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Mayor Pete will be in Providence this weekend

Pete Buttigieg will be the first of the top-tier Democratic presidential candidates to visit Rhode Island when he travels to Providence Sunday for two events.

R.I. officer was a ‘warrior’ and an inspiration for cancer patients right to the end, friends say

On Thursday, hundreds of mourners gathered at the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, in Providence, to remember Providence Police Officer Edmond F. “Eddie” Malloy Jr., who died on Oct. 31 at age 51.


Amid protests and lawsuits, he agreed to chair the Wyatt Detention Facility board. What’s his plan?

James J. Lombardi III sat down with the Globe to explain why he took on this role and how he plans to navigate a path forward.

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Governor Raimondo scores a big win…in Kentucky

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo has led the Democratic Governors Association to record-breaking fund-raising totals since she became chairperson of the organization, but gubernatorial races in three southern states meant she was no lock to score a victory for her party this year.

A former R.I. GOP official launched a PAC to back Trump opponents. He raised zero dollars

Former Rhode Island Republican Party executive director Robert A. Paquin III, who created an “Eighty-Six Trump” political action committee, has decided to “eighty-six” the whole idea.

In R.I., there’s excitement about frequent Providence-to-Boston train trips, but logistical questions remain

“It’s encouraging that the MBTA board has signaled its support for improvements,” Governor Gina Raimondo said. “This is a complex process, and much work remains. I look forward to continuing to work with all of the parties to bring about these improvements.”

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Should R.I. loosen up its sports betting rules? Industry analysts say yes.

Rhode Island’s sportsbooks had their most profitable month ever in September, but industry analysts say the state could have made even more money if officials walked back a requirement.

What does a state takeover of Providence schools mean? This agreement offers new details

The state has assumed control over every facet of Providence schools, right down to the decision of canceling school during a snowstorm.

Cicilline will bring the fake news fight to Ireland this week

US Representative David Cicilline will travel to Ireland this week for a gathering of the International Grand Committee on Disinformation and Fake News.