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Turnaround superintendent feels “fierce urgency” to act

Turnaround superintendent feels “fierce urgency” to act

By Steve Klamkin WPRO News On his first day on the job, Harrison Peters, the new turnaround superintendent for the Providence Public Schools echoes Rhode Island Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green, the woman who hired him, saying that the “fierce urgency of now” drives his resolve to fix the troubled city schools. He spoke with reporters…

Court denies bid to release 38 Studios grand jury documents

Court denies bid to release 38 Studios grand jury documents

The Rhode Island Supreme Court has upheld a lower court’s ruling and denied Gov. Gina Raimondo’s bid to unseal documents related to the grand jury investigation into the collapse of former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling’s video game company.

National News

Debate night brawl: Bloomberg, Sanders attacked by rivals

Debate night brawl: Bloomberg, Sanders attacked by rivals

Bloomberg, the former New York mayor who was once a Republican, was forced to defend his record and past comments related to race, gender and his personal wealth in an occasionally rocky debate stage debut. Sanders, meanwhile, tried to beat back pointed questions about his embrace of democratic socialism and his health following a heart attack last year.

Sanders edges Buttigieg in New Hampshire

Sanders edges Buttigieg in New Hampshire

Bernie Sanders won New Hampshire’s presidential primary, edging moderate rival Pete Buttigieg and scoring the first clear victory in the Democratic Party’s chaotic 2020 nomination fight.

Not Guilty: Split Senate acquits Trump of impeachment

Not Guilty: Split Senate acquits Trump of impeachment

President Donald Trump won impeachment acquittal Wednesday in the U.S. Senate, bringing to a close only the third presidential trial in American history with votes that split the country, tested civic norms and fed the tumultuous 2020 race for the White House.

Sen. Romney breaks with GOP, will vote to convict Trump

Sen. Romney breaks with GOP, will vote to convict Trump

Utah Senator and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney said Wednesday he will vote to convict President Donald Trump, becoming the first and likely only Republican in the Senate’s impeachment trial to break ranks and favor removing him from office.

In embarrassing twist, Democrats have no Iowa caucus results

In embarrassing twist, Democrats have no Iowa caucus results

Technology problems and reporting “inconsistencies” kept Iowa Democratic Party officials from releasing results from Monday’s caucus, the much-hyped kickoff to the 2020 primary. It was an embarrassing twist after months of promoting the contest as a chance for Democrats to find some clarity in a jumbled field with no clear front-runner.

 
 

Arts + Lifestyle

A Favorite Classic Returns with PPAC’s Fiddler

A Favorite Classic Returns with PPAC’s Fiddler

Fiddler on the Roof runs through Feb. 16 at the Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St., Providence. Tickets may be obtained at the box office, online at ppacri.org or by calling 401-421-2787.

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