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Three questions: What does Donald J. Trump’s election portend for higher education? How should we respond to ill-conceived, threatening, or dangerous initiatives from Washington? Is higher education somehow complicit in President-elect Trump’s victory? more
U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed announced Friday $9.3 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation to reduce jet noise affecting residents living near T.F. Green Airport. Of the $9.3 million, $887,032 is expected to help to voluntarily acquire three homes impacted by aircraft noise. An additional $8,435,954 will provide sound insulation mitigation to airport-area residences. more
PROVIDENCE – R.I. Republican Party Chairman Brandon Bell filed a formal complaint Oct. 31 with the R.I. Board of Elections over a mailer endorsing Democratic House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported. The complaint alleges … more
In the blame games following the U.S. election, the social networks, especially Facebook, are getting a hard time for allegedly aiding the spread of fake news. more
We all learned in school that our system of government involves three separate branches - the legislative, executive and judicial - each with the ability to keep the others from becoming too powerful or exceeding their authority. more
The campaign for the U.K. to quit the European Union was forced onto the back foot Monday as momentum shifted back to “Remain” three days before the EU referendum. The pound jumped the … more
(Updated 2:42 p.m.) City Council Majority Leader Kevin Jackson has been arrested and will be arraigned this afternoon for allegedly misappropriating $12,000 in campaign contributions and embezzling $127,000 from the Providence Cobras, a youth track and field organization that he founded. more
PROVIDENCE – The House Republican caucus has unanimously elected Rep. Patricia Morgan, R-Coventry, as the first female House minority leader. Rep. Blake A. Filippi, R-Block Island, was chosen to serve as the first millennial House … more
Consumer confidence rose to a five-month high in early November as Americans became more upbeat about the economy in the days before the presidential election concluded. more
Donald Trump and Republicans are about to encounter a political nightmare: unraveling Obamacare. more
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