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Fung, critics challenge Raimondo's free college proposal

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Earlier this week, Gov. Gina Raimondo announced an ambitious plan to offer two years of free tuition at Rhode Island’s public colleges and universities. 447 more words


Cranston's mayor preparing to attend Trump inauguration

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — The governors of Massachusetts (Charlie Baker, Republican) and Connecticut (Dannel Malloy, chair of the Democratic Governors Association) will attend the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump this Friday, but with Rhode Island Gov. 183 more words


A hot plate of dignity with a side order of kindness

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) —  It’s easy to take dining out for granted with the number of choices there are in the area, but for some, going out to eat is neither affordable nor possible. 349 more words


‘Why Him?’ – A Review

Directed by John Hamburg. Starring Bryan Cranston, James Franco, Zoey Deutch, Megan Mullally, Griffin Gluck, Keegan-Michael Key, Kaley Cuoco (voice).

One could be forgiven for exercising cautious optimism in their approach to this film. 282 more words


Fung sworn in for last term as Cranston's mayor

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Mayor Allan Fung took the oath for the fourth time in his inauguration Monday night as Cranston’s chief executive. The ceremony, at 7 p.m. 311 more words


Local stores full of last minute shoppers

(WPRI) — Last minutes shoppers, you are not alone!

According to the International Council of Shopping Centers, 88% of adults in the U.S. plan on buying gifts right up until Christmas Day. 237 more words


Police recount arrest of wrong-way driver

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Police in Pawtucket were able to avert tragedy early Thursday morning by stopping a wrong-way driver on the highway.

According to Rhode Island State Police, several people called 911 having seen a vehicle traveling south in the northbound lanes of I-95 at about 4 a.m. 233 more words