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Moody's Investors Service has downgraded Rhode Island's 38 Studios bonds by two notches, from A2 to Baa1.
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Assembly OKs creation of task force to foster, promote arts, culture The General Assembly has approved a joint resolution to create a "State of the Arts" Planning Task Force to foster and promote the arts and culture in Rhode Island.
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State lawmakers have voted once again to add Rhode Island to a list of states that agree to award their electoral votes to the presidential candidate who wins the overall national popular vote.
The Rhode Island Department of Health has confirmed two additional deaths linked to Acetanilide, n-1-Phenethyl-4-Piperidyl - also known as acetyl fentanyl -an illegal synthetic opiate with properties similar to morphine.
A Rhode Island resident recently fell victim to phone scam in which the caller claimed to work for National Grid and said payment was due for a faulty meter.
While the U.S. GDP, a key economic measurement of the total value of all goods and services produced, increased by 2.5 percent in 2012, the New England rate was 1.5 percent, among the slowest growing regions in the country.
Rhode Island's taxi drivers are crying for the repeal of a tax placed on taxicab, limousine, charter bus, and other ground passenger transportation services.
Every Friday, Dan Lawlor breaks down who's rising and who's falling in the world of Rhode Island politics.
It was barely a minute-long clip, but the scene of a submerged Lakeshore Drive with water rushing over it effectively illustrated how ineffective the Buckeye Brook culvert can be.
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced his nomination of Dr. Kathleen C. Hittner to lead the Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner, the first state agency dedicated solely to health insurance oversight.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency said Tuesday that more than $39.4 million in support from four federal disaster relief programs is helping Rhode Island recover from Superstorm Sandy's effects.
Doctors in residence at Kent Hospital will have a chance to get a hands-on learning experience thanks to Kent's new partnership with Thundermist Health Center in West Warwick.
The Rhode Island Chapter of the Association of United States Army , together with Banneker Industries , recently recognized eight soldiers during its annual "Soldiers of Excellence" awards dinner held at the Quonset "O" Club.
URI economics expert, Leonard Lardaro said he is "totally opposed" to the bill to repeal sales taxes in Rhode Island.