Updated February 26 at 7:26pm
Advocacy
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The Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity and the Taxpayers Protection Alliance released a new report Wednesday identifying nearly $225 million in non-essential government spending in Rhode Island that could be used instead to fund tax cuts and the repeal of the Sakonnet River Bridge tolls. more
Health Concepts, Ltd., has won second place in the 4th annual national Pink Glove Dance Video competition. more
More than 50 families affected by congenital heart defects attended the American Heart Association’s fifth Little Heart Hero Day at Goddard Memorial State Park on Sept. 13. more
Executive director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick talks about leadership and the club’s partnerships. more
R.I. Public Transit Authority is partnering with the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation and Clear Channel to promote breast cancer awareness in a program dubbed “RIPTA Pink Out.” more
A report released Thursday by gun-violence prevention group Everytown for Gun Safety found that Rhode Island is among 12 states that have reported fewer than 100 records to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System designed to help keep individuals considered dangerously mentally ill from purchasing guns. more
A $471,000 federal grant has been awarded to Rhode Island College to train Master of Social Work students on how to treat youth aging out of foster care who have been exposed to traumatic situations. more
A $10,000 grant from Bank of America Rhode Island to the R.I. State Council on the Arts for its Big Yellow School Bus program is helping ensure that students can attend arts and cultural events during the school year. more
Twin River Casino and local law enforcement agencies have donated refurbished bicycles reclaimed from lost or stolen coffers or employee basements to the community for the holidays. more
More than 450 presents have been collected by customers and employees through a holiday gift drive at Panera Bread in the Providence Place mall and 10 other Panera bakery-cafes in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. more
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