morning news podcast http://ripr.org en Morning News Podcast: Monday September 30th, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/morning-news-podcast-monday-september-30th-2013 <p>On today&#39;s podcast, Rhode Island&#39;s congressional delegation slams efforts of Republicans to allow a government shutdown, and HealthSource RI, the state&#39;s health benefits exchange, is ready for the roll out of Obamacare.</p><p>And Rhode Island Public Radio&#39;s Elisabeth Harrison sits down with Lt. Col. Michael Winquist of the RI State Police to discuss police procedure and mental illness.</p><p>Plus this week&#39;s commentary from our Political Analyst, Scott MacKay.</p><p></p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 14:58:25 +0000 John Bender 22448 at http://ripr.org Morning News Podcast: Monday July 8th, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/morning-news-podcast-monday-july-8th-2013 <p>On today's podcast, officials with the Obama administration are touring Westerly to see cleanup and recovery efforts following hurricane sandy</p><p>Plus commentary from Rhode Island Public Radio's political analyst Scott MacKay.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 15:23:42 +0000 John Bender 18043 at http://ripr.org Monday, April 22, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/monday-april-22-2013 <p></p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 13:58:06 +0000 RIPR Newsroom 13952 at http://ripr.org Wednesday, April 17, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/wednesday-april-17-2013 <p>Rhode Islanders react to the explosions at the Boston Marathon, and the Sakonnet River Bridge tolls are up for a vote.</p><p>Plus This I Believe Rhode Island on finding strength through adversity.</p><p></p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 12:40:58 +0000 John Bender 13711 at http://ripr.org Tuesday, April 16, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/tuesday-april-16-2013 <p>We continue to follow the developing story of the explosions at the Boston Marathon, and Governor Lincoln Chafee says he is shocked and saddened by the events...all this on RIPR's Morning News Podcast. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 17:29:46 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 13663 at http://ripr.org Friday, April 12, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/friday-april-12-2013 <p>Final approval is expected today on a pension deal for Providence public safety workers, and Newport Grand slot parlor is asking for help from the General Assembly. &nbsp;All this and more on the RIPR Morning News Podcast. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 13:42:34 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 13472 at http://ripr.org Thursday, April 11, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/thursday-april-11-2013 <p>Some Republican lawmakers are questioning the constitutionality of proposed gun control legislation, and a vote in the state Senate today could change the way schools prepare for emergencies. All this and more, on RIPR's Morning News Podcast. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 12:52:29 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 13403 at http://ripr.org Wednesday, April 10, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/wednesday-april-10-2013 <p>Rhode Islanders react to new gun legislation that would ban assault rifles, and proposed repairs to the Cliff Walk in Newport are facing opposition.</p><p>Plus on This I Believe Rhode Island, a poet reflects on the treasures of the Ocean State.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 12:17:57 +0000 John Bender 13335 at http://ripr.org Tuesday, April 9, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/tuesday-april-9-2013 <p>State lawmakers will unveil a package of bills aimed at curbing gun violence, and a state Senate vote on same-sex marriage is expected this month. &nbsp;All this and more on the RIPR Morning News Podcast. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 12:27:48 +0000 RIPR News 13265 at http://ripr.org Wednesday, April 3, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/wednesday-april-3-2013 <p>Lawmakers are considering legislation to improve &nbsp;school safety, and recreational fishermen voice their concerns over climate change.</p><p>Plus, this week's This I Believe essay tells of how one man decided to follow his passion. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 13:03:09 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 12982 at http://ripr.org