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Graduate student unionization affiliation vote closes

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Graduate student unionization affiliation vote closes

March 22, 2017 0 comments

Today, the debate over graduate student unionization at the University starts a new chapter.

East Side bookstore to leave Wayland Square

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East Side bookstore to leave Wayland Square

March 15, 2017 0 comments

For 21 years, Kristin Sollenberger has owned and operated Paper Nautilus, a secondhand bookstore at 5 South Angell St.

Rhode Island bill seeks to limit conversion therapy

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Rhode Island bill seeks to limit conversion therapy

March 14, 2017 0 comments

Conversion therapy has come under fire in the State Assembly of Rhode Island, where it is still a legal practice.

Ethanol train runs off tracks into multi-lane road

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Ethanol train runs off tracks into multi-lane road

March 12, 2017 0 comments

An ethanol train ran off its tracks around 1 a.m. Wednesday in the south side of Providence.

Paul Ryan’s RI visit on youth education programs elicits protests

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Paul Ryan’s RI visit on youth education programs elicits protests

March 2, 2017 0 comments

“Stop your lying, lyin’ Ryan!” chanted protesters as they greeted the Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, R-Wis, during his visit to the Ocean State.

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Citywide conversation tackles race, environment in Providence

February 27, 2017 0 comments

Community organizers and residents gathered to launch a discussion on the role race and racism play in the environmental challenges that Providence faces.

City Council considers ordinance amendment

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City Council considers ordinance amendment

February 24, 2017 0 comments

The Providence City Council will consider an ordinance amendment that would limit the city’s funding of projects associated with the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Indivisible RI seeks to obstruct Trump agenda

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Indivisible RI seeks to obstruct Trump agenda

February 22, 2017 0 comments

Progressives across the country are seeking to create something of a new Tea Party in the grassroot movement known as Indivisible.

Mayor discusses redevelopment of Kennedy Plaza

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Mayor discusses redevelopment of Kennedy Plaza

February 17, 2017 0 comments

“This is a historic moment for Kennedy Plaza,” Elorza said, noting that a final undeveloped parcel of land in the city center will soon be completed.

R.I. lawmakers reintroduce law to protect abortion rights

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R.I. lawmakers reintroduce law to protect abortion rights

February 15, 2017 0 comments

Rhode Island lawmakers have reintroduced the Reproductive Health Care Act to protect the right to have an abortion in the state.