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6 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

NE Tech starts Shipbuilding and Marine Institute

New England Institute of Technology launched their Shipbuilding Marine and Advanced Manufacturing Institute or Sami Monday morning.

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Related Topix: New England Institute of Technology, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Nation

US commander expresses reservations over NW op

US commander General Joseph Dunford, who is leading the Nato-led forces in Afghanistan, told Congress that he has reservations about the overall effectiveness of the army operations in North Waziristan.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US News, Pakistan, US Military, US Marine Corps, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, John McCain, Republican

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Merkel and Germany: The weakest link

Senator Jack Reed says he believes the U.S.'s NATO allies could put more resources on the table to send a signal to Russia that military options are available in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Angela Merkel

Thu Jul 17, 2014

National Journal

Is It Time to Declare the Death of Emergency Unemployment Insurance?

Democrats in Congress and a handful of Republican senators have strived over the last seven months to renew emergency unemployment benefits for the millions of American workers who have been living without a job for more than six months.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Dean Heller, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Kevin McCarthy, John Boehner, Democrat

HAPPI/Household & PP Industry

Sunscreen Innovation Act\nMoves Through Congress

Brighter days may be ahead for the US sun care market and the companies that supply actives in these formulas.

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Related Topix: Sundown, Bullfrog, Sunscreens (generic), Medicine, Law, Healthcare Law, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ed Whitfield, US Politics, Democrat, John Dingell, US Senate, Johnny Isakson

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Examiner.com

Reid open to adding unemployment extension to Obama's emergency spending bill

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid responded that he is open to Sen. Jack Reed's request to add the unemployment benefits extension or any ammendment to the border crisis emergency spending bill, July 10, 2014 After Senator Jack Reed, D-RI issued a statement on Thursday, July 10, 2014 that the long-term unemployment benefits extension should be ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Harry Reid, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama

Switched

Congress Takes From Unemployment Extension To Give To Highway Trust Fund

On Tuesday, the House of Representatives took another bite, approving a federal highway funding bill with a cost-cutting provision that had been part of legislation for the long-term jobless.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, John Boehner

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Examiner.com

Reed wants unemployment extension added to Obama border crisis spending bill

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is not open to adding the unemployment benefits extension or any ammendment to the border crisis emergency spending bill as Sen. Jack Reed wants, July 10, 2014 Although Sens. Jack Reed, D-RI and Dean Heller, R-NV just released their own new version of a bill to extend long-term unemployment benefits for over 3 ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Harry Reid, Representative Dean Heller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Barack Obama

Russia Taday

Grounded future: Pentagon still bets on plagued F-35s

Hagel, a Vietnam War vet appointed by US Pres. Barack Obama last year to head the Department of Defense, lauded the $400 billion program at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida on Thursday during a pep talk to pilots no sooner than two weeks after the Pentagon grounded its entire fleet of F-35s due to an engine fire.

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Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, US Military, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Nelson, James Inhofe, Republican

Washington Times

Special forces are broken, elite troops are a fraying,a Gen. Joseph Votel warns

Even America's elite warriors have a breaking point. Army Lt. Gen. Joseph Votel told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday that he believed troops assigned to U.S. Special Operations Command may be "fraying" from overuse.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, Senator Angus King

Thu Jul 10, 2014

American Library Association

ALA applauds Congress for passing the Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act

On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act , H.R. 803, in a bipartisan vote 415-6.

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Related Topix: US News, Libraries, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Rush Holt, US House of Representatives

Roll Call

Reid: Unemployment Extension Could Get Attached to Supplemental

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday he hopes senators get a chance to add an unemployment extension to the $4.3 billion emergency spending bill.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives

CNN

No charges in motorist shooting near Capitol

A police officer and K9 inspect the scene after a car chase and reports of gunshots fired outside of the Hart Senate Office Building on Captiol Hill on Thursday, October 3 in Washington.

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Roll Call

Reed: Add Unemployment Extension to Emergency Spending Bill

Reed hopes to add an unemployment extension to the emergency supplemental spending bill.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Warwickonline.com

Big Brothers, Big Sisters now all part of the same family

HISTORIC COLLABORATION: From left, Katje Fuson, Jo-Ann Schofield, Rachelle Green and Joe Manera announce the merger of BBRI and BBBSOS.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Mark Zaccaria Kicks Off U.S. Senate Campaign; Jack Reed Responds

"We currently have catastrophic economic policies; we have catastrophic regulatory policies which are burying businesses and making the economic situation that much worse.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Manufacturing.net

Submarine Maker Plans R.I. Expansion

Submarine maker Electric Boat plans to double its workforce in Rhode Island to build a new class of submarines under a $95 billion Navy program, welcome news in the state with the nation's highest unemployment rate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Rhode Island, US Military, US Navy, North Kingstown, RI, University of Rhode Island

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Skin cancer test offered at Rhode Island beaches

The Rhode Island Department of Health, the Comprehensive Cancer Center at Rhode Island Hospital and U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, D-Rhode Island, will launch the Sun Smarts Sunscreen Campaign Monday at Scarborough Beach in Narragansett, Rhode Island.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Skin Cancer, Medicine, Health, Narragansett, RI, Middletown, RI

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Resident

Big Brothers Big Sisters Announce Coming Together

For over 60 years, Big Brothers of Rhode Island and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State, both local affiliates of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, have worked separately by coming to the aid of hundreds of boys and girls statewide by providing them with life-changing mentors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Rhode Island, Cranston, RI, East Providence, RI, Providence, RI

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Submarine maker plans expansion in Rhode Island

In this Tuesday, July 1, 2014 photo, a welder works on a "compressed air flask" that will eventually be installed in a Virginia class nuclear powered submarine at the Electric Boat company's Quonset Point facility, in North Kingstown, R.I. Submarine maker Electric Boat plans to double its workforce in Rhode Island to build a new class of ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Rhode Island, North Kingstown, RI, US Military, US Navy, University of Rhode Island

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