• Rhode Island Dec 28, 2020

    The Top Rhode Island Stories of 2020

    The coronavirus pandemic was far and away Rhode Island’s top story of 2020, and as the year drew to a close, the state briefly led the nation in virus cases per capita. Gov. Gina Raimondo, criticized by some for not doing enough to slow the spread of COVID-19, grabbed headlines early in the pandemic for doing what others thought was…

  • Tech Tuesday Nov 3, 2020

    Tech Tuesday: Google, AP Partner Up to Push Accurate Election Information

    Mike Proulx, advertising lecturer at Boston University, explains a new partnership between Google and the Associated Press to provide accurate election results.

  • Rhode Island Nov 4, 2020

    RI Democrat Jack Reed Wins Reelection to US Senate

    It’s election time again in the “calamari comeback state” of Rhode Island. A statewide referendum that would shorten Rhode Island’s official name and the Democratic House speaker’s tight race for reelection dominated Tuesday’s election in the Ocean State. A glance at the races and issues Rhode Islanders are deciding: Rhode Island has backed a Republican for the White House only four...

  • Rhode Island Jun 23, 2020

    RI Signs Order Removing ‘Providence Plantations' From State's Formal Name

    Gov. Gina Raimondo on Monday signed executive order to remove the phrase “Providence Plantations” from various official state documents as well as executive agency websites. The move, which was formally announced at an afternoon press conference, came after several weeks of meetings with community and youth leaders and was an effort to address racial inequities in the state following a…

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