| Feb 2, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're coming to you from the ice-encrusted confines of Casa de Capitol Ideas, where, like the rest of Pennsylvania, the driveway is an uninterrupted sheet of ice and we saw the neighbors skating to work.......
| May 23, 2011
| 4:33 PM
In a coup for local film production, ABC is moving its high-rated TV drama "Body of Proof" to Los Angeles from Rhode Island. The new crime drama starring Dana Delany and Jeri Ryan filmed its first season in Providence, R.I.,......
| Nov 29, 2011
| 4:36 PM
'Holiday' tree uproar: Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee finds himself at the center of the "Christmas Tree" Vs. "Holiday Tree" controversy, and he's not budging....
| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Jon Stewart: On "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart officially declares war on Christmas....
| Jul 2, 2011
| 1:16 PM
RHODE ISLAND (REUTERS) - Rhode Island's governor on Saturday signed into law a controversial bill legalizing same sex civil unions, but said it does not go far enough toward legalizing gay marriage.
Governor Lincoln Chafee, an independent who supports...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 8:50 PM
Govs. Christine Gregoire and Lincoln Chafee of Rhode Island appealed to the Drug Enforcement Administration on Wednesday to reclassify marijuana as a drug with accepted medical uses, saying current federal law makes it difficult for states that have...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 12:53 PM
Gov. Dannel Malloy says he plans to sign on to a petition by the governors of Rhode Island and Washington state asking the feds to reclassify marijuana so it can be used in medical pot programs.
“The governor continues to support the palliative use...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 2:05 PM
Does inhaling the butane from lighters while smoking a bowl cause any harm?
Butane is a highly toxic gas to inhale, but it also burns very cleanly. You're not inhaling butane from a lighter, but the water vapor, carbon dioxide and sometimes a trace...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 12:47 PM
Medical marijuana advocates in Connecticut have been looking at New Jersey and Rhode Island as potential models for how to create a state-regulated system for growing and dispensing pot to patients in need.
Both states' programs have been in holding...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 1:05 PM
It’s understandable why Connecticut medical marijuana advocates are looking to Rhode Island as a model. Rhode Island’s already approved homegrown medical pot, authorized three marijuana growing/dispensary operations, picked out who should...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 12:32 AM
PROVIDENCE, RI -- After the news of a U.S. soldier charged with murdering Afghan civilians, mostly women and children, the story of Spc. Dennis Weichel of the Rhode Island National Guard bears telling.
The official Pentagon news release says he died...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 3:43 PM
In Nebraska, Republican Gov. Dave Heineman enacted the biggest tax cut in state history, and the state's unemployment rate of 4.2 percent is now the second lowest in the nation.
In Connecticut, Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy enacted the largest tax...