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The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit this week against Darlington Fabrics of Westerly on behalf of a University of Rhode Island graduate student who said she was denied a summer internship because she is a medical marijuana patient. more
The Providence Earns Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index issued by the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization. more
Nearly all of Rhode Island teachers and leaders were rated effective or highly effective, according to a second annual report on the Rhode Island evaluation systems released on Thursday. more
U.S. Rep James R. Langevin is accepting applications for interns in his Rhode Island and Washington, DC, offices for the spring semester of 2015. more
Fitch Ratings has upgraded the ratings on the City of Pawtucket’s outstanding general obligation bonds to BBB+ from BBB-, and revised the rating outlook to stable from from positive. more
A report from the national Annie E. Casey Foundation said that job training is needed to lift families out of poverty, and that public, nonprofit and private sectors must work together to reduce poverty among the 10 million families with low incomes that have young children in the United States. more
The Supreme Court has upheld a judgment that said the state of Rhode Island is not liable for injuries a New York man received when visiting Newport’s Cliff Walk, a decision Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin applauded. more
Ira C. Magaziner will serve as keynote speaker for “Putting Health Care Reform in Context: A Civil Discussion” at Rhode Island College on Nov. 19. more
Providence Mayor Angel Taveras and Cranston Mayor Allan Fung will host a joint job fair for more than 80 area unemployed residents on Nov. 12 at 1 p.m. at Roger Williams Park Casino at 1000 Elmwood Ave. more
Mayor-elect Jorge Elorza has filled three key positions in his administration, naming Tony Simon chief of staff, Brett Smiley chief operating officer and Rep. Grace Diaz senior adviser on community relations. more
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