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Community argues against restaurant

Problems with rowdy crowds at a Providence nightclub, including reports of fights, underage drinking and weapons, may keep the owner from getting the city's permission to open another establishment in Fox Point. 

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Proposed budget seeks to lower state deficit

The Rhode Island House Finance Committee approved a budget plan last Friday which would dramatically cut state aid to cities and towns and increase taxes on cigarettes and gas. The plan was proposed by Democratic leaders in the House of Representatives and Senate, and will go before the House on Wednesday ...

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A food fight at Providence Place

Diners at Providence Place Mall's food court may wonder why Gourmet India's basmati rice is dyed yellow. The answer: a four-year legal battle with neighboring Chinese eatery Cathay Cathay, whose contract guarantees it a monopoly on white rice in the food court.

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Narragansett moving forward on wind power

Plans for wind turbine development are moving forward in Narragansett, bringing the state a step closer to Gov. Donald Carcieri's '65 renewable energy goal - to use wind to produce 15 percent of the state's energy by 2011.

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Students rally for campaign finance reform

It may have been snowing, but that did not deter members of the Brown chapter of Democracy Matters from trekking down to the state house Tuesday afternoon, posters in hand, for a press conference in support of the Rhode Island Public Financing of Elections Act.

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State grapples with new changes to Medicaid

Rhode Island became the first state to gain control of its Medicaid program last month when the General Assembly approved an unprecedented deal between Governor Donald Carcieri '65 and the Bush administration. The Medicaid waiver provides the state with greater flexibility in exchange for a cap on federal ...

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