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Regional News: Wampanoag Tribe In Debt, Innovation District In RI And Sky-High Tuition Rates In NH

First Light Resort and Casino rendering; the Providence River neighborhood; children reading; the University of New Hampshire
Photos courtesy of Mashpee Wampanoag Gaming Authority, Wikipedia and Canva stock imagery

What is the fate of the First Light Resort and Casino in Taunton as the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe deals with $425 million in debt? Providence's new "innovation district" is garnering national attention; how will it affect the long-term economy of Rhode Island, and could we see more of these development districts throughout New England? Plus, we discuss the sky-high tuition rates for in-state colleges in New Hampshire, some worrying statistics regarding third graders in Rhode Island and the fate of a summer staple on the Cape.


Stories we discussed in this week's roundtable:


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