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Rhode Island

  1. dnc 2020
    Rhode Island’s Passion for Calamari Confuses, Delights DNC ViewersThis is what we like to see.
  2. vision 2020
    Supreme Court Lets Rhode Island Relax Voting by Mail RequirementsAfter refusing to require accommodations for voting in a pandemic, the Court did allow states to do so themselves.
  3. taxes
    Wait, So Why Did People in Rhode Island Get Checks Signed by Mickey Mouse?If Mickey owed you money before, he still owes you money now.
  4. the last great american dynasty
    A Brief History of Taylor Swift’s Rhode Island FeudIt’s hard not to hear the lyric, “Rebekah gave up on the Rhode Island set forever,” as Swift’s own feelings toward my home state.
  5. coronavirus
    Rhode Island Coronavirus Order Now Targets All Out-of-State TravelersGovernor Raimondo rescinded her order singling out New Yorkers — and issued a new one targeting everyone relocating to the state.
  6. health
    Woman’s Blood Turns Blue After Taking Toothache MedicationA woman in Rhode Island literally turned blue after taking an over-the-counter toothache treatment.
  7. crime
    Nathan Carman Testifies About His Mother’s Mysterious Disappearance“I did not hear her scream.”
  8. 2018 primaries
    Rhode Island’s Raimondo Brushes Aside Progressive ChallengeCalled by her opponent “an extreme corporatist Democrat,” the incumbent became the 13th woman to win a gubernatorial nomination this year.
  9. Rhode Island Becomes Latest State to Pass New Gun-Reform LawsThe state banned bump stocks and set up a process to seize firearms from those deemed a risk.
  10. fixations
    I Think About This a Lot: The Facebook War Over Dunkin’ Donuts Hot CupsThere aren’t a lot of things right now that work just the way they’re supposed to work, but the Hot Cup does.
  11. awful things
    Rhode Island Prep School Settles Up to 30 Sex-Abuse Claims“People feel like this is the school recognizing what they went through.”
  12. Awful Things
    A Disabled Applebee’s Cook Worked for Nearly a Year Without PaymentParents of the “tireless worker” say he did 350 hours of free prep work.
  13. Power Moves
    President Obama Had an Enormous Cake for LunchHe made an unannounced pit stop and shelled out $38.99 for this six-layer, chocolate-covered behemoth.
  14. early and awkward
    Bishop Asks Voters to Write In Dead CatholicsAs always, it’s about abortion.
  15. accidents
    Nine Acrobats Seriously Injured During Rhode Island Circus PerformanceThey fell from at least 25 feet.
  16. equal rites
    Rhode Island Is About to Become the Tenth State to Legalize Gay MarriageWith help from a few Republican state senators.
  17. Hurricanes
    At Least It’s A Tiny StateTwo thousand Rhode Island restaurants need to be inspected post-Irene.
  18. Mediavore
    Spain Introduces An Electronic Tongue; Wendy’s Sues FranchiseesSo far the crazy new device is used to taste-test wines.
  19. gays
    Rhode Island Senate Approves Same-Sex Civil UnionsGovernor Lincoln Chafee says he’s likely to sign the bill.
  20. Closings
    Del’s Lemonade Melts on Lincoln, But Keeps Truckin’The imported Rhode Island favorite fails to gain demand in Venice.
  21. early and often
    One Place Where President Obama Is Still the Man: Rhode IslandFrank Caprio’s “shove it” remark bites him in the ass.
  22. early and often
    The Candidate Doth Protest Too Much?A Democrat running for governor in Rhode Island totally doesn’t care that President Obama won’t endorse him.
  23. early and often
    Mayoral Candidate Proposes to Girlfriend During DebateThat’s special.
  24. early and awkward
    Another New England Politician Has Managed to Alienate Every Red Sox FanCandidate for governor in Rhode Island thinks Curt Schilling is a liar.
  25. patrick kennedy
    Rep. Patrick Kennedy Will Not Seek Re-ElectionWill mark first time in half-century that there will not be a Kennedy in Congress.
  26. Fast Food
    Double Down in ProvidenceProvidence is why you’re fat.
  27. Openings
    Del’s Lemonade on Lincoln Imported from Rhode IslandVenice has a new frozen treat straight from Rhode Island.