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“Obviously we have something good, and someone is going to come along who is the right fit for it,” said Don Fecher, owner of Mama Kim’s Korean BBQ. Interest from buyers has exceeded expectations, he added.

Owner puts Mama Kim’s on the market

March 20, 2015 2 comments

Mama Kim’s Korean BBQ — a longtime staple of the College Hill food scene — is now for sale.

Brown junior authors state climate bill

March 20, 2015 5 comments

Solomon Goldstein-Rose ’16 has helped lead public input sessions on the bill and communicated with environmental groups, local businesses and labor groups.

Spotlight on the Statehouse: March 17, 2015

March 17, 2015 0 comments

Medicaid faces funding cuts, becomes subject of political drama Gov. Gina Raimondo included $46 million in “placeholder” cuts to the state’s Medicaid program in her proposed budget, released March 12, in addition to $45 million in cuts to hospitals and nursing homes. Before releasing the budget, Speaker of the House […]

Raimondo introduces first budget as governor

March 13, 2015 0 comments

Gov. Gina Raimondo outlined her budget proposal in her State of the State address Thursday night.

Representatives from the State House and R.I. universities have been working together to develop a bill that gives victims greater autonomy.

Sexual assault legislation under revision after community feedback

March 11, 2015 2 comments

The legislation is currently in the committee stage and will likely undergo significant changes before it reaches a vote.

Spotlight on the Statehouse: March 10, 2015

March 10, 2015 0 comments

Identical bills were introduced in the House and the Senate last week that would make the possession, growth and sale of marijuana legal in Rhode Island.

Former R.I. House Speaker Gordon Fox accepted more than $52,000 in bribes from the owners of Shark Bar and Grille on Thayer Street in exchange for a liquor license.

Former house speaker pleads guilty in corruption case

March 6, 2015 1 comment

Gordon Fox, former Speaker of the House for the General Assembly, pleaded guilty to federal charges of accepting bribes and wire fraud.

Spotlight on the Statehouse: March 5, 2015

March 5, 2015 0 comments

Michael Fine announced his resignation as director of the DOH Feb. 25 and is set to conclude his four-year tenure March 27, WPRI reported.

Chung Cho, owner of Gourmet Heaven, faces allegations of denying more than $140,000 in wages. Cho must respond to a summons from the court Thursday or he will lose the case.

Gourmet Heaven owner faces wage lawsuit

March 5, 2015 0 comments

Chung Cho, owner of the Gourmet Heaven grocery chain, must respond by Thursday to a summons, or he will lose a federal wage theft suit.

South Street construction to start in April

March 5, 2015 0 comments

The power station, adjacent to the I-195 redevelopment land, will house administrative offices for the University and nursing facilities for URI and RIC.