Rhode Island’s Primary Election Day is Tuesday, September 11th

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Primary Election Day in Rhode Island is Tuesday, September 11th. Some information you need to know to cast your ballot. Voter ID Information No eligible voter will be turned away at the polls. Voters who do not bring an acceptable ID to their polling place can vote using a standard Provisional Ballot. The ballot will be counted if the signature …

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Forbes: The Economic Secret of Vacant City Spaces Most of us feel attached to our neighborhoods, but can this emotional connection help fuel local economies? According to a multi-year study by Gallup and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the answer is yes: Communities with high levels of attachment actually have higher local GDP growth. Surprisingly, the top …

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Photo (cc) Joe Shlabotnik The Transport Politic: As the U.S. Presidential Election Begins in Earnest, a Study in Contrasts What is obvious is that Mr. Ryan has a dramatically different view of the role of government than President Obama; indeed, his perspective on that which Washington should be concerned is a deep expression of the conservative movement’s success in pushing …