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Commerce Department starts process to fund U.S. tech hubs with $500M...

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Commerce Department on Friday is launching the application process for cities to receive a total of $500 million in grants...
FROM LEFT, Rep. Marvin J. Abney, D-Newport; and Sen. Ana B. Quezada both announced late Tuesday that they will be running for U.S. Congress. / COURTESY MARVIN J. ABNEY AND ANA B. QUEZADA

Abney, Quezada enter race for Congress

PROVIDENCE – The Democratic field of candidates seeking to succeed David N. Cicilline in the U.S. House grew once again, with two more local...

Pawtucket Sen. Cano to run for Congress

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s latest congressional race grew by one candidate on Monday. Sen. Sandra Cano, D-Pawtucket, announced that she is running to succeed Rep....

Rep. Cicilline resigning from Congress to lead Rhode Island Foundation

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation has found its successor to Neil D. Steinberg, and it is a familiar face to the Ocean State...
MICHAEL NEARY, former candidate for U.S. Congress, pleaded guilty in an Ohio court back in October stemming from his arrest back in March. / COURTESY MICHAEL NEARY

Former congressional candidate Neary pleaded guilty to 2 charges from Ohio...

PROVIDENCE – Former U.S. congressional candidate Michael Neary plead guilty to a pair of charges in an Ohio court back in October stemming from...
THE FEDERAL COVID-19 emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits will end after Feb. 1. The decision will impact approximately 140,000 Rhode Islanders who receive such benefits.

Federal COVID-19 SNAP emergency benefits set to expire, will affect 140K...

PROVIDENCE – Approximately 10% of the state’s population who rely on the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program payments will no longer receive COVID-19 emergency...
REP. SETH MAGAZINER, D-R.I., seen here delivering his victory speech Nov. 8, says he wants to prioritize lowering energy and drug costs, and improving education. / AP FILE PHOTO/MARK STOCKWELL

Rep. Magaziner ready to work for R.I.; observers say challenges await

PROVIDENCE – Rep. Seth Magaziner’s first week in the U.S. House was mixed with building connections with fellow congressional members and witnessing chaos. Magaziner –...

Biden sees economy avoiding recession, but risks remain 

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden assured Americans on Friday that the U.S. economy is chugging along in the holiday season, but the very...

Senate moves to avert rail strike amid dire warnings

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate moved quickly Thursday to avert a rail strike that the Biden administration and business leaders warned would have had...

Fed unleashes another big rate hike but hints at a pullback

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve pumped up its benchmark interest rate Wednesday by three-quarters of a point for a fourth straight time to...
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