Congratulations to Allan Tear and Soren Ryherd, who will each be awarded innovation fellowships from the Rhode Island Foundation. The two entrepreneurs will receive grants for $300,000 over the next three years for their winning projects that will – hopefully – help revitalize Rhode Island’s struggling economy.
David Cicilline apologizes for misleading voters about the fiscal stability of the Capital City as the former mayor ran for Congress in 2010.
A lawyer for Google said Rhode Island’s US Attorney Peter Neronha had gone “off the reservation” when he accused CEO and search engine co-founder Larry Page of knowing about illegal activity by the internet behemoth.
This just in: “Hundreds of nurses and their fellow union members at Women & Infants Hospital are picketing today and calling on Hospital administrators to improve staffing levels by lifting a months-long hiring freeze and hiring local nurses for permanent positions – instead of staffing with temporary, subcontracted “traveler” nurses as proposed.”
The CRMC sided with the Ocean Mist and several environmental groups and didn’t allow South Kingstown to construct a steel wall between the beach and Matunuck Beach Road.
Newt Gingrich bounces a check to Utah.
One of the weirder things about the deal Bob Flanders struck with Central Falls retirees is that it required the General Assembly to sign off on a $2.6 million bailout to the retired employees who had their pensions cut.
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