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

    Sunday Sep 28 | 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Chafee sees state as future leader in wind energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | The Miami Herald

    ... wind industry, even though a developer chose to use a Massachusetts port to build a large wind farm, Gov. Lincoln Chafee said Monday. Rhode Island officials had hoped Cape Wind would use New Bedford, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island's Quonset Point ...

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    Monday Sep 15 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Gov. Lincoln Chafee says Rhode Island will have a major role to play in the offshore wind industry, even though a developer chose to use a Massachusetts port to build a large wind farm. Rhode Island officials had hoped Cape Wind would use New Bedford, Massachusetts, 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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  15. 1,800 Land Trust Alliance Supporters Gather in Rhode Island to Chart Future of Land ConservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | PRWeb

    ... largest gathering of land conservation leaders will begin Sept. 18 in Providence, Rhode Island. Governor Lincoln Chafee will attend the welcome dinner to kick off Rally 2014: The National Land Conservation Conference, which runs through Sept. 20 at ...

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  16. Rhode Island to Host Prime Minister of IrelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Gov. Lincoln Chafee will host the prime minister of Ireland during a visit to Rhode Island that will include a stop at the Irish Famine Memorial in Providence. Chafee's office announced Thursday that he will host Enda Kenny and other Irish officials on Sept.

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  17. GoLocalProv | News | Where Do RI Labor Unions Go From Here?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Go Local

    ... vehemently opposed "I am proud that I have kept 'labor peace' in Rhode Island," said Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee. "During the campaign and as Governor, I have been consistent about what I have said about pension reform. I have said we have ...

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  18. GoLocalProv | News | NEW: Irish Prime Minister Kenny to Visit RI Sept. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Go Local

    Governor Lincoln Chafee announced Thursday that Rhode Island will host Ireland's prime minister, Taoiseach Enda Kenny on Wednesday, September 24. Kenny, along with other Irish officials, will attend a reception at the State House and visit the Rhode Island Irish Famine Memorial in Providence. Chafee met with the Taoiseach in Ireland on May while leading a trade mission to further develop the state's relationship and growth opportunities for businesses.

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  19. Rhode Island marks anniversary of Sept. 11 attacksRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... attacks with moments of silence and other memorials. Flags were lowered to half-staff on Thursday, and Gov. Lincoln Chafee called for a voluntary statewide moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. to remember those affected the by Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on ...

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  20. Police and Firefighters Remember Sept. 11 VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    ... at 9 a.m. Providence Mayor Angel Taveras and local police officers and firefighters plan to attend. Gov. Lincoln Chafee is calling for a voluntary statewide moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. on Thursday to mark the 13th anniversary. U.S. and state ...

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