Every Friday, RI Relevant’s Joanne Giannini breaks down what’s in and what’s out concerning Rhode Island. Joanne Giannini is a former State Representative from Providence. A freelance journalist, consultant and writer, she has previously written commentary for The Providence journal, GolocalProv and WPRO radio. Contact her at Pt3270@yahoo.com
What's In - The Olympics
The Olympic cauldron burns strong in Pyeongchang County, South Korea for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. They’re taking place in a beautiful backdrop of gorgeous winter landscapes--the Olympics will run until February 25th. Congratulations to Mikaela Shifrin for winning the first US gold on the giant slalom. Get the hot chocolate and popcorn ready, there is more to come!