, proposed the construction of a $180 million liquid natural gas (LNG) facility in Providence...

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Rhode Island Democratic Party Women’s Caucus holds first fundraiser

The Women’s Caucus of the Rhode Island Democratic Party (RIDP) held its first fundraiser on Tuesday at the Roger Williams Park Casino in Providence...

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Kilmartin opposed to a Sinclair Broadcast Group merger

Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin and three other attorneys general are opposed to a potential Sinclair Broadcast Group merger, and are urging the Federal Communications Commission to reject the proposal...

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Community members discuss solutions to the many blighted properties in Providence
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City holds community conversation about vacant and abandoned properties

The City of Providence hosted a community conversation at Providence Career and Technical Academy about how to repurpose and revitalize vacant and abandoned property last night. The event also introduced community development leaders from the University of Memphis Law School who will inspect various blighted properties in the city and give recommendations how to fix the problem.

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RI attorney appointed special master to oversee UHIP

On Thursday, federal judge William E. Smith appointed attorney Deming Sherman to serve as Special Master to oversee Rhode Island’s troubled public benefits program...

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Executive order establishes Providence municipal ID’s

On Thursday, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza signed an executive order establishing the Providence Municipal ID Program. The program aims to provide a government-issued identification to residents of the city who are 14 and older...

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U.S. Rep. David Cicilline criticizes potential $3.9 billion Sinclair Broadcasting Group merger

U.S. Representative David Cicilline of Rhode Island criticized the proposed merger between the Sinclair Broadcasting Group and Tribune Media Company yesterday in a letter to the leaders of the Department of Justice and the Federal Communications Commission...

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

Read More

Fallen branches on a quad in Brown University
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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