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10 hrs ago | Warwickonline.com

City beaches have worst water quality, report says

Watershed Counts is a collaborative initiative by the Coastal Institute at the University of Rhode Island and the Narragansett Bay Estuary Program.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Rhode Island, Rhode Island Government, University of Rhode Island, Providence, RI

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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Warwickonline.com

Leading a cause so others won't suffer

"It is a relief knowing I didn't go through everything for nothing. I have made a difference in this world.

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Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Rhode Island, Rhode Island Government, Connecticut, Connecticut Government

Mon Jul 28, 2014

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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Rhode Island, US Senate, Republican, Rhode Island Government, Lincoln Chafee, US Governors, January, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, 38 Studios, Healthcare Law, Law, Lincoln Chafee, US Governors, Entertainment

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

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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative David Cicilline, Lincoln Chafee, US Governors

Sat Jul 19, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

State gets $193K to prepare for coastal erosion

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

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

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Turnto10.com

Undocumented children debate reaches RI

As the nation's border crisis continues to heat up, Rhode Islanders are joining in the debate and taking sides on immigration.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Immigration Reform, Prison, Illegal Immigration, Lincoln Chafee, US Governors

Turnto10.com

Bridge repairs halted with lack of federal highway funds

And on Friday, state officials toured a bridge replacement project in Narragansett to see how that's affecting Rhode Island structures.

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Related Topix: Narragansett, RI, US News, US Senate, Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative David Cicilline, Lincoln Chafee, US Governors

The Block Island Times

Blake Filippi to run for General Assembly

Blake Filippi is running as an Independent against Charlestown Democrat and incumbent Donna Walsh, hoping to represent District 36. This District includes New Shoreham, Westerly, South Kingston and Charleston.

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Related Topix: Charlestown (Boston, MA), Westerly, RI, Block Island, RI, Providence, RI, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Washington Times

Rhode Island to place restrictions on detainers

Rhode Island's Department of Corrections is placing some restrictions on when it will honor federal immigration detainers, the governor's office told The Associated Press on Thursday, although advocates for immigrants' rights say the policy contains loopholes that could still allow people's constitutional rights to be violated.

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

RepMan

The Biggest Problem for the Smallest State

"If it ain't broke, why fix it?" is a saying with which many are familiar. But how about: "If it is broke, let's just keep doing the same thing over and over?" While it sounds ridiculous, I'm convinced it's the new motto for my home state of Rhode Island and the root cause of its branding problem.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Rhode Island, Rhode Island Government, Donald Carcieri

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Senate forms panel on child and youth services

The Rhode Island Senate has created a task force on the Department of Children, Youth and Families as the agency faces significant fiscal problems.

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

Tue Jul 15, 2014

UnionLeader.com

'Aerospace corridor' eyed between Quebec and New England

Bookended by Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee, left, and Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin, right, delegates at Monday's work session of the 38th annual Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers, which was held at the Omni Mount Washington Hotel, listen to a presentation about a potential "aerospace corridor" that would link ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lincoln Chafee, US Governors, Peter Shumlin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Hooksett, NH

WLNE-TV Providence

Dee From The Desk: Will the Real GOP Candidate Please Stand Up

Does it ever feel like the wrong person is running for governor? If you are a member of the Rhode Island Republican Party it may seem that way.

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

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Coventry Courier

Chafee signs legislation allowing state aid to fund school program

Full-day kindergarten may be a possibility in Coventry as Governor Lincoln Chafee signed legislation earlier this week allowing state aid to be provided to those Rhode Island cities and towns that have not implemented the day-long program starting in 2017.

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Related Topix: Lincoln Chafee, US Governors, Coventry, RI, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, West Warwick, RI, Warwick, RI

Fri Jul 11, 2014

CBS Local

Daily Talker: Two Men Accused Of Leaving Pets In Hot Cars

Days after it took effect, a Rhode Island man is the first to be charged under the state's new law making it a crime to leave an animal in a hot car.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Retail, BJs Wholesale Club, Lincoln Chafee, US Governors, Boothbay Harbor, ME

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