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16 hrs ago | Washington Times

5 things to know about Rhode Island's primary

Here are five things to know about Rhode Island's Sept. 9 primary, which features hard-fought races in both parties for the gubernatorial nomination and a heated battle for the Democratic nod for Providence mayor.

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

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Block expected to be endorsed by Robitaille

Rhode Island Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Block is expected to win the formal backing of the party's 2010 nominee for the office.

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

WHJJ-AM Providence

Year Ends with $68M Surplus; Most Already Used

The state of Rhode Island ended the last fiscal year with a $68 million surplus, though $59 has already been used to close a hole in the General Assembly's current year spending plan.

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

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Washington Times

Defense secretary to visit Rhode Island next week

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel plans to host a town hall on the Defense Department's role in national security at the U.S. Naval War College in Rhode Island.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Jack Reed, Democrat, Republican, US Military, US Navy, Naval War College, Lincoln Chafee, US Governors

Tue Aug 26, 2014

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

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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Phoenix

What does it mean to be a Democrat in Rhode Island?

The Governor of Rhode Island is a Democrat. So are the lieutenant governor, secretary of state, general treasurer, and attorney general.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Rhode Island, Rhode Island Government, Johnston, RI

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Lebanon Daily 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

KFVS12

Jeffords remembered for fierce independence

The National Guard has arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters have again clashed with police in the St. Louis suburb where Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Arlen Specter, US Senate, Republican, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Olympia Snowe

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, Rhode Island, Rhode Island Government, Lincoln Chafee, US Governors

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

RI deemed least polarized state

Wonder what Washington might look like if it were less polarized? Just look to Rhode Island.

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

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

What's The Matter With Rhode Island?

At its peak, the city boasted an estimated 85% of the precious metals products manufactured in the U.S., and the industry was the state's primary source of revenue.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, University of Rhode Island, Outsourcing, Mortgage, Personal Finance, 38 Studios

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

Sunherald.com

Governor-candidate Pell responds to new attack ad

Pell, 32, responded to an ad Taveras released this week criticizing him for having nine jobs in eight years and questioning his credentials as a Rhode Islander.

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Related Topix: Rhode Island, US Coast Guard, US Military, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Warwickonline.com

Coming in September: A new Rocky Point

A NEW MIDWAY: Larry Mouradjian, of the Department of Environmental Management, looks out on a Rocky Point Midway nearly devoid of debris.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, North Kingstown, RI

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

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), Lincoln Chafee, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

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