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Former Boston Red Sox pitcher and failed video game entrepreneur Curt Schilling took to the Facebook streets this weekend to announce plans to enter the political arena, including an eventual run for president. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s RhodeWorks plan was passed by the House of Representatives, after a long session Wednesday night. more
More than 62 percent of respondents in a recently released Brown University poll rated as fair to poor the job that Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is doing, according to the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy. more
(Updated 2:48 p.m.) U.S. Reps. David N. Cicilline and James R. Langevin joined a sit-in demonstration on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday led by U.S. Rep. John Lewis to demand action on gun violence. more
(Updated, 1:58 p.m.) The FBI recommended that no criminal charges be filed against Hillary Clinton over her use of private email while secretary of state, even as the bureau found that her careless handling of official communications could have exposed classified information to hackers. more
Rhode Islanders gave the state’s public school system a collective C in the latest Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership poll. At the same time, roughly half of the poll respondents said that the state was moving in the wrong direction. more
(Updated 2:42 p.m.) City Council Majority Leader Kevin Jackson has been arrested and will be arraigned this afternoon for allegedly misappropriating $12,000 in campaign contributions and embezzling $127,000 from the Providence Cobras, a youth track and field organization that he founded. more
The state’s $11 million Community Service Grant program will be replaced with two methods of funding community-based organizations, including itemized budget appropriations and competitive programs administered by state agencies more
(Updated, 4:43 p.m.) Mayor Jorge O. Elorza is seeking state help in collecting more taxes from the city’s largest nonprofits, specifically from “non-mission essential” properties, which could include parking lots that generate revenue or sites leased to businesses. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced today her goal of having 70 percent of working-age Rhode Islanders hold a college degree by 2025. more
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