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  1. Labor History: The First Factory StrikeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | In These Times

    What the bosses failed to foresee was that the women workers could not be as easily controlled as the children.

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  2. Labor Day 2014 closings: Are banks, DMV, post office, Walmart, Costco open?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Labor Day is observed Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, and many people will be surprised as to what's open and what's closed on Labor Day this year.

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  3. Year Ends with $68M Surplus; Most Already UsedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WHJJ-AM Providence

    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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  4. Lt. Governor candidates say priority is putting RI back to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | Turnto10.com

    All of the candidates, Secretary of State Ralph Mollis, Cumberland Mayor Dan Mckee, and state Rep. Frank Ferri, said during a taping of "10 News Conference" that closing the skills gap and putting people back to work would be their first priorities.

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  5. Used Clothing/Textile Recycling Kick-off Event Collects Nearly 6,000...Read the original story

    Friday Aug 29 | PRWeb

    The Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation says it collected nearly 6,000 pounds of used clothing and household textiles at its recent kick-off event for its new household textile and used clothing educational campaign.

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  6. R.I. Pol Accused of Verbally Abusing Yacht Club ManagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Patch.com

    Warwick Rep. Joseph Trillo is known for being a vocal member of the Rhode Island General Assembly, but in two incidents this summer, he allegedly became verbally abusive to an employee of East Greenwich Yacht Club including one incident on Aug. 9 during which he allegedly hurled expletives in front of a crowd of people, including small children.

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  7. Algae bloom prompts advisory in Cranston reservoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Associated Press Rhode Island health officials say residents should avoid recreational activities at a reservoir where an algae bloom has formed.

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  8. Rhode Island Nursing Homes Continue to Outperform the NationRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 28 | Rhode Island Department of Health News

    Nursing home providers are increasingly recognizing that the people who call their facilities "home" should have the opportunity to provide feedback about their care and environment.

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  9. Planning to Vote in RI? There's an App for ThatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Patch.com

    The Rhode Island Secretary of State's office has released a new mobile app for iPhone and Android devices that puts detailed voter information at your fingertips.

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  10. Clinton Campaigns in Rhode Island for MagazinerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Former President Bill Clinton says Democratic candidate for treasurer Seth Magaziner "projects hope" and will create jobs in Rhode Island.

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  11. Listening to Residents Helps Rhode Island Nursing Homes Continue to Outperform the NationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | GlobeNewswire

    Quality of life and care for Rhode Island seniors and their families reach above average marks, making the state a more desirable place for elders PROVIDENCE, R.I., Aug. 28, 2014 -- Nursing home providers are increasingly recognizing that the people who call their facilities "home" should have the opportunity to provide feedback about their care ... (more)

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  12. Bill Clinton to campaign in Rhode Island for candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | TheDay.Com

    Clinton will headline a rally for Magaziner, son of former Clinton administration policy adviser Ira Magaziner, at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence on Wednesday afternoon.

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  13. Former President Bill Clinton makes a stop in Rhode Island for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Turnto10.com

    Bill Clinton comes to Rhode Island in a familiar role, as campaign star power for a candidate in Rhode Island.

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  14. 0829_Local_list.jpgRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Phoenix

    Kennedy Plaza serves as inspiration for his rhymes and diatribes and provides a brutally honest perspective throughout the kinda-concept album.

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  15. Blue-Green Algae Bloom Found in J.L. Curran ReservoirRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Rhode Island Department of Health News

    The Department of Health and the Department of Environmental Management are advising people to avoid recreational activities in J.L. Curran Reservoir in Cranston because a blue-green algae bloom has been detected in the waters of the reservoir.

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  16. Clinton to campaign in Rhode Island for MagazinerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Greenwich Citizen

    Magaziner is the son of former Clinton administration policy adviser Ira Magaziner.

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  17. Bus rides free in Rhode Island due to air qualityRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority says all its bus and trolley rides are free because air quality is expected to be unhealthy in parts of the state.

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  18. Newport's Kings Park Beach Closed to SwimmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Rhode Island health officials have recommended the closure to swimming of a beach in Newport because of bacteria in the water.

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  19. RIPTA offers free rides due to poor air qualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Air quality levels in parts of Rhode Island are expected to reach unhealthy levels Wednesday.

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  20. Democratic Hopefuls Go On Offensive in TV DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    The leading Democratic hopefuls for Rhode Island governor each went on the offensive in a live televised debate, as the campaign heads into the final two weeks before the Sept.

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