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The Community Safety Act, which unanimously passed Thursday evening, banned racial profiling by police, among other regulation aimed at strengthening relations between the police and the Providence community.

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Initial Community Safety Act vote passes unanimously in City Hall

April 21, 2017 0 comments

The Providence City Council unanimously passed the Community Safety Act Thursday night at Providence City Hall, with 12 city council members voting yes

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New restaurants to come to Thayer Street

April 17, 2017 0 comments

While the departure of Thayer Street staples like Nice Slice, Rockstar and Johnny Rockets may have been a blow to the College Hill community

Education summit seeks input of community

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Education summit seeks input of community

April 11, 2017 0 comments

Residents and educators of all backgrounds gathered to create a future vision for the city’s education system.

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Wow Barbecue to move into 183 Angell St. between March, May

April 11, 2017 0 comments

A new restaurant is coming to Thayer in the form of Wow Barbecue, a Chinese eatery with two locations already open in Boston.

Perez ’83 advocates for RI Promise program

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Perez ’83 advocates for RI Promise program

April 6, 2017 0 comments

Tom Perez ’83 P’18 and Gov. Gina Raimondo spoke on the necessity of higher education in creating jobs and opportunity.

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March crime log reveals string of bicycle thefts

April 3, 2017 0 comments

A student’s Blue Power Climber 10 speed bicycle was stolen from the bicycle rack outside Barbour Hall. The bike was worth around $50.

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.