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  1. Politics | State of the State Address & Budget Proposal: This Week at the State HouseRead the original story

    Friday | Go Local

    The State of the State address is heard, the governor proposes her budget and more. This week at the State House.

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  2. Politics | New Committee Chairs & Majority Leaders Appointed: This Week at the State HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Go Local

    Speaker of the House Nicholas A. Mattiello has appointed committee chairs for the 2017-18 legislative session. Among the changes, Rep. Robert B. Jacquard will chair the Corporations Committee, Rep. Robert E. Craven will chair the Labor Committee, Rep. Arthur J. Corvese will chair the Rules Committee, Rep. Kathleen A. Fogarty will chair the Municipal Government Committee and Rep. Samuel A. Azzinaro will chair the Veterans' Affairs Committee.

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  3. Lifestyle | Julie Lynn Cardinal: 16 Who Made a Difference in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 26 | Go Local

    And one woman - Julie Lynn Cardinal - with a very public pronouncement after a vote upheld the males-only policy, helped to change that. As GoLocal reported : The club, which was officially formed in 1928, allows women to take part in club activities and hold leadership positions, but voted again Thursday night to maintain the males-only membership status quo.

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  4. Lifestyle | Dorian Murray: 16 Who Made a Difference in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 26 | Go Local

    No one may have had more of an impact in 2016 on Rhode Island - and the rest of the world - than 8 year old Dorian Murray. Murray, who was diagnosed with stage four cancer at the age of four, had wished to become famous -- and in the process inspired people around the globe with his courageous battle.

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  5. Politics | Bishop: Sleepy South County or Races That Matter?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Go Local

    GolocalProv.com used its 'slide show' motif to make a thoughtful run through of Hot General Assembly Races last week . But, as often happens with upstate media, those of us downstate hit the cutting room floor.

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  6. Lifestyle | 10 Great Things to do in RI This Weekend - October 21, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Go Local

    This weekend's events include Westerly Fall Restaurant Week, a big sale at The Time Capsule in Cranston, and a Halloween Iron Pour at the Steel Yard.

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  7. Lifestyle | RI's Billy Gilman on NBC's The Voice TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | Go Local

    The Voice is in its 11th season and coaches include Miley Cyrus and Alicia Keys, as well as Adam Levine and Blake Shelton. Gilman was born in Westerly, Rhode Island in 1988, recording his first single, "One Voice," at 11 years old.

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  8. News | Guest MINDSETTERa Bilotta: Educating the Community is the Key to Combating AddictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | Go Local

    A recent spike in overdoses in Rhode Island drives home the fact that while we are making some progress, there is much more we must all do, if we are going to stop the epidemic of addiction that plagues our state and the rest of the nation. In my view, as someone who works on the frontlines of our addiction crisis as part of a substance abuse treatment center, essential components of the solution are educating the whole community and generating more widespread community involvement.

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  9. Sports | 2nd Race The State Set for August 7, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | Go Local

    The 2nd Race The State , a multi-sport endurance race that takes competitors through the state, is set to take place on Sunday, August 7, 2016. Like the first edition, the 2nd edition is made up of 5 legs which include running, paddle boarding, kayaking and cycling.

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  10. News | Ri Aclu Says Westerly Yacht Club's Actions Violate...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Go Local

    Steven Brown, executive director of the ACLU, said in a statement that the Westerly Yacht Club's ban of women violates the Rhode Island Civil Rights Act and RI Laws. "The ACLU has read with interest the recent news stories about the Westerly Yacht Club's policy barring women from being full members of the club.

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  11. News | RI Female Leaders Criticize Westerly Yacht Club's Males-Only Membership PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Go Local

    Following the Westerly Yacht Club's recent vote to keep women from being able to obtain full membership at the nearly 90 year old organization, Rhode Island women are weighing in on the policy. "Secretary Gorbea was surprised to learn that there was an organization in our state, in this day and age, that would still bar women from joining as full members," said Nicole Lagace, Communications Director for Rhode Island Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea.

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  12. News | New: Women Denied Membership at Westerly Yacht Club Yet Again in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Go Local

    Women can still not attain full membership at the Westerly Yacht Club, following a vote Thursday night. Photo: Flickr/AlanLevine The club, which was officially formed in 1928, allows women to take part in club activities and hold leadership positions, but voted again Thursday night to maintain the males-only membership status quo.

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  13. Politics | 2017 Budget Bill Approved & Patent Troll Legislation Passed: This Week at the State HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Go Local

    The House Finance Committee approved the 2017 budget bill, the general assembly passes the patent troll legislation bill and more. This week at the State House.

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  14. Business | United Way of RI Presents Awards to Campaign Leaders of Local CompaniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Go Local

    "Every workplace campaign volunteer, and especially those who take on a leadership role, epitomizes one of our strongest beliefs - that we can accomplish much more by working together than any of us could do individually. It was a privilege to recognize the efforts of Campaign Leaders who went the extra mile to make their communities stronger and help change the lives of their neighbors," said Anthony Maione, President and CEO of United Way of Rhode Island In total, campaign leaders helped rase close to $13 million by inspiring more of their colleagues to support life changing programs, representing three quarters of UWRI's annual fundraising.

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  15. News | Guest MINDSETTERa Rep. Carson: RI Must Build Smarter Now to...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Go Local

    In recent years, it has become common to walk out my front door near Newport's waterfront in the historic Point neighborhood during a storm and see several inches of water surging up the road. For some, the challenges caused by sea rise and flooding still seem hypothetical, but for me and the hundreds of other neighbors and businesses in my district, the issue is on our doorsteps - sometimes over them.

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  16. Politics | Libertarian Party of RI State Convention Set for May 15 at Doherty's Ale HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Go Local

    The 2016 Libertarian Party of RI convention will take place on Sunday, May 15 at Doherty's Ale House in Warwick.

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  17. GoLocalProv | Business | Westerly Chamber Boss Asks Commerce's Wall and Pryor to Put Westerly in RI's Tourism VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Go Local

    Westerly is the home to one of America's best beaches, some of the East Coast's finest summer homes, and has enough summer attractions to make Taylor Swift buy a summer home in the town. Commerce Corp functionally forgot to include it in the state's video according to Westerly Chamber's Lisa Konicki.

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  18. GoLocalProv | Business | INFOGRAPHIC: RI Ties to Wall St. Exec Arrested for $95M in Fake InvestmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Go Local

    In one of the most high profile enforcement actions by the SEC ever, Wall Street executive Andrew Caspersen was arrested and charged with fraud tied to a scheme that was trying to defraud $95 million from charities. Caspersen's family and his firm have deep political and financial Rhode Island ties.

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  19. Health | Hospital Association of RI Honors 11 Individuals, 2 Hospitals With Annual AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | Go Local

    The Hospital Association of Rhode Island has named individuals throughout the state who were recently honored at "Celebration of Excellence in Hospital Care," an annual awards ceremony that his held by the Hospital Association of Rhode Island. Employees were recognized by the HARI Board of Trustees for performance and dedication to health care.

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  20. GoLocalProv | Politics | Streamlined Drug Pricing Dogs in Outdoor Eating Areas: This Week at The State HouseRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2016 | Go Local

    A bill streamlining prescription drug pricing is passed, a bill increasing campaign finance accountability is passed and more. This week at the State House.

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