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The R.I. Commerce Corp. has agreed to a $12.5 million proposed settlement with several defendants involved in the pending 38 Studios lawsuit. more
Hours before the first face-off of the Democratic presidential campaign, former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley stood in the far left corner of the White Star Ale House, a sleek bar in downtown Cedar Rapids, greeting a line of voters, some committed, others not so much. more
It’s not exactly up there with immigration, trade, and abortion for controversy: Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew’s announcement earlier this week that a redesigned $10 bill will feature a portrait of a woman is one of the few feel-good stories of the summer. more
Donald J. Farish, president of Roger Williams University in Bristol, recently penned a column for The Chronicle of Higher Education about college affordability. more
Gov. Raimondo’s proposed fiscal year 2017 budget contains a line that if adopted would increase the excise tax on cigarettes by 25 cents a pack. more
Former state representative Donald J. Lally Jr. has resigned his position as the small business liaison in the Raimondo administration. more
A note on Lincoln Chafee. He said Friday that he was dropping out of the presidential race. I’d say that he finally admitted that he wasn’t really running in the first place. more
Nearly 500 attendees at the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce annual dinner received both a quick pep talk from Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and assurances from Pawtucket Red Sox Chairman Larry Lucchino that the team was re-committing itself to minor league baseball in Pawtucket. more
The funeral for former Providence Mayor Vincent “Buddy” Cianci Jr. was held Monday. more
What he’s got: Local, state, and federal governing experience as a former Rhode Island mayor, governor, and U.S. senator; party loyalties that have run the gamut from Republican to independent to Democrat; despite those shifting affiliations, a consistently liberal record on domestic and foreign policy; a patrician pedigree and demeanor, an idiosyncratic biography (after schooling at Andover and Brown, he moved to Montana to learn horseshoeing and spent years working at racetracks as a farrier), and a dry, wry Yankee wit. more
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