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  1. URI engineering bond question campaign launchedRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    Government, education and business leaders have launched a campaign to win voter approval for a bond referendum that would provide $125 million to upgrade the University of Rhode Island's engineering facilities. Officials including Gov. Lincoln Chafee, House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello and URI President David Dooley called the project critical both for the university and for economic development in the state.

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  2. GoLocalProv | Politics | Russell Moore: The GOP's Curious Case of Catherine TaylorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Go Local

    ... due to her long association and alliance with the Liberal Chafee family. Most recently, in 2010, Governor Lincoln Chafee appointed her to become his Director of the Department of Elderly Affairs, despite a lack of much experience in that field. ...

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  3. Irish PM Stops at Famine Memorial in ProvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    ... Providence during a visit to the state. Prime Minister Enda Kenny also spoke at an event Wednesday with Gov. Lincoln Chafee, the state's congressional delegation and other officials to promote business ties between Ireland and the nation's smallest ...

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  4. Irish PM stops at famine memorial in Rhode IslandRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... Providence during a visit to the state. Prime Minister Enda Kenny also spoke at an event Wednesday with Gov. Lincoln Chafee, the state's congressional delegation and other officials to promote business ties between Ireland and the nation's smallest ...

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  5. Taoiseach to attend famine memorial ceremony in Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Independent.ie

    "T-Shock" Enda Kenny today travels from New York to Rhode Island to meet the Governor and attend a famine memorial ceremony. Having addressed the United Nations yesterday as well as attending a banquet held by US President Barack Obama , Mr Kenny and his delegation will travel by train from Manhattan to Rhode Island where he will be hosted by Governor Lincoln D. Chafee.

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  6. Chafee names leader of new diversity officeRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Turnto10.com

    Gov. Lincoln Chafee said Tuesday that Cheryl Burrell will lead the new Office of Diversity, Equity, and Opportunity. She will help with the administration's efforts to increase diversity in the state workforce and to afford more opportunities within state contracts to minority business enterprises.

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  7. GoLocalProv | News | Alex and Ani Hall Opens at Rhode Island CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Go Local

    Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse joined Rhode Island College President Nancy Carriuolo for the opening of the $17-million art center. Funded by a higher education bond in 2010, the project has benefited from private donations, including a $1-million investment from Alex and Ani, LLC. Carolyn Rafaelian, CEO, founder and creative director of Alex and Ani, was among the donors from Rhode Island's arts and business communities in attendance.

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  8. State names leader of new diversity officeRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Gov. Lincoln Chafee said Tuesday that Cheryl Burrell will lead the new Office of Diversity, Equity, and Opportunity. She will help with the administration's efforts to increase diversity in the state workforce and to afford more opportunities within state contracts to minority business enterprises.

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  9. Rhode Island to Get $1.57 Million DOD GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    The U.S. Department of Defense is awarding Rhode Island a one-year, $1.57 million grant to help boost the state's economy and help it diversify. Members of the state's congressional delegation and Gov. Lincoln Chafee announced the funding from the department's Office of Economic Adjustment Monday.

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  10. GoLocalProv | Politics | Kilmartin Blasts Corrections Officers’ Hodgson EndorsementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Go Local

    The campaign of Attorney General Peter Kilmartin has questioned the motivation of the Rhode Island Brotherhood of Corrections Officers endorsing opponent Republican Dawson Hodgson, given RIBCO's past support of Kilmartin -- and recent legal issues facing the son of RIBCO's President Richard Ferruccio. Kilmartin, who has received over $3,000 in donations from RIBCO since 2004 and as recently as March, questioned the timing and rationale of the endorsement of his opponent, following the revelation that Ferruccio's son got a 5 year sentence with 5 months to serve and then a 55 month suspended for felony assault in April, and has a pending case with the Attorney General's office for felony assault and domestic strangulation.

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  11. Rhode Island to get $1.57 million DOD grantRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | Washington Times

    The U.S. Department of Defense is awarding Rhode Island a one-year, $1.57 million grant to help boost the state's economy and help it diversify. Members of the state's congressional delegation and Gov. Lincoln Chafee announced the funding from the department's Office of Economic Adjustment Monday.

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  12. Rhode Island to get $1.57 million DOD grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | The Miami Herald

    The U.S. Department of Defense is awarding Rhode Island a one-year, $1.57 million grant to help boost the state's economy and help it diversify. Members of the state's congressional delegation and Gov. Lincoln Chafee announced the funding from the department's Office of Economic Adjustment Monday.

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

    Thursday Sep 18 | Go Local

    ... from the Republican Party who sought to keep him off the ballot this week. Catherine Taylor: The former Lincoln Chafee staffer is like Teflon. The RI-GOP is more than willing to overlook Taylor's alliance with the left-wing governor and labor unions ...

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  14. Race Ratings, Take 2: 6 Weeks OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Daily Kos

    ... image and the fact that he's hardly been challenged). Not to mention that Orman could well face the same fate Lincoln Chafee or Scott Brown have in recent years: popular, but not popular enough to overcome the state's lean. Polling in Arkansas is ...

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  15. Chaffee Announces Federal Grant for Train StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    The state has received a $650,000 federal grant to help plan for a new mass transit center in Providence. Gov. Lincoln Chafee and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation announced the federal funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation Wednesday.

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  16. Rhode Island gets federal grant for train stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The state has received a $650,000 federal grant to help plan for a new mass transit center in Providence. Gov. Lincoln Chafee and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation announced the federal funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation Wednesday.

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  17. Chafee: Review Has Led to Cutting of Red TapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Governor Lincoln Chafee says his effort to cut red tape in Rhode Island has identified over 250 changes, including the repeal of dozens of unnecessary regulations. The Democrat's office on Tuesday released a report summarizing the results of a review by state agencies of more than 26,000 pages within the state's 1,600 regulations.

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  18. Bills do away with master leverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Warwickonline.com

    STRIKING OUT THE MASTER LEVER: Joining Governor Chafee at the bill signing ceremony were, behind governor from left, are Senator Bates, Rep. Mia Ackerman , who co-sponsored the House bill, and Rep. Shekarchi.

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  19. Governor Chafee and Director of Revenue Announce 'FY 2014 Special Report on Preliminary Revenues'Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Hispanic Business

    This report provides a detailed look at FY 2014 preliminary revenues as provided in the Controller's Preliminary General Fund Revenue Report for FY 2014 and compares these revenues to both the final enacted FY 2014 revenue estimates and the audited FY 2013 revenues as provided in the Final General Fund Revenue Report for FY 2013. Some of the information is derived from reports generated by the .

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  20. Rhode Island will still play wind power role, governor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Rhode Island will have a major role to play in the offshore wind industry, even though a developer chose to use New Bedford to build a large wind farm, Gov. Lincoln Chafee said Monday. Rhode Island officials had hoped Cape Wind would use New Bedford and Rhode Island's Quonset Point for the staging and construction of a proposed 130-turbine wind farm off the coast of Cape Cod, bringing jobs and economic activity to both states.

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