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1 hr ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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WLNE-TV Providence

Blue Star Parents Day

By: Melissa Randall mrandall@abc6.com Governor Lincoln Chafee signed a new bill honoring parents of active military members and veterans.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Turnto10.com

I-Team: Lawmaker urged to resign in wake of contract probe

The rhetoric is ratcheting up for state Rep. Peter Palumbo, D-Cranston, to step down, following the resignation of his friend, Democratic Party Chairman David Caprio, on Tuesday.

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JD Supra

Rhode Island Adds Loan Servicer Licensing, Other Requirements

On July 8, Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee signed HB 7997 , which extends the state's licensing requirements to include companies servicing a loan, directly or indirectly, as a third-party loan servicer.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Coventry Courier

Hartford gaining familiarity with CCFD

The newly-appointed receiver for the Central Coventry Fire District, Steven Hartford, is making his way through years of finance records in an effort to learn what the past and present challenges of the fire district were and are and at the same time, looking for more effective ways to move the wounded district forward.

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JD Supra

Another Increase in the Rhode Island Minimum Wage to $9/Hour

On July 3, 2014, Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee signed into law a measure that will raise the state's minimum wage to $9.00 per hour, effective January 1, 2015.

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The Narragansett Times

Enjoy a family day at the beach, gratis

All Rhode Island state beach parking and salt water fishing will be free on the last Sunday of this month, July 27, in honor of Gov. Lincoln Chafee's Annual Governor's Bay Day.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Bellingham Herald

RI's 5 things: Unaccompanied children, 38 Studios

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a state-by-state list showing where immigrant children have been united with sponsors, who are typically parents, relatives or family friends.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Patch.com

Final Cliff Walk Section Opens Saturday

The last leg of the Newport Cliff Walk will reopen Saturday, making the end of a major construction project to make substantial repairs after Superstorm Sandy smashed Rhode Island's coast in 2012.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Warwickonline.com

Opinions differ on offering sanctuary to alien children

If and when there is a request from the federal government, I will share it publicly," Governor Lincoln Chafee said in a public statement Monday night.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lincoln Chafee, Rhode Island, Immigration Reform, US Governors, Deval Patrick, Warwick, RI, Opinion

WHJJ-AM Providence

Providence Asked to Require Warrant for Detainers

A civil liberties group is asking the Providence Police Department to follow the state prison system and stop honoring federal immigration detainers without a warrant.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Narragansett Times

Great Island Bridge just one of many in disrepair in RI

If you've ever driven a car in Rhode Island then you probably know that many of the state's roads and bridges are in need of repair.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WLNE-TV 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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Sat Jul 19, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

State gets $193K to prepare for coastal erosion

's congressional delegation and Gov. Lincoln Chafee have announced $193,000 in federal funds to help the state prepare for coastline erosion from storms and rising sea levels.

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WLNE-TV Providence

RI's 5 things: Immigrant holds, joblessness down

From the lowest unemployment rate in six years to a new policy on detaining immigrants, here are five things to know in Rhode Island: There's a new policy in Rhode Island related to holding immigrants in custody.

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