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Politics experts explore implications of midterm elections

Four political science faculty experts spent Wednesday night unpacking the complicated results of Tuesday’s midterm elections at a panel hosted by the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy. Reactions varied from cautious optimism about increased diversity and the failure of the predicted ...

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Magaziner defeats Fung in highly contested race for CD2

Seth Magaziner ’06, the general treasurer of Rhode Island and Democratic candidate for the state’s 2nd Congressional District seat in the United States House of Representatives, defeated Republican Allan Fung on Tuesday night, according to projections from WPRI-12. Fung conceded to Magaziner ...


Metro Roundup: Bonds on the ballot

Tomorrow, Rhode Island residents will head to the polls. Along with a gubernatorial election, a tightly-contested U.S. House race and contests for local and state representatives, voters will decide on three state bond referenda.  Meanwhile, development remains ongoing downtown: The Providence ...


Trader Joe's opens for business in Fox Point

Following years of speculation and an official announcement last week, Trader Joe’s held a grand opening ceremony Thursday morning for its new Fox Point location that was attended by over 100 shoppers. The new location — the first Trader Joe’s in Providence — is a welcome addition ...


Long-awaited Trader Joe’s opening slated for next Thursday

After years of waiting and speculation, the Fox Point Trader Joe's will have its grand opening next Thursday, Nov. 3. “Moments before doors open at 8 a.m., there will be a brief ceremonial ribbon cutting,” according to a press release from the grocery store chain. “Store Captain Linda Iannitti ...


CDC recommends COVID bivalent booster for kids

On Oct. 12 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expanded its recommendation for the updated bivalent COVID-19 vaccine booster to include children ages five through 11, according to a CDC press release. The updated vaccines include Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 spike proteins, which target Omicron ...

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