PROVIDENCE, R.I. – This Sunday the group Diabolus in Musica will fill the Cathedral of St. John in Providence with music from Medieval France. The performance is part of the Museum Concerts of Rhode Island series.
There's a bit of a chill inside the sanctuary at St. John the Evangelist in Newport. The old, stone church sits quietly, except for the three women at the altar, sniffing and coughing as they fight off colds and warm up their vocals.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Over the next few weeks, WRNI will be talking with some of the people newly-elected into Rhode Island's political scene and some of those who will be leaving. We start our series of conversations with Democrat Gina Raimondo, who helped launch the state's only venture capital firm and has just been elected to be the state's next treasurer. She tells WRNI political reporter Ian Donnis that she views her victory as an opportunity.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – State Republican Chairman Giovanni Cicione is touting two GOP members as possible challengers to US Senator Sheldon Whitehouse in 2012.
Cicione told the Washington publication Roll Call that he may challenge Whitehouse if other candidates don't come forward. But Cicione says he'd prefer that other Republicans, like Governor Carcieri or Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian, represent the GOP.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – More than a dozen companies took part in a job fair Wednesday targeting Veterans.
The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training says the unemployment rate for veterans and civilians is about the same. Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training spokeswoman Laura Hart said veterans have a lot to offer the workplace.
Volunteers collected this bucket of Amargosa toads, lit here with a headlamp, during a nighttime search. The population of toads has rapidly recovered from near extinction just a few years ago. Photo by Jon Hamilton/NPR.