Updated December 11 at 12:31am
Politics
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Providence residents who voted to approve the $40 million infrastructure bond on Tuesday might be surprised to learn it passed, but won’t be used. more
U.S. stocks were little changed in the aftermath of Donald Trump’s surprise presidential election win, as speculation the Republican will pursue business-friendly policies offset some of the broader uncertainty surrounding his ascent. more
(Updated 3:40 p.m.) Unofficial election results show that House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello lost his District 15 seat in Cranston by 147 votes to Republican challenger Steven Frias, but media outlets are reporting that he is saying he won. more
Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States in a stunning repudiation of the political establishment that jolted financial markets and likely will reorder the nation’s priorities and fundamentally alter America’s relationship with the world. more
Donald’s Populist Punch trumped Hillary’s Liberal Limeade in Yacht Club Bottling Works’ “Soda Pop Poll,” according to results released Tuesday, Election Day. more
Preserve the U.S. political establishment or blow it up? more
The Justice Department will deploy 500 personnel to polling stations on Election Day, including in Providence and Pawtucket, to help protect voters against discrimination and intimidation, down from 2012 as the result of a Supreme Court ruling that gutted part of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. more
The Rhode Island Progressive Democrats, a statewide organization of 500 members, has taken a position opposing the Twin River Tiverton casino. more
Restaurant executives are increasingly blaming this year’s presidential election for creating negative news and crimping sales. more
Accountants, actuaries, politicians and union leaders are scheduled to meet on Friday to discuss the looming Rhode Island crisis related to public pensions and other post-employment benefits at a seminar dubbed “The Gathering Storm.” more
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