Lydia Rogers http://ripr.org en Friday, March 22, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/friday-march-22-2013 <p>The state's unemployment is at a 4 year low. A hearing on a same-sex marriage bill brought out hundreds. These stories and more on the RIPR Morning News Podcast.</p><p>Plus the guest on this week's Political Roundtable is the CEO of the Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity, Mike Stenhouse.<br><br>Do you have insight or expertise on this topic? Please email us, we'd like to hear from you.&nbsp; <a href="mailto:news@ripr.org?subject=Comment%20on%20Podcast%2022%20March%202013">news@ripr.org</a></p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 14:00:32 +0000 Lydia Rogers 12384 at http://ripr.org Business Annual Reports Due March 31st http://ripr.org/post/business-annual-reports-due-march-31st <p>Rhode Island businesses have a little more than a week left to file their annual reports with the state.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; For-profit businesses are required to file by March 31st each year.<br><br>This year the last day of the month falls on a Sunday.&nbsp; However businesses can still file up to midnight on that day if they do so online.&nbsp; The<a href="http://sos.ri.gov/business/filings/annualreports/" target="_blank"> link for Annual Reports</a> is found on the website of the Secretary of State.&nbsp;<br><br>Businesses can also file by mail or in-person.<br> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 11:18:37 +0000 Lydia Rogers 12372 at http://ripr.org Thursday, March 21, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/thursday-march-21-2013 <p>A Senate committee is scheduled to hear testimony on two competing bills regarding same-sex marriage.&nbsp; Two lawmakers want to offer in-state tuition rates to all in-state residents, including those which do not have documented status.&nbsp; These stories and more on the RIPR Morning News Podcast.<br>Do you have insight or expertise on this topic? Please email us, we'd like to hear from you.&nbsp; <a href="mailto:news@ripr.org?subject=Comment%20on%20Podcast%2021%20March%202013">news@ripr.org</a></p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 14:21:59 +0000 Lydia Rogers 12303 at http://ripr.org Providence Given Thumbs Down for Housing Investors http://ripr.org/post/providence-given-thumbs-down-housing-investors <p>Providence has been named one of the most dangerous markets for real estate investors.&nbsp; HomeVestors of America along with Local Market Monitor has ranked 38 markets as "dangerous"&nbsp; for those looking to buy homes as rental properties.&nbsp; Providence ranks number-26 and is the largest city on the list.<br><br>HomeVestors President Ingo Winzer says cities with a “dangerous” rating have a combination of high unemployment or weak job growth as well as falling, or weak, home prices. &nbsp;<br> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 11:59:03 +0000 Lydia Rogers 12299 at http://ripr.org Wednesday, March 20, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/wednesday-march-20-2013 <p>Most adults failed a mock NECAP test.&nbsp; Glass could be used as cover material at the state landfill under a proposed bill.&nbsp; These stories and more on the RIPR Morning News Podcast.</p><p>Do you have insight or expertise on this topic? Please email us, we'd like to hear from you.&nbsp; <a href="mailto:news@ripr.org?subject=Comment%20on%20Podcast%2020%20March%202013">news@ripr.org</a></p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 14:39:11 +0000 Lydia Rogers 12245 at http://ripr.org Tuesday, March 19, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/tuesday-march-19-2013 <p>A winter mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain makes the morning commute slippery.&nbsp; URI says it has a record number of admission applications.&nbsp; These stories and more on the RIPR Morning News Podcast.</p><p>Do you have insight or expertise on this topic? Please email us, we'd like to hear from you.&nbsp; <a href="mailto:news@ripr.org?subject=Comment%20on%20Podcast%2019%20March%202013">news@ripr.org</a></p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 13:39:16 +0000 Lydia Rogers 12172 at http://ripr.org A Winter Weather Mix in RI for Tuesday http://ripr.org/post/winter-weather-mix-ri-tuesday <p>The mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain that is currently coming down around Rhode Island is making the roads slippery.&nbsp; National Weather Service meteorologist Alan Dunham says this mix will continue throughout the first part of the morning.</p><p>Get the latest information about delays and cancelations <a href="http://www.ribroadcasters.com/news_and_events/closings_delays/" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 11:11:26 +0000 Lydia Rogers 12158 at http://ripr.org A Winter Weather Mix in RI for Tuesday Monday, March18, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/monday-march18-2013 <p>Senator Jack Reed wants to see Liberian refugees put on the path to US citizenship.&nbsp; State officials will consider reinstating bus service in Tiverton.&nbsp;&nbsp; These stories and more on the RIPR Morning News Podcast.</p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 15:09:17 +0000 Lydia Rogers 12096 at http://ripr.org The Silver Boom: Theresa Landry Dances at 91 http://ripr.org/post/silver-boom-theresa-landry-dances-91 <p>Theresa Landry is the owner of the Theresa Landry School of Dancing in Pawtucket. Here she is doing a castanet dance:</p><p></p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/80FNqGy5Dd4" frameborder="0" height="315" width="420"></iframe></p><p> Two days a week in her second floor studio she teaches tap dancing. Here she is teaching a few steps to a preschooler.</p><p></p><iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/QJiT2hPE6zU" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 14:01:22 +0000 Lydia Rogers 11997 at http://ripr.org Friday, March 15, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/friday-march-15-2013 <p>Senator Sheldon Whitehouse talks proposed gun control legislation.&nbsp; Students ask adults to take the NECAP test.&nbsp; These stories and more on the RIPR morning news podcast.</p><p>Plus,&nbsp; Moderate Party founder Ken Block is this week's guest on the Political Roundtable.<br><br>Do you have insight or expertise on this topic? Please email us, we'd like to hear from you.&nbsp; <a href="mailto:news@ripr.org?subject=Comment%20on%20Podcast%2015%20March%202013">news@ripr.org</a></p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 13:39:05 +0000 Lydia Rogers 11996 at http://ripr.org