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  1. Chafee holding ceremony on breast density billRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    _ Gov. Lincoln Chafee is ceremonially signing legislation aimed at raising awareness of a potential risk factor for breast cancer. The legislation passed by the General Assembly requires that each mammogram report include a notification to the ...

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  2. Hartford gaining familiarity with CCFDRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Coventry Courier

    ... on May 6 and said he was somewhat surprised by the appointment because he had been working with Governor Lincoln Chafee on the Central Coventry issue up until that point and he thought the plan was to go with a budget commission. "The Governor felt ...

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  3. Enjoy a family day at the beach, gratisRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Narragansett Times

    All Rhode Island state beach parking and salt water fishing will be free on the last Sunday of this month, July 27, in honor of Gov. Lincoln Chafee's Annual Governor's Bay Day.

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  4. Another Increase in the Rhode Island Minimum Wage to $9/HourRead the original story

    Yesterday | JD Supra

    On July 3, 2014, Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee signed into law a measure that will raise the state's minimum wage to $9.00 per hour, effective January 1, 2015.

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  5. RI's 5 things: Unaccompanied children, 38 StudiosRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | Washington Times

    ... parents, relatives or family friends. It's not clear where the children are staying or for how long. Gov. Lincoln Chafee has said he hasn't been contacted by any federal agency requesting help housing groups of unaccompanied minors. An ...

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  6. Final Cliff Walk Section Opens SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Patch.com

    ... held a ribbon cutting in June and unveiled a plaque that happened to have a major mistake - Governor Lincoln Chafee's name was spelled with two "F's" instead of one and now, the company that made the plaque, John Roccio Corp., has promised to make a ...

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  7. Opinions differ on offering sanctuary to alien childrenRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Warwickonline.com

    If and when there is a request from the federal government, I will share it publicly," Governor Lincoln Chafee said in a public statement Monday night.

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  8. Providence Asked to Require Warrant for DetainersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    ... to follow the state prison system and stop honoring federal immigration detainers without a warrant. Gov. Lincoln Chafee last week ordered the corrections department to require warrants for all detainers issued by U.S. Immigration and Customs ...

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  9. BlumShapiro Tax Update: Tax Changes in 2015 Rhode Island Budget Bill...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | PRWeb

    Last month, Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee signed the state's fiscal year 2015 budget bill.

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  10. Great Island Bridge just one of many in disrepair in RIRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | The Narragansett Times

    ... Galilee is among them. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Rep. Jim Langevin and Rep. David Cicilline, as well as Gov. Lincoln Chafee were given a personal tour of the bridge by Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Michael Lewis to get a ...

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  11. Block Wants to Reduce DMV Wait TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    ... wait times at the Division of Motor Vehicles to 30 minutes or less in his first six months in office. Gov. Lincoln Chafee made improving the DMV a top priority in 2011. At the time, the wait for a new license was more than four hours. Wait times ...

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  12. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Rhode Island's congressional delegation and Gov. Lincoln Chafee have announced $193,000 in federal funds to help the state prepare for coastline erosion from storms and rising sea levels.

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  13. State gets $193K to prepare for coastal erosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | WLNE-TV Providence

    's congressional delegation and Gov. Lincoln Chafee have announced $193,000 in federal funds to help the state prepare for coastline erosion from storms and rising sea levels.

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  14. RI's 5 things: Immigrant holds, joblessness downRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | Washington Times

    ... and Customs Enforcement - known as detainers - to hold an immigrant unless a warrant has been issued. Gov. Lincoln Chafee signed the new policy Thursday. Civil liberties and immigrants' rights advocates had raised constitutional concerns. In ...

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  15. Undocumented children debate reaches RIRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Turnto10.com

    ... there was a sense of urgency, either to open the borders as a refuge or to close them out of caution. Gov. Lincoln Chafee told NBC 10 that Rhode Island has not been contacted by any federal agencies to talk about housing undocumented children. ...

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  16. Immigration rallies held in ProvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... that we could in an emergency situation, deal with a request from the federal government," said Governor Lincoln Chafee. "45 million Americans in poverty, 35% of which are children, yet we want to help children that are flooding illegally to this ...

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  17. State looks into sites for unaccompanied childrenRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Washington Times

    ... for help in housing thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children crossing the nation's southern border. Gov. Lincoln Chafee told WPRO-AM he has not been contacted, but his administration is looking at potential sites for contingency purposes. ...

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  18. Bridge repairs halted with lack of federal highway fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Turnto10.com

    ... connects Great Island to the main land in Galilee and average daily use is about 1,800 cars a day. Gov. Lincoln Chafee, U.S. Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline and U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse took a look at the conditions of the ...

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  19. Rhode Island Will Require Warrant for DetainersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Rhode Island will no longer honor federal immigration detainers unless they are accompanied by a warrant, under a new policy put into place by Gov. Lincoln Chafee.

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  20. I-Team: Wait times steadily increasing at DMVRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Turnto10.com

    ... storm, it all hit at the same time and our wait times suffered," Silva said. The agency has become Gov. Lincoln Chafee's crown jewel. He made it a priority to improve the overall attitude and slash wait times. The strategy worked. He even chose to ...

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