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  1. Rhode Island's Jobless Rate Falls to 7.1 PercentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Rhode Island's unemployment rate fell to 7.1 percent in November as the state added a few thousand jobs, according to a new labor report called good news by outgoing Gov. Lincoln Chafee. The state Department of Labor and Training said Thursday that the rate fell three-tenths of one percentage point from October.

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  2. Bill O'Reilly: I won the 'War on Christmas'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... Gregoire received as many as 200 angry and/or abusive phone calls an hour. BillO took on Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee in 2012 over a "Holiday Tree" at the state capitol rotunda in Providence. Chafee was erudite and steeped in Rhode Island ...

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  3. International businesses coming to Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The two sat together inside the statehouse, welcoming new businesses to the ocean state. "If we want to build the economy, we can't just do it locally, we can't just do it nationally, we have to look over our borders, " says Governor Chafee.

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  4. Matiello, Paiva Weed: Rhode Island Should Find Encouragement with Quonset's SuccessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Patch.com

    Rhode Island celebrated good news this week with the announcement that more than 10,000 people now work at the Quonset Business Park, and at its Port of Davisville. We joined with Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, Governor-Elect Gina Raimondo, U.S. Senator Jack Reed, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin and David Cicilline and others at the Business Park on December 8th to celebrate this achievement.

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  5. Rhode Island's jobless rate falls to 7.1 percentRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rhode Island's unemployment rate fell to 7.1 percent in November as the state added a few thousand jobs, according to a new labor report called good news by outgoing Gov. Lincoln Chafee. The state Department of Labor and Training said Thursday that the rate fell three-tenths of one percentage point from October.

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  6. New businesses looking to come to Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Turnto10.com

    Five companies that Gov. Lincoln Chafee met with while in Europe in April are looking to establish operations in Rhode Island. Three of the five companies are headquartered in Italy.

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  7. Rhode Island to get grant to improve health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WBNS

    ... n $665 million to 28 states, three territories and Washington, D.C., as part of the Affordable Care Act. Gov. Lincoln Chafee says the grant will help Rhode Island strengthen and bring positive change to its health care system.

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  8. GoLocalProv | News | Rhode Island Chosen for $20 Million Healthcare Payment by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Go Local

    Governor Lincoln Chafee, Secretary of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services Steven Costantino and Lt. Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts announced that Rhode Island has been selected for a $20 million Model Test Award from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on December 16. "Through this grant, Rhode Island will be able to grow, strengthen and bring positive change to our health care system," says Chafee.

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  9. GoLocalProv | News | NEW: RIDE Announces NECAP Science Scores Up in RI Since 2008Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Go Local

    ... With continued excellent instruction, our students will make progress in future years as well," said Governor Lincoln Chafee on the results. "The science results we released today show that Rhode Island students have made progress over the past six ...

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  10. GoLocalProv | Politics | Russ Moore: RhodeMap RI, Full of Fury, But InsignificantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Go Local

    ... approach to economic development and long term planning in The Ocean State. That may very well be Governor Lincoln Chafee's biggest economic accomplishment in the waning days of his administration. Russell Moore, a lifelong Rhode Islander, and avid ...

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  11. GoLocalProv | News | NEW: RhodeMap RI Opposition Packs Meeting, Council Votes to Move Plan ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Go Local

    ... for input, with both sides being given alternating turns at the microphone with two minutes each. Governor Lincoln Chafee spoke first in support of the plan, saying would stick to his two minutes. Citing unemployment statistics, Chafee said that the ...

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  12. Full house at RhodeMapRI meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Advocates and opponents of the RhodeMap RI plan have filled a room at the Department of Administration this morning as the State Planning Council considers adopting the plan. The RhodeMap RI plan focuses on housing development in local communities.

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  13. Grants to save 9 coastal acresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Warwickonline.com

    ... State House. Mayor Scott Avedisian and members of the Warwick Land Trust attended the event at which Governor Lincoln Chafee and Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit awarded the Warwick Land Trust grants totaling $127,910. The ...

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  14. Vote to be held on RI economic development planRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | WLNE-TV Providence

    An overflow crowd of more than 200 people has gathered as the State Planning Council is due to vote on an economic development plan that has been criticized by some groups for its timing and other issues. Among those to speak was Gov. Lincoln Chafee, who called the plan a good document that puts the state on the right road.

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  15. Quonset Business Park Celebrates 10,000 Jobs with Promises for MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Patch.com

    ... would have been reached, according to the QDC's count. Jay got a plaque and proclamation from Governor Lincoln Chafee to mark his special role in Quonset's success, which began in earnest in the mid 2000s at the former air station and construction ...

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  16. Chafee orders flags to half-staff for SapinsleyRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Turnto10.com

    Gov. Lincoln Chafee has ordered Rhode Island state flags to fly at half-staff to honor the memory of former state Sen. Lila Sapinsley.

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  17. GoLocalProv | News | NEW: Former RI State Senator Sapinsley Passes AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Go Local

    Former Rhode Island Senate Minority Leader Lila Sapinsley passed away in Providence on Tuesday December 9 at the age of 92. Sapinsely was married to John M. Sapinsley, who passed away in 2012. The Sapinsleys, who were active in the arts, endowed a theater at Rhode Island College.

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  18. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    The state has awarded $3.85 million in local open space matching grants to 15 communities, land trusts and conservation organizations to protect nearly 1,200 acres of open space and farmland throughout Gov. Lincoln Chafee and Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit distributed the grants Monday at the Statehouse. Voters approved bond measures for open space in 2008 and 2012.

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  19. State awards $3.85 million to protect open spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | WLNE-TV Providence

    By The Associated Press news@abc6.com PROVIDENCE, R.I. _ The state has awarded $3.85 million in local open space matching grants to 15 communities, land trusts and conservation organizations to protect nearly 1,200 acres of open space and farmland throughout Rhode Island. Gov. Lincoln Chafee and Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit distributed the grants Monday at the Statehouse.

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  20. GoLocalProv | Real Estate | Governor Chafee and DEM Announce $3.85 Million in Open Space GrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Go Local

    Governor Lincoln Chafee and Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit awarded $3.85 million in local open space matching grants across 15 communities, land trusts and conservation organizations that will protect 1,193 acres of open space and farmland throughout Rhode Island. "Rhode Island is fortunate to enjoy unparalleled natural beauty.

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