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  1. What does it mean to be a Democrat in Rhode Island?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Phoenix

    ... and House Speaker Mattiello's "A+" rating from the NRA's Political Victory Fund. Last year, Governor Lincoln Chafee vetoed a bill that would have allowed the state to issue "Choose Life" license plates, the sales of which would partially go to a ...

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  2. Jim Jeffords remembered for his fierce independenceRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Bennington Banner

    ... education and the rights of disabled Americans. Along with the likes of Sens. Olympia Snowe of Maine, Lincoln Chafee of Rhode Island and Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania, he found himself increasingly out of step with a GOP that was turning sharply to ...

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  3. Rep. who helped deregulate savings and loans diesRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... ill continue to benefit our state for years to come. Like all Rhode Islanders, I deeply mourn his loss." Gov. Lincoln Chafee ordered state flags lowered to half-staff until St Germain's burial. The funeral arrangements had not yet been set Monday.

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  4. RI's 5 things: More remains, Fung films in OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | The News Tribune

    ... to honor immigration detainers, pulling back from a policy instituted last month. The new policy, which Gov. Lincoln Chafee signed Thursday, applies to all executive agencies and requires them to honor detainers accompanied by judicial deportation ...

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  5. RI Will No Longer Require Warrant for DetainersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Rhode Island will no longer require a warrant before the Department of Corrections honors an immigration detainer, pulling back from a policy Gov. Lincoln Chafee instituted a month ago.

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  6. RI deemed least polarized stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... he's a Republican," said Wendy Schiller, a professor of political science at Brown University. In 2010, Lincoln Chafee, a former Republican senator, ran for governor as an independent; because Democrats picked a fairly conservative nominee, Chafee ...

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  7. What's The Matter With Rhode Island?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... op-ed. Repaying the state's obligations have become a central campaign issue in the race to replace Gov. Lincoln Chafee, who is stepping down. The field of five Providence hopefuls are actually split on the issue. "38 Studios was a bad deal and a ...

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  8. Rhode Island votes 2014: Tough choicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | Examiner.com

    ... on a state and national level. On a local level, Rhode Island is in need of a new governor, since Governor Lincoln Chafee decided earlier not to run for office. Whoever voters choose as the new governor will have serious economic issues since once ...

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  9. Governor-candidate Pell responds to new attack adRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 7 | The Miami Herald

    ... health care to all Americans. Republicans Allan Fung and Ken Block are seeking their party's nomination. Gov. Lincoln Chafee isn't seeking re-election. You can send it anonymously. Click here to send us your tip - or - consider joining the Public ...

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  10. Coming in September: A new Rocky PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | Warwickonline.com

    ... will be used to build trails. DEM does not have the funds for park infrastructure at this point but Governor Lincoln Chafee included $2.5 million to reconstruct the park pier in his $75 million Clean Water Open Space and Health Communities bond ...

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  11. New climate change bills signed into law by ChafeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | The Narragansett Times

    State and local officials gathered at North Kingstown Town Beach on Friday afternoon as Gov. Lincoln Chafee signed two bills into law which will boost Rhode Island's efforts to combat the impact of climate change and sea level rise.

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  12. Candidates support more money for senior programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | SanLuisObispo.com

    The three major Democrats and two Republicans running to succeed Gov. Lincoln Chafee said Monday that they would support restoring the $2.8 million cut from Meals on Wheels, senior centers and respite for caregivers, all of which advocates say help keep the elderly in their homes for longer, and out of expensive nursing homes.

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  13. Candidates support more money for senior programsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 4 | The Miami Herald

    ... have been cut 68 percent since 2007. The three major Democrats and two Republicans running to succeed Gov. Lincoln Chafee said Monday that they would support restoring the $2.8 million cut from Meals on Wheels, senior centers and respite for ...

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  14. RI's 5 things: Beach probe, Newport Jazz, RonaldoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 2 | The Modesto Bee

    ... police investigate a contract for concessions at state beaches, the money climbs in the race to succeed Gov. Lincoln Chafee and a global soccer celebrity is hit with a lawsuit. Here are five things to know in Rhode Island: State police are ...

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  15. News Minute: Latest Rhode Island news from The Associated PressRead the original story

    Friday Aug 1 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The candidates for Rhode Island governor have raised more than $12 million and spent more than $5 million in the race to replace one-term Gov. Lincoln Chafee.

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  16. More Than $12M Raised, $5M Spent in RI Gov's RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2011 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    The candidates for Rhode Island governor have raised more than $12 million and spent more than $5 million in the race to replace one-term Gov. Lincoln Chafee.

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  17. Judge says Raimondo must be deposed on 38 StudiosRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | Bellingham Herald

    ... move past this extremely disappointing chapter." Defense lawyers said Friday they also want to depose Gov. Lincoln Chafee, who similarly opposed the 38 Studios deal in 2010 when he was a candidate. The Democrat serves as chairman of the board of the ...

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  18. Group wants immigration detainer order extendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | Turnto10.com

    More than two dozen protesters showed up unannounced in Gov. Lincoln Chafee's office Thursday to demand he extend his policy requiring a warrant for immigration detainers to all state agencies he oversees.

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  19. City beaches have worst water quality, report saysRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 31 | Warwickonline.com

    ... respectively, to build storage tunnels and minimize the amount of pollutants running into the bay. Governor Lincoln Chafee and the General Assembly also approved a $53 million bond to help clean Rhode Island waters and create initiatives to combat ...

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  20. I-Team: Lawmaker urged to resign in wake of contract probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Turnto10.com

    ... Wednesday at an unrelated press conference. His opponent, Cranston Mayor Allan Fung, called on Gov. Lincoln Chafee to rescind the beach contracts and issue new bids. "There are rules and regulations in place to prevent insider deals in procuring ...

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