In a letter sent Saturday, the Pawtucket Red Sox' new ownership requests a meeting with Governor Gina Raimondo "to consider various alternatives and explore ways to accomplish our mutual objective" of keeping the PawSox in Rhode Island with a Providence stadium, "including the possible purchase of the state land for the ballpark."
Around the world, people are observing the 100th anniversary of the Armenian massacre, while Rwandans are remembering the mass killings in their country 21 years ago. That genocide is the subject of a play, written by two students at St. George's School in Rhode Island. RIPR's Chuck Hinman stopped by the school during rehearsal...
Providence Business News Editor Mark Murphy joins Rhode Island Public Radio's Dave Fallon for our weekly business segment The Bottom Line.
This week Mark and Dave talk about computer security with cyber threat expert Brandon Catalan. Their discussion centers around "ransomware," a type of malware that encrypts your files then asks for a ransom to get them back.
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It’s official. Kris Dunn is returning to Providence College for the 2015-16 basketball season
“I am excited about next season," Dunn said in a statement released by the school Friday afternoon.
A potential lottery pick or probable first-round choice in the 2015 NBA draft as a result of his stellar play last season, Dunn had denied a Yahoo! Sports report, citing NBA sources, that he was skipping the draft. The deadline for underclassmen to declare for the draft is Sunday, and Dunn and PC finally confirmed the report.