Dan McGowan http://ripr.org en Steven Smith stepping down as Providence Teacher Union president http://ripr.org/post/steven-smith-stepping-down-providence-teacher-union-president <p>Steven Smith, a former state representative and the longtime president of the Providence Teachers Union, is retiring.</p><p>Smith says his retirement after 33 years as a teacher and union leader is scheduled to be considered by the Providence School Board at a meeting tomorrow.</p> Sun, 09 Feb 2014 18:38:24 +0000 Scott MacKay 28894 at http://ripr.org McGowan headed to WPRI.com from GoLocalProv http://ripr.org/post/mcgowan-headed-wpricom-golocalprov <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 19px; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px;">Kudos and congrats to<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><a data-mce-="" href="https://twitter.com/danmcgowan">Dan McGowan</a>, news editor at<span class="Apple-conver Mon, 24 Dec 2012 19:04:30 +0000 Ian Donnis 4702 at http://ripr.org