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Web update: Students deliver petition asking U. to pay more

Roughly 60 students delivered a petition with more than 600 signatures to the University Friday demanding Brown increase its payments to Providence. The group said they believe the University needs to provide more financial support to the city in order to rebuild Brown's relationship with Providence, ...


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Seven sue to block banner removal

Seven people are seeking an injunction to block a federal judge's ruling that ordered Cranston High School West to remove a prayer banner from its auditorium, the Providence Journal reported. After almost two months of debating whether to appeal the ruling, the banner was officially removed last weekend.  ...


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Bill would protect service tips

A bill was introduced last week in the Rhode Island House of Representatives that would prevent employers in the service industry from taking a cut of their employees' tips. The bill is sponsored by Rep. Christopher Blazejewski, D-Providence and East Providence, and has also gained the support of a ...


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Legislation would allow doctors to apologize

Actor James Woods spoke in favor of a proposed bill that would allow doctors to apologize to their patients without legal repercussions at a House Committee on Judiciary hearing last night. The "benevolent gestures" bill was introduced by Rep. Joseph McNamara, D-Warwick and Cranston. Similar legislation ...


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Bill would let undocumented students pay in-state tuition

Legislation that would allow undocumented students to pay in-state tuition rates was introduced last month in the Rhode Island General Assembly. The Tuition Equity Bill, sponsored by state Rep. Grace Diaz, D-Providence, and state Sen. Juan Pichardo, D-Providence, would uphold a decision made last fall ...


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Occupiers urge Biden to tax the rich

About 20 demonstrators lined up outside the Biltmore Hotel in downtown Providence Thursday to protest the arrival of Vice President Joe Biden, who was in town to support Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse at a fundraiser for his re-election campaign.






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