The Providence Journal’s advertising revenue is still shrinking at a fast clip – but not nearly as fast as it was a year ago. The paper’s ad sales in the third quarter – July 1 to Sept. 30 – were 17.1% below the level of a year earlier, owner A.H. Belo said in an SEC filing last week. Projo management will certainly take good news wherever it can find it. But it’s important to take into account that the paper is also benefiting from what business folks call “easy comps” – its year-over-year performance in 2010 is being compared to…
Rhode Island’s most underestimated politician defied the odds this year to win reelection easily.
Not bad, though it’s still less than is made by the chiefs of T.F. Green, the EDC and the City of Providence.
Paiva Weed says she appreciated that Chafee didn’t give her a grade of C, D or F the way his opponents did.
Republicans are requiring a 60-vote majority too frequently, Rhode Island’s senior senator said on “Newsmakers.”
Silver linings were in short supply this morning as experts gave their economic forecasts.
The former U.S. attorney was largely invisible during the campaign, contrary to expectations.
The Democrat beat Chafee by two points among early voters – another indicator of how rapidly his campaign collapsed.
The new Census figures coming soon are likely to shrink the state’s U.S. House delegation from 10 to nine.
Both Patrick Kennedy and now David Cicilline stopped the Republican wave at the Hurricane Barrier.
New York’s James Madison High School also has two senator graduates, Sanders and Schumer.
Stokes said the agency’s heavy-hitting new board hasn’t taken the incoming governor’s criticism personally.
Good news and bad news for A.H. Belo as the publisher posts a third-quarter profit despite lower sales.
Most experts agree that taxes are on the rise, especially for higher-earning taxpayers. This could have a profound impact on your investment…
The EDC has sold all $75 million worth of bonds on behalf of the former pitcher’s video game studio.
In a clear sign that I should turn off the TV and go to bed, the Projo just posted tomorrow’s front page. It may be 2010, but I still like s…
Democrats will rue spending seven figures on a candidate defeated by 13 points.
Lincoln Chafee won a tight three-way race for governor. Now he takes the helm of a state in crisis.
This is the place for live coverage of tonight’s election results from WPRI.com’s Ted Nesi.
An afternoon update as Election Day appears to be off to a solid start in Rhode Island.
WPRI has you covered this Election Day. Polls close at 9, and one expert says there’s a good reason for that.
It’s not easy to critique two other candidates and make the affirmative case for your own man in a 30-second message.
The details of our latest poll show Chafee stealing Caprio’s base, Venturini as a new Nader, and more.
Plus, a look at all four questions that will be on Rhode Island ballots tomorrow and the three in Massachusetts.
Amazon starts selling Schilling’s first game as the EDC reportedly gets ready to close on the $75 million bond deal.