Updated August 25 at 6:29pm
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The shooting of 12 police officers in Dallas on Thursday suggests spiraling violence: The cops were shot during a protest against the shooting of black men by police. A vicious circle of etribution would be something new for the United States where, unlike in other developed countries, killings by police far outnumber officer deaths in the line of duty. more
The Ethics Commission on Tuesday found probable cause that former state Rep. Donald J. Lally Jr. violated the state’s revolving-door rules when he accepted a state job last summer three months after leaving the General Assembly. more
The General Assembly passed legislation Thursday that allows Twin River to transfer Newport Grand operations to a new casino in Tiverton – if voters approve the measure statewide and in the proposed host town. more
Now and then a worthy economic proposal comes along that seems as politically unattainable as it is sensible. Then, on closer inspection, you see that it's more than a policy-wonk's fantasy. more
The House Minority Caucus wants documents related to the 38 Studios LLC criminal investigation released. more
R.I. Commerce Corp. has launched a website focused on developing the Latino business community in Rhode Island. more
Rhode Island GOP Chairman Brandon Bell is taking heat for comments he made at the Republican National Convention this week. more
The funeral for former Providence Mayor Vincent “Buddy” Cianci Jr. was held Monday. more
Partisan conflict among U.S. political leaders in 2016 is higher than any election year since at least 1984, offering another hurdle for the economy seven years after the last recession. more
Democrats closed out a marathon sit-in on the U.S. House floor Thursday afternoon after 25 hours of emotionally charged speeches demanding action on gun control, but they insisted their protests would continue in other forms. more
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