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WalletHub ranked cities with the most and least efficient spending on education, and Providence ranked near the bottom of the list at No. 79. more
What he’s got: Local, state, and federal governing experience as a former Rhode Island mayor, governor, and U.S. senator; party loyalties that have run the gamut from Republican to independent to Democrat; despite those shifting affiliations, a consistently liberal record on domestic and foreign policy; a patrician pedigree and demeanor, an idiosyncratic biography (after schooling at Andover and Brown, he moved to Montana to learn horseshoeing and spent years working at racetracks as a farrier), and a dry, wry Yankee wit. more
The National Park Service has added the city’s century-old Standard Paper Box Corp. mill complex to the National Register of Historic Places, State Historic Preservation Officer Edward F. Sanderson, executive director of the state Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission, said Tuesday. more
Nine individuals have been nominated to serve on the new R.I. Executive Climate Change Science and Technical Advisory Board. more
The National Park Service has added Cedar Hill, a historic estate in the Cowesett neighborhood of Warwick, to the National Register of Historic Places, according to Edward F. Sanderson, executive director of the R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission. more
The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that gay marriage is legal nationwide is a “victory for America,” President Barack Obama said, declaring that justice had arrived for same-sex couples with “a thunderbolt.” more
Marlen A. Bautista has been promoted to chief of the R.I. Division of Taxation's Corporate Tax section. She holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Rhode Island. more
Daniel T. Clemence has been promoted to chief of tax processing services at the R.I. Division of Taxation's Project Oversight and Development section. He holds a B.S. in accounting from the University of Rhode Island. more
Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiornia may be best known as the former CEO of Hewlett- Packard, but it turns out that another candidate holds more stock in the technology firm these days. more
The sponsor behind legislation that would change the firefighter overtime law said he is not seeking a vote at this time, and instead will seek funding to conduct a review of staffing and overtime to see if the state could benefit from a defined workweek for public safety personnel. more
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