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Both Democratic candidate Gina Raimondo and Republican candidate Allan Fung emphasized their support for women’s reproductive rights.

Gubernatorial candidates debate 38 Studios loan repayment

October 22, 2014 0 comments

Repayment of the 38 Studios loan and reproductive rights dominated discussion Tuesday night at the gubernatorial debate.

The 21st Annual Report on the Performance of State Highway Systems found that over 50 percent of bridges in the state are deficient and eligible for federally funded repairs.

State infrastructure falls flat

October 21, 2014 0 comments

Rhode Island placed 47th in the country in the overall condition of its highway systems in 2012.

Jane Hayward, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Health Center Association speaks about the importance of community health centers in Rhode Island in a lecture Monday.

Community health center expansion brings savings, challenges

October 21, 2014 0 comments

The Alpert Medical School hosted a lecture Monday on Rhode Island’s community health centers.

Elections Roundup: Oct. 21, 2014

October 21, 2014 0 comments

Gubernatorial candidates Democrat Gina Raimondo, Republican Allan Fung and Moderate Robert Healey will face off in a debate Tuesday night.

Reports examine profiling among R.I. police departments

October 16, 2014 0 comments

Report on race and traffic stops found that “in 24 Rhode Island communities, minorities were more likely to be pulled over than whites for a traffic stop.”

At Rhode Island College, student-athletes were targeted for alcohol education because the school hopes they will “promote responsible behavior among the whole student body,” an administrator said.

RIC lectures target drinking among athletes

October 16, 2014 0 comments

Rhode Island College Athletic Director Don Tencher hosted two mandatory alcohol education sessions for student-athletes at the school earlier this month.

Elections Roundup: Oct. 15, 2014

October 16, 2014 0 comments

Former Massachusetts governor and 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney will visit Rhode Island Thursday.

People with disabilities have can have difficulty navigating through city streets because city planning does not adequately take their needs into account. Providence ranked lowest in accessibility among 150 cities surveyed.

Providence found unfavorable for people with disabilities

October 16, 2014 0 comments

A survey released this month by personal finance networking website WalletHub ranks Providence worst in terms of livability for people with disabilities.

Conference focuses on campus sexual assault

October 16, 2014 1 comment

Local law enforcement officers, attorneys general, Rhode Island educators and “victim advocates” continue to consider how to address campus sexual assaults.

Comments on Buddy Cianci’s criminal history punctuated Wednesday’s mayoral debate, showing the intensifying race as Nov. 4 draws near.

Elorza, Harrop target Cianci’s record

October 16, 2014 3 comments

“The next mayor of Providence faces daunting challenges,” said James Morone as he introduced the three mayoral candidates.