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THE U.S. SUPREME Court will hear a pair of cases, one of which involves a Narragansett fishing company, that could impact the Chevron deference, a 1980s precedent that federal courts defer to an federal agency's interpretation of ambiguous statutes it oversees. / AP FILE PHOTO/STEPHENIE SCARBROUGH

U.S. Supreme Court to hear key case involving R.I. fishing company

PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a pair of cases that have been combined, one of which involves a Narragansett fishing company,...
GABE AMO, right, Democratic congressional candidate, makes a statement while Republican congressional candidate Gerry W. Leonard Jr. looks on during Friday's debate at WPRI-TV CBS 12. / COURTESY JAMES BARTONE/WPRI-TV CBS 12

CD1 candidates debate Israel, assault rifles, SCOTUS term limits

EAST PROVIDENCE – The conflict in Gaza, abortion, assault rifles and term limits on the U.S. Supreme Court were among the topics debated Friday...
BROWN UNIVERSITY has formed a 10-person ad hoc committee to review its admissions practices and to make recommendations on any possible changes. /AP FILE PHOTO/STEVEN SENNE

Brown University forms ad hoc committee to review its admissions practices

PROVIDENCE – A new 10-person ad hoc committee has been formed at Brown University to examine the Ivy League institution's admissions practices, including reviewing...

As sports betting spikes, help for problem gamblers expands in some...

NEW YORK (AP) – When the NFL season kicks off this week, Kentucky residents and visitors – for the first time – will be...

Do you agree with the Supreme Court decision striking down affirmative...

The U.S. Supreme Court on June 29 struck down affirmative action in college admissions. The court’s conservative majority overturned admissions plans at Harvard and the...

Supreme Court strikes down affirmative action in college admissions

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down affirmative action in college admissions, forcing institutions of higher education to look for new...

Ruling clears way for Purdue Pharma to settle opioid claims, protect...

A federal court ruling cleared the way Tuesday for OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma's settlement of thousands of legal claims over the toll of opioids.  The...

McKee signs bill to fund abortion coverage for state workers and...

PROVIDENCE (AP) – Gov. Daniel J. McKee signed a bill into law Thursday that would let state funds be used to pay for health...

R.I. suit against ‘Big Oil’ to remain in state court after...

PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a petition by 21 fossil fuel companies seeking to move a case...

Do you like the idea of college athletes getting paid for...

The U.S. Supreme Court in 2021 opened the door for student-athletes to make money from their name, image and likeness, and hundreds of local...
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