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By rejecting again the expansion of gambling at Newport Grand, voters in the City by the Sea have sent a clear message about the direction they want their city to take. But the message has implications far beyond what happens in Newport. more
Democrat Gina M. Raimondo beat Republican challenger Allan W. Fung to become Rhode Island’s first woman governor Tuesday, with 40 percent of the vote compared to Fung’s 36.2 percent, according to ri.gov. more
Somewhere out there an aide to former Gov. Lincoln Chafee is hoping the Federal Election Commission doesn’t watch CNN. more
Last week's creation of a "Lean Government Initiative" by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo may not get as much attention as other, more high-profile actions, such as, say, the settlement of the state's pension lawsuits. But it has the potential to be every bit … more
A newly formed I-195 Redevelopment District Commission met for the first time Monday, encouraged in welcoming comments by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza, and its own leadership. more
Luis A. Aponte was elected City Council president on Tuesday, defeating councilman Nicholas J. Narducci Jr. in a 9-6 vote, according to information from the city clerk’s office. more
(Editor’s note: This two-part package is part of a planned series of stories on statewide ballot questions voters will consider.) more
PROVIDENCE – Former state Rep. Leonidis Medina was sentenced to 20 years after being found guilty by a jury of misusing an immigrant’s life insurance settlement. He will serve three years with 17 suspended with probation. more
Making the Rhode Island economy grow and produce bountiful, high-paying jobs are the top priorities of every candidate for governor in 2014. more
Cape Wind Associates LLC has reportedly signed a lease agreement with the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center to use an industrial terminal that the agency is building on the waterfront here, apparently for staging and assembly of Cape Wind’s 130-turbine wind turbine project in Nantucket Sound, the Boston Business Journal has reported. more
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