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Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 08:50 PM EST

Gov. Raimondo Speech Outlines Education and Economic Goals

Gov. Raimondo Speech Outlines Education and Economic Goals

Gov. Gina Raimondo used her annual State of the State address to make the case for investments in job training and education before a joint session of the General Assembly.

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 10:01 PM EST

Sean Spicer Buys Home Near Michael Flynn in Rhode Island

Sean Spicer Buys Home Near Michael Flynn in Rhode Island

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer has bought a house in Rhode Island, and his new neighbor is a familiar face from their days together in the Trump administration: former national security...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 01:32 PM EST

Massachusetts' 1st Black Woman DA to Speak at Roger Williams

Massachusetts' 1st Black Woman DA to Speak at Roger Williams

Massachusetts' first woman of color to serve as a district attorney will speak at Roger Williams University to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Suffolk County DA Rachael Rollins will deliver the annual MLK Jr....

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 11:55 AM EST

RI Gov. Raimondo to Propose Legalization of Recreational Pot

RI Gov. Raimondo to Propose Legalization of Recreational Pot

Gov. Gina Raimondo will propose within the next week that Rhode Island legalize the sale of marijuana for recreational use, she said. The state is facing the "inevitable" prospect of being encircled by...

Sunday, Jan 13, 2019 at 12:07 PM EST

Crews Ready for Highway, Bridge Work in RI

Crews Ready for Highway, Bridge Work in RI

There's some good news and bad news for Rhode Islanders: Key roads and bridges are getting much-needed repairs _ but it's going to mean detours and headaches. The state Department of Transportation says it's...

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