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  1. Ex-Rhode Island governor Noel endorses RaimondoRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... ical costs. The state's public sector unions and retirees are suing over the pension, which is intended to save Rhode Island $4 billion over the next 20 years.

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  2. Mattiello Receives Vote of Confidence from RI Business LeadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Go Local

    ... Chamber would give the new Speaker an A+ for addressing the priorities and needs of the business community in Rhode Island," said Janet Raymond, MBA, Senior Vice President of the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce. "Legislation to reduce the ...

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  3. Two Thirds of State Legal Work Goes to Two FirmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | Go Local

    State agencies spent nearly $1.5 million on outside legal counsel last year, but the bulk of the work went to just a handful of law firms, according to state data obtained from the Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity.

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  4. Latest Rhode Island news, sports, business and entertainmentRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... of health services, policy and practice, will be the director. PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The Urban League of Rhode Island is struggling with its finances and plans to shut down its men's homeless shelter at the agency's headquarters soon and ...

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  5. RI zoo seeks funding for renovationsRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... bond request on the November statewide ballot. Slater says the zoo is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Rhode Island. Jeremy Goodman, the zoo's executive director, says the money will help stimulate the economy. Last year, the zoo finished ...

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  6. Correctional Officers Union Endorses Caprio for TreasurerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Go Local

    The Rhode Island Brotherhood of Correctional Officers announced that they would be endorsing Frank Caprio, a Democratic Candidate for Treasurer of Rhode Island, today.

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  7. Side of the Rhode: Who's Hot and Who's Not in RI Politics?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Go Local

    Every Friday, Dan Lawlor breaks down who's rising and who's falling in the world of Rhode Island politics.

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  8. Urban League of Rhode Island to close sheltersRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Urban League of Rhode Island, struggling with its finances, is planning to shut down its men's homeless shelter at the agency's headquarters soon and temporarily close a women's shelter in Elmhurst.

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  9. Actor to visit RI for CF library fundraiserRead the original story

    Yesterday | Turnto10.com

    ... for the Adams Memorial Library in Central Falls will feature a big star. Actor Alec Baldwin will visit Rhode Island for two events in Rhode Island on Saturday, June 7th. The first event will be held at the Library at 6:30 p.m.,with tickets costing ...

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  10. RI's 5 things: City subpoenaed, overdose effortsRead the original story

    Yesterday | WLNE-TV Providence

    From records related to Gordon Fox being subpoenaed to a House panel hearing a bill to legalize marijuana, here are five things to know in Rhode Island: Law enforcement has contacted the state Board of Elections about Gordon Fox and subpoenaed records from the city of Providence pertaining to the former House Speaker.

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  11. 5 Stunning Beachfront Estates for Sale in Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    ... would suggest otherwise. In the market for a beachfront home? Here are five stunning properties for sale in Rhode Island: 115 Nayatt Rd., Barrington . Listed for $4.4 million. From Zillow: "Waterfront estate on prime Nayatt Point acreage! ...

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  12. EG Town Planner: 'How to Fight City Hall'Read the original story

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    ... at a recent Ignite Souther RI presentation, "How to Fight City Hall." The event was sponsored by the Southern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce and held at The Contemporary Theater Company on March 29. Other sponsors included DiStefano Brothers ...

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  13. JPL Livery Services Inc v. Rhode Island Department of Administration JPLRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | FindLaw

    ... The plaintiff, JPL Livery Services, appeals from a January 2, 2013 judgment in favor of the defendants, the Rhode Island Department of Administration and the Rhode Island Department of Health (collectively, the state). 1 The plaintiff and the state ...

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  14. Rock and Reel competition coming to PawtucketRead the original story

    Friday | Turnto10.com

    ... rock, hip-hop, jazz, whatever it is. We want variety frankly. We're encouraging it," said Mark Greene of the Rhode Island Film Collaborative, which sponsors Rock and Reel. "Especially nowadays with YouTube. It was something that I should have done a ...

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  15. Bryant U. cracks down on selfies at graduationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Turnto10.com

    Rhode Island's Bryant University is asking students to resist the urge to take selfies with its president while receiving their diplomas.

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  16. Students, celebrities revved up to read all weekRead the original story

    Friday | Warwickonline.com

    ... for Warwick Schools, said the official Reading Week is traditionally the first week in April, set down by the Rhode Island State Council of the International Reading Association (IRA). However, for various reasons such as field-testing for the ...

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  17. Lyme Research Alliance 5K Walk/Run 2014 To Raise Funds for Lyme Disease ResearchRead the original story

    Friday | PRWeb

    ... on the amount raised. "Last year we drew teams and participants from several states including New York, Rhode Island and Massachusetts and we're vey excited that several fundraising teams have already formed for this year's race," said Mark Hopwood, ...

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  18. Providence police: Woman, 57, reported missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Turnto10.com

    Police said Paula Salvo was reported missing by her family on Monday. She was last seen driving her black 2001 Volvo S80 with Rhode Island plate PS-592.

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  19. Vigil Next Week for Homeless Man, 33, who Died in Abandoned Truck FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    ... at the same time they once again sound a call for action to deal with the persistent homelessness problem in Rhode Island. "We are calling on the General Assembly to increase funding for the rental voucher program so we can continue to house our ...

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  20. b.good to Offer Real Food Fast, Hand Cut Fries, in New Garden City StoreRead the original story

    Friday | Patch.com

    ... with two more on the way, including the Cranston location. The small chain now has shops in Maine, Connecticut, Rhode Island in addition to its home state, Massachusetts. The shop has been posting photos of its construction p rogress on its Facebook ...

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