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Rhode Island’s COVID-19 hospitalization numbers tumble

Rhode Island’s COVID-19 hospitalization numbers tumble

There are just 37 people in Rhode Island’s hospitals with confirmed cases of the coronavirus according to the latest data from the state Department of Health released Thursday, the lowest single-day total since the early days of the pandemic in March 2020.MORE

Jewelry maker Alex and Ani files for bankruptcy protection

Jewelry maker Alex and Ani files for bankruptcy protection

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island jewelry maker Alex and Ani has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, saying in the filing it has between $100 million and $500 million in debts. The company lists assets in a similar range, according to Wednesday’s filing. Chapter 11 bankruptcy allows a business to restructure debt. The company…MORE

Ed Commissioner talks about critical race theory

Ed Commissioner talks about critical race theory

Rhode Island’s education commissioner says the discussion about critical race theory focuses on what she calls “cultural responsiveness and sustainability”, and rather than being politicized, should be an opportunity to learn and move forward together.MORE

CCRI president gets new 3-year contract

CCRI president gets new 3-year contract

State higher education officials have approved a new three-year contract for Community College of Rhode Island President Meghan Hughes despite opposition from the faculty union. MORE

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