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  1. Rymes Propane buys Fred Fuller Oil Company, starts deliveries immediatelyRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    There were times, even yesterday just hours before a judge signed the paperwork, when John Rymes doubted his offer to buy beleaguered Fred Fuller Oil Co. would become reality.

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  2. Architects v. Rhode Island Department of Human ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | FindLaw

    Present: SUTTELL, C.J., GOLDBERG, FLAHERTY, ROBINSON, and INDEGLIA, JJ. Girard R. Visconti, Esq., for Plaintiff.

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  3. GoLocalProv | News | RI Smoke Shop Raid vs Route 95 ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Go Local

    Just over 10 years ago, the Rhode Island State Police raided Narragansett Indian Tribal lands to bar the Tribe from allegedly selling cigarettes illegally. The conduct of law enforcement during the raid sparked a major debate about police actions and relations between the State of Rhode Island and the Narragansett Indian Tribe.

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  4. National Grid seeks rate increase, againRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Narragansett Times

    Rhode Islanders may be in for higher electricity bills next year, as National Grid has filed for new electricity supply rates with the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission, something that will cause a significant increase in customer bills. This proposed rate hike comes just a year after prices were increased by 12 percent last year.

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  5. National Grid seeks yet another rate increaseRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Chariho Times

    If the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission approves National Grid's request for new electricity supply rates, Rhode Islanders may pay more for electricity next year. The increase is driven by higher power supply prices, which reflect the cost of electricity National Grid purchases for its customers.

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  6. Chafee asked to update R.I. immigrant policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    The American Civil Liberties Union said it is asking Governor Lincoln Chafee to change state immigration policy in light of President Obama's action to defer deportation for millions of people in the country illegally. Steven Brown, executive director of the Rhode Island chapter of the ACLU, said he will send a letter this week to Chafee asking him to revise his policy before he leaves office in January ''to provide better protection to immigrants.'

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  7. Rymes Propane buys Fred Fuller Oil Company, starts deliveries immediatelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Concord Monitor

    There were times, even yesterday just hours before a judge signed the paperwork, when John Rymes doubted his offer to buy beleaguered Fred Fuller Oil Co. would become reality.

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  8. Rymes takes over for Fuller, deliveries start WednesdayRead the original story

    Yesterday | UnionLeader.com

    With a judge's blessing Tuesday, trucks bearing the name of Rymes Propane & Oil will start this morning delivering home heating fuel to customers of Fred Fuller Oil & Propane.

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  9. 2 patients at RI Hospital diagnosed with LegionellaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Turnto10.com

    Two patients at Rhode Island Hospital have been diagnosed with the bacteria that cause Legionnaire's disease, a hospital spokeswoman said Tuesday. The hospital said it is using bottled water for drinking instead of tap water for hospitalized patients in potentially affected areas.

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  10. RI, Mass. hold onto blue lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Turnto10.com

    This is what most people think of when they hear the words "Black Friday": a bunch of shopaholics fighting each other for flat-screen TVs. Most retailers across the country have changed their hours to open stores on Thanksgiving, some Walmarts are open 24 hours this year, so the rush at the door will cease to exist nationwide.

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  11. In rare move, authority to ease sewer pollution limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Warwickonline.com

    TESTING: Betty Anne Rogers and Charles Labbe talk about recent test results on sludge being produced at the Warwick wastewater treatment plant.

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  12. Public Vaccination Event to be Held in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Patch.com

    A public vaccination event will be held at Woonsocket High School on 777 Cass Ave. on Tuesday, Dec. 2 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. There will be no charge for these vaccinations and health insurance is not required. Those who do have insurance should bring their insurance card.

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  13. States Struggle to Pay for Health ExchangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    The federal government spent billions funding the development and implementation of state-run health exchanges under Obamacare, many of which struggled or didn't work at all during the law's first open enrollment period. But the federal grants provided to operate the exchanges under the law are about to run out.

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  14. Health exchanges' finances face test in 2nd yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Long Island Business News

    The federal government shelled out billions of dollars to get health insurance marketplaces going in the 14 states that opted to run their own. Now they must act like true marketplaces and start paying for themselves.

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  15. More Read the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | WTEN-TV Albany

    The federal government shelled out billions of dollars to get health insurance marketplaces going in the 14 states that opted to run their own. Now they must act like true marketplaces and start paying for themselves.

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  16. Financial health of insurance marketplaces to be tested in 2nd year; must be self-sustainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Star Tribune

    The federal government shelled out billions of dollars to get health insurance marketplaces going in the 14 states that opted to run their own. Now they must act like true marketplaces and start paying for themselves.

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  17. HealthSource RI Opening Help Center In WarwickRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Rhode Island's health benefits exchange is opening a new walk-in center and holding a series of events to help individuals sign up for health coverage during the second open enrollment period. center in Warwick opens Sunday.

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  18. Food | New England's Booziest StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Go Local

    New England is known for it's love of alcohol, as the oldest region in the country it is also the birthplace of the oldest brewery in America - Yuengling Lager. Here are the rankings of each New England state according to statistics based on factors like alcohol consumption and breweries per capita .

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  19. Business Newsmakers: Paulhus made Citizens Bank Rhode Island PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Citizens Financial Group, Inc.  today named Marc Paulhus, Head of Asset Finance for Citizens Commercial Banking, as Citizens Bank Rhode Island President. Paulhus, a Rhode Island native with degrees from Providence College and the University of Rhode Island, has held a number of senior leadership positions with Citizens.

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  20. RI things to know: Budget woes and Lynch lobbyingRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 22 | Washington Times

    The state faces a bleak budget picture and a former Rhode Island attorney general possibly lobbies his old office without registering with the state. Here are things to know about Rhode Island this week: Lawmakers learned that the state faces a $29 million anticipated shortfall in the current year's budget and a projected hole of $187 million for the coming year.

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