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Protests greet VP Pence outside governors’ meeting

The second day of the National Governors Association meeting in Providence is underway. Today’s agenda features speeches by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Vice President Mike Pence, who was met in Providence by protests...

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Q&A with Vanessa Flores-Maldonado, Campaign Coordinator of the CSA

Vanessa Flores-Maldonado is the campaign coordinator for the Providence Community Safety Act, a city ordinance that passed recently after four years of work from local groups like the Providence Youth Student Movement, Direct Action for Rights and Equality, and the Olneyville Neighborhood Association...

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Providence City Hall Photo by Mackenzie Abernethy
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Ordinance Committee Seeks Revisions for Community Safety Act

The Providence City Council Ordinance Committee voted against bringing the Community Safety Act to a full city council vote yesterday. The committee said that there are conflicts between the language of the proposed ordinance and state and federal law...

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Woman to lead Rhode Island State Police for first time

Today it was announced that Colonel Ann Assumpico will be the next leader of the Rhode Island State Police. She will be the first woman to lead any police agency within the state...

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Photo by Mackenzie Abernethy
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Homeless advocates meet with Mayor Elorza to discuss police harassment

Today a group of homeless people and community organizers met with Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza to discuss continued harassment from the police...

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Providence man begins cross country journey for climate change

On Thursday, Mark Baumer left his house in Providence to go for a walk. He won’t be back until January of 2017, after he’s finished his walk across the country ending in Los Angeles...

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Providence Community Safety Act has first hearing

The Providence Community Safety Act had its first public hearing on Wednesday. The proposed city ordinance, first introduced by a coalition of community organizations over two years ago, offers a 12 point plan aimed at producing greater police accountability...

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The 25 Best Rhode Island Rappers Of 2015 (So Far)

Despite being the smallest state in the country, Rhode Island’s rap scene offers a plethora of dope acts emerging from all cities. From Providence to Pawtucket, or from Cranston to Newport, the Ocean state couldn’t be more exciting or diverse musically – especially when it comes to those who spit

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95.5 Premiere: Vick Mucka – “Take Risks” [VIDEO]

By @PostalOnAir 

20-year-old rapper Vick Mucka releases the official video for his new single "Take Risks" and 95.5 has your exclusive premiere

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The Daily Show Comes to Providence

Adam Lowitt, an Executive Producer and Writer at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, calls in to WBRU to talk about his upcoming performance at the Columbus Theater in Providence this Saturday at 9:30 p...

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