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They call the state Rogue’s Island. Here’s why!

Time flies when you're in college. So before you disappear, here's a cheat sheet of Rhode Island tales that you probably didn't hear on your campus tour.
Local color
By PHILIP EIL  |  September 28, 2012

At Kennedy Plaza, plans for rebirth

Kennedy Plaza, in the heart of downtown Providence, has long been a problem. Seedy, unwelcoming, it is a troubling — if helpful — reminder of the poverty and addiction that still plague the renaissance city.
Public Works Dept.
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  April 06, 2012

Review: The Murder Trial of John Gordon at the Park Theatre

Who knew? Everybody knows about that frisky, independent start by Roger Williams, and the first bloodshed of the American Revolution with the burning of the Gaspee , but who knows about the dispute between the lowly immigrant Gordon family and the pres
Trial from another era
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  January 21, 2011