In the Arena: Paige Clausius-Parks, RI Kids Count

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Each week Joe Paolino, Jr. interviews leaders in Rhode Island. This week he interviews Paige Clausius-Park, the new Executive Director of RI Kids Count. They discussed policy impacting the state’s children, advocacy, data, and initiatives that will be in the forefront in the near future. RI Kids Count produces the RI Kids Fact Book, a…

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The Tactical Importance of Beauty – Michael Fine

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By Michael Fine, contributing writer Copyright © 2023 Michael Fine This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, businesses, places, events, locales, and incidents are either the products of the author’s imagination or used in a fictitious manner. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, or actual events is purely coincidental. _ When that…

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Rhode Island Weather for April 30, 2023 – John Donnelly

A map showing the weather forecast for Rhode Island over the next few days.

by John Donnelly, meteorologist Occluded frontal system continues a casual tour through southern New England, providing nearly an all-day rain for your Sunday. The main punch will remain well to the west, so chances for thunderstorms are low, but a soft rolling thunderclap here and there can’t be ruled out. Morning lows around 50 rise…

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Homeless in RI: “We’re in terrible, terrible shape”

A group of people in wheelchairs in front of a building.

WPRO’s Steve Klamkin has always asked the most pertinent questions at press conferences for the homeless, and he and Eileen Hayes, the CEO of Amos House, the group that is running the Cranston Street Armory, seem to have an affinity with one another on the topic of homelessness. It was Steve’s question on Friday afternoon…

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In the news… on April 29, 2023

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RHODE ISLAND & VICINITY Jonathan Nelson, Providence Equity Partners is the only billionaire in RI – value estimated $3.1 billion Rhode Island receives $691K for coastal projects – out of a total of $562 million 10 million gallons of partially treated wastewater released into Mt. Hope Bay – bay is closed for at least a…

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