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It is not often Rhode Island finds itself on the front lines of a First Amendment issue. But this is one of those times. The story begins with accusations of sexual misconduct by a teacher in Warwick. The school committee commissioned a … more
May is graduation season. No offense to the high schools and colleges that said goodbye to their students, but for graduates of one particular and very small program, the stakes are a lot higher than which beach to spend the next few months at. … more
PROVIDENCE – Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and 35 other attorneys general on Sept. 22 filed an antitrust lawsuit against the makers of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat opioid addiction, over allegations that the companies engaged … more
PROVIDENCE – An investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division found that Jacky's Waterplace & Sushi Bar and its owner violated the minimum wage, overtime and recordkeeping requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act. They … more
You never actually own a synagogue. You merely take care of it for the next generation. That’s the essence of a 106-page court decision that’s transferred control of the historic Touro synagogue in Newport, from a New York City congregation to a local one seeking to revive the institution’s religious life. more
NEW BEDFORD – Federal authorities raided one of the best-known seafood wholesalers in the Northeast late last month, arresting owner Carlos Rafael on charges of conspiracy and falsifying records. Rafael, 64, of Carlos Seafood on South … more
NEW BEDFORD – Fishing magnate Carlos Rafael has been indicted by federal prosecutors for lying about fish catches and smuggling cash to Portugal through Logan International Airport in Boston, in a multiyear scheme involving hundreds of thousands … more
Omar Mateen, who killed 49 people in an Orlando nightclub Sunday, was a walking red flag. He was abusive, unstable and prone to rages. He boasted of ties to every terrorist group under the sun. more
Hugh T. Clements Jr., chief of police in Providence, has been appointed president of the Rhode Island Police Chiefs Association. He is the first Providence police chief to serve as president of the association since 1960. He holds a B.A. in … more
A Superior Court judge on Friday approved a proposed $2.5 million settlement between the state and former executives of the failed video game company 38 Studios LLC, including former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling. more
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