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19 hrs ago | Autoblog

Report: Rhode Island approves EV-specific license plates

OK, so it only took a couple of years for Rhode Island to get the hang of electric vehicle-specific license plates, like its New England neighbors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lincoln Chafee, US Governors

23 hrs ago | Education Week

Gist wants to delay test-based graduation plan

The state education commissioner recommended that a required graduation test for high school seniors be delayed by another three years, making the class of 2020 the first to have to pass.

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Yesterday | Patch.com

Local Cops, Firefighters, EMTs to Be Honored for Life-Saving Heroics

Governor Lincoln Chafee and Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis will honor 15 Rhode Island police, firefighters, and EMTs next week for their life-saving heroics.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lincoln Chafee, US Politics, Hopkinton, RI, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Medicine

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Miami Herald

New England govs' regional energy effort in doubt

A nearly yearlong effort by New England's governors to address the region's soaring energy costs has been put on hold.

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors, Peter Shumlin, Maggie Hassan, Paul LePage

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

New license plate may help save lives

By Alana Cerrone acerrone@abc6.com A new license plate may help protect first responders from accidentally electrocuting themselves during accident rescues involving electric vehicles.

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News Times

Jeffords remembered for fierce independence

In this March 14, 2003, file photo, Sen. Jim Jeffords, I-Vt., center, laughs with Vermont Democratic Party Chairman Scudder Parker at the annual Democratic Party dinner in Montpelier, Vt.

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Related Topix: US News, Montpelier, VT, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Lincoln Chafee, Olympia Snowe, US Governors, Arlen Specter

ABC News

Jeffords Remembered for Fierce Independence

For most of his career, Jim Jeffords was one of a now all-but-vanished breed - a moderate-to-liberal Northeast Republican who championed the environment, education and the rights of disabled Americans.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Olympia Snowe, Lincoln Chafee, US Governors, Arlen Specter, George Bush

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Washington Times

RI will no longer require warrant for detainers

Rhode Island will no longer require a warrant before the Department of Corrections honors an immigration detainer, pulling back from a policy Gov. Lincoln Chafee instituted a month ago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lincoln Chafee, Rhode Island, Rhode Island Government, US Governors

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Examiner.com

Rhode Island votes 2014: Tough choices

This election cycle has the ability to change the future of Rhode Islanders. On Nov. 04, 2014 , Rhode Island voters have an opportunity to choose who represents them on a state and national level.

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jdsupra.com

Several New States Adopt the National Safe Mlo Test with Uniform State Component

New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Connecticut are the latest states to announce that they will be adopting the National SAFE Mortgage Loan Originator Test with Uniform State Content.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Narragansett Times

New climate change bills signed into law by Chafee

State and local officials gathered at North Kingstown Town Beach on Friday afternoon as Gov. Lincoln Chafee signed two bills into law which will boost Rhode Island's efforts to combat the impact of climate change and sea level rise.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Sunherald.com

Candidates support more money for senior programs

The three major Democrats and two Republicans running to succeed Gov. Lincoln Chafee said Monday that they would support restoring the $2.8 million cut from Meals on Wheels, senior centers and respite for caregivers, all of which advocates say help keep the elderly in their homes for longer, and out of expensive nursing homes.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lincoln Chafee

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Sunherald.com

RI's 5 things: Beach probe, Newport Jazz, Ronaldo

Here are five things to know in Rhode Island: State police are investigating the awarding of a contract for concessions at three state beaches.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, Lincoln Chafee, US Politics, US Governors, Cranston, RI

WLNE-TV Providence

News Minute: Latest Rhode Island news from The Associated Press

The candidates for Rhode Island governor have raised more than $12 million and spent more than $5 million in the race to replace one-term Gov. Lincoln Chafee.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Pridesource.com

News You Should Know August 1, 2014

One year ago today these two states changed their laws to allow for same-sex couples to wed.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Governors, Wedding, Greenville, SC, Greenville County, SC

Myrtle Beach Online

Judge says Raimondo must be deposed on 38 Studios

Raimondo was not in office when the agency formerly known as the Economic Development Corp. approved the loan guarantee for 38 Studios, and she opposed it when she was running for treasurer.

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WLNE-TV Providence

More than $12M raised, $5M spent in RI gov's race

The candidates for Rhode Island governor have raised more than $12 million and spent more than $5 million in the race to replace one-term Gov. Lincoln Chafee.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Turnto10.com

Gov. Chafee spent two days on nuclear submarine

Chafee spokeswoman Faye Zuckerman told the Associated Press the office could reach Chafee if necessary.

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Turnto10.com

Group wants immigration detainer order extended

More than two dozen protesters showed up unannounced in Gov. Lincoln Chafee's office Thursday to demand he extend his policy requiring a warrant for immigration detainers to all state agencies he oversees.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Governor Chafee Says "Hands Off" Beach Contract Investigation

Twitter: @markcurtisABC6 email: mcurtis@abc6.com "Of course it troubles me. That's why the State Police were involved," said Governor Lincoln Chafee, "State Police were shoulder deep in the investigation and I say let them continue their investigation and then we'll go forward with what ever needs to be done," said Chafee.

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