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Yesterday | WHJJ-AM Providence

Gubernatorial Candidates to Meet in Hospitality Forum

Rhode Island's gubernatorial candidates are set to meet in a campaign forum focused on the state's hospitality industry and the role it can play as an economic driver.

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Related Topix: Cranston, RI, US Governors

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Daily Caller

Rhode Island Dem Fights Unions Over Pensions

Gina Raimondo has been using her 2011 work to reduce the pension program's unfunded while state treasurer as a sign she is the best choice for governor, but the reforms aren't universally embraced, the Associated Press reports .

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, US Governors, Conservative Political News, US News

Sun Aug 17, 2014

News Observer

In governor's race, Raimondo touts her pension fix

But the newly elected general treasurer quickly learned back in 2011 that the fix was as much about politics as it was pure numbers.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, US Governors

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Turnto10.com

Republican Ken Block shoots a campaign commercial at a studio in East Providence.

The Kay Studios production set in East Providence is buzzing as the backdrop for Republican candidate for governor Ken Block's latest television ad.

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Related Topix: US Governors, TV Advertising

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Turnto10.com

Diner owner: Fung filmed RI governor ad in Ohio

Republican gubernatorial candidate Allan Fung filmed an ad about making Rhode Island "open for business" at a diner in Ohio, according to the restaurant owner.

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Related Topix: Cranston, RI, US Governors

The Columbus Dispatch

Rhode Island campaign ad filmed at Tommy's Diner in Columbus

Republican gubernatorial candidate Allan Fung filmed an ad about making Rhode Island "open for business" at a diner in Ohio, according to the restaurant owner.

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Related Topix: Columbus, OH, Delaware, OH, US Governors

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Miami Herald

Fung highlights record, personal story in campaign

Alenny Orovio, center, a photographer for the Dolphins, poses with Dillard football players during the Dolphins' high school football media event Saturday.

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Related Topix: Cranston, RI, US Governors, Providence, RI, US News

The Wichita Eagle

Fung highlights record, personal story in campaign

In this July 29, 2014 file photo, Cranston, R.I., Mayor Allan Fung responds to a question during a forum hosted by the Rhode Island Black Business Association, in Providence, R.I. Fung will face Ken Block in the Sept.

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Related Topix: Cranston, RI, US Governors, Providence, RI, US News

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WHJJ-AM Providence

GOP Calls for Resignation Amid Contract Probe

Republicans are calling for the resignation of Rep. Peter Palumbo amid an investigation by state police into contracts for running concessions at state beaches.

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Related Topix: US Governors

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Turnto10.com

Democratic candidates react to Caprio stepping down

The Democratic candidates in the race for Governor of Rhode Island had mixed reactions to the chairman of their party stepping down in the middle of election season.

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Related Topix: US Governors

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WHJJ-AM Providence

Block Wants to Reduce DMV Wait Times

Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Block says if he would reduce wait times at the Division of Motor Vehicles to 30 minutes or less in his first six months in office.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Lincoln Chafee

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Turnto10.com

Block says Fung supported amnesty for illegal immigrants

Republican candidate for Rhode Island governor Allan Fung was a Cranston city councilor.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Governors

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