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  1. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    Gov. Lincoln Chafee, representatives from the university and other state and local officials celebrated the deed signing for the 5.58-acre parcel on Wednesday. The Department of Environmental Management bought it for $100,000.

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  2. State signs deed for Rhode Island's highest pointRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    Jerimoth Hill in Foster stands at 812 feet above sea level and was owned by Brown University. Gov. Lincoln Chafee, representatives from the university and other state and local officials celebrated the deed signing for the 5.58-acre parcel on Wednesday.

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  3. RI's highest point, Jerimoth Hill, to become state owned landRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLNE-TV Providence

    The university will transfer the land at a ceremony Wednesday with Governor Chafee, who is leading the role to make in an open space for the public.

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  4. Public meeting discusses Central Coventry Fire District financial woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLNE-TV Providence

    State officials held a briefing for Coventry residents Monday night about where the Central Coventry Fire District stands now that it is in the control of a state-appointed receiver. Governor Lincoln Chafee was among state officials on-hand to lay out the budget for the fire district.

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  5. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Turnto10.com

    ... come in contact with it," said Helene Macedo, who heads the nurses' union at Rhode Island Hospital. Governor Lincoln Chafee says he wants good relations with the nurses, that the state is always looking to improve, but he echoes Dr. Fine's claims ...

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  6. RI nurses say they aren't ready for EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Greenwich Citizen

    ... with Ebola. More than half said they don't think they will have access to proper protective equipment. Gov. Lincoln Chafee and Rhode Island Department of Health Director Dr. Michael Fine have said the opposite: that the state is leading the nation ...

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  7. GoLocalProv | Business | Mattiello and Paiva Weed Say Vote Yes on Question 4 for URIRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Go Local

    Recently, engineer Andrew Aitkin, retired vice president at New England Power Co., provided several compelling reasons why Rhode Islanders should support the $125 million higher education facilities bond referendum that will appear on the November 4 ballot . Aitkin, who now lives in Florida, exhorts voters: "Nothing can do more to improve the Rhode Island economy than this bond authorization.

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  8. Ceremonial signing held for food scraps billRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... digestion facility within 15 miles. Earth Care Farm in . The requirement takes effect Jan. 1, 2016. Gov. Lincoln Chafee was joined at Friday's ceremony by the bill's sponsors, Rep. Donna Walsh and Sen. Catherine Cool Rumsey, and others. A The ...

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  9. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Donna Policastro, the head of the Rhode Island State Nurses Association, told a local radio station on Friday the Department of Health has not put out a plan for how to handle suspected Ebola patients as they arrive in the emergency room. Gov. Lincoln Chafee told the station that Rhode Island has been working for months to get ready for Ebola, and while not perfect, he believes the state is leading the nation on preparedness.

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  10. Nurses concerned about state's Ebola readinessRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Washington Times

    Donna Policastro, the head of the Rhode Island State Nurses Association, told WPRO-AM on Friday the Department of Health has not put out a plan for how to handle suspected Ebola patients as they arrive in the emergency room. Gov. Lincoln Chafee told the station that Rhode Island has been working for months to get ready for Ebola, and while not perfect, he believes the state is leading the nation on preparedness.

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  11. Chafee to introduce new RI license plateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Turnto10.com

    Gov. Lincoln Chafee will officially introduce the new Rhode Island license plate design at the Division of Motor Vehicles on Thursday morning. State law requires a new plate design every 10 years.

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  12. Celebrations planned for two Rocky Point OpeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Warwickonline.com

    ... on Friday, Oct. 24. She credited preservation of the park to the stewardship of so many, adding that Gov. Lincoln Chafee made acquisition and reopening the park a priority of his administration. The reopening marks the near completion of the park ...

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  13. NUWC Newport Dedicates New Research FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Marine News

    Cutting the ribbon, from left, Dominic Galluci, P&S Construction; RI Congressman James Langevin; RI Governor Lincoln Chafee; Rear Adm. Michael Jabaley, commander, NUWC; Capt.

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  14. Toray Plastics (America) launches second cogeneration power facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Label & Narrow Web

    Toray Plastics , Inc. is now operating a second cogeneration system at its 70-acre North Kingstown, Rhode Island, campus. A ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 25 was hosted by Mike Brandmeier, President and CEO, who welcomed Kazuo Morimoto, Chief Executive Representative to the Americas, Toray Industries , Inc., Tsutomu Himeno, Consul General of Japan, Lincoln Chafee, Governor of Rhode Island, M. Teresa Paiva-Weed, Senate President, Nicholas A. Mattiello, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and John Isberg, Director of Community and Customer Management, National Grid Rhode Island.

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  15. Dee from The Desk: A Unified FrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The message was clear: unity. As over four hundred Rhode Island Democrats converged at The West Valley Inn for the Party's Unity Dinner messages of team work and unifying the party after the divisive September Primary were the centerpiece of the event.

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  16. GoLocalProv | News | Five Races in 2014 That Will Redefine RIRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Go Local

    ... Rhode Islanders have voted for the most conservative candidate for Governor. The exception was in 2010 when Lincoln Chafee won the Governorship with 39% of the vote, but that meant in the four-way race, 60% plus of the voters cast their ballot for ...

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  17. Democrats' plight in Senate races revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Washington Examiner

    ... to win percentages much above George W. Bush's job approval in their states, with the single exception of Lincoln Chafee, who lost anyway in heavily Democratic Rhode Island. The other two charts show how late-deciding voters swung toward the out ...

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  18. Three scary charts for Democratsa hopes of keeping the Senate majorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Washington Post

    ... on to their Senate majority. Three in particular caught my eye. 1. With the exception of Rhode Island Sen. Lincoln Chafee (R) -- who still lost -- Republican Senate candidates had a very hard time significantly over-performing Bush's approval ...

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  19. Dee from the Desk: Taking Republicans seriouslyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... ignored Republican John Robitaille until it was too late. Caprio focused all his energy on Independent Lincoln Chafee. In the end, Caprio came in third with Robitaille finishing in a close second to Chafee. Now Raimondo needs to be careful to not to ...

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  20. RI: Transportation Bond's Improvements Would Boost RI Economy, Supporters SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Mass Transit

    Oct. 07--As he walked outside of Providence's Amtrak station on Monday, Michael Lewis, the director of the state Department of Transportation, pointed to chunks of missing concrete and other examples of the area's run-down appearance to illustrate the untapped potential of Rhode Island's transit system. While a $5-million project will soon begin to overhaul the plaza in front of the station, what's really needed, he said, is a much larger infusion of cash to turn the Amtrak depot -- the 15th-busiest in the country -- and other locations in the state into a network of intermodal transportation hubs.

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