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

    7 hrs ago | 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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  2. Rhode Island gets federal grant for train stationRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | WLNE-TV 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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  3. Chafee: Review Has Led to Cutting of Red TapeRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | 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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  4. Rhode Island will still play wind power role, governor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 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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  5. Chafee sees state as future leader in wind energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. RI to hold 9/11 remembrancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... lost their lives, survivors and heroes. To mark the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Governor Lincoln Chafee will call for a voluntary statewide moment of silence at 8:46. That is the exact time the first plane went into the towers. ...

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  14. Rhode Islanders to commemorate Sept. 11 attacks with servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Turnto10.com

    ... Rhode Island State House also. Police and firefighters will gather at the capitol building at 8:30 a.m. Gov. Lincoln Chafee echoed that, asking for flags on all public buildings in Rhode Island are flown at half-staff. "Even though we didn't know ...

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  15. Police, firefighters remember Sept. 11 victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Turnto10.com

    ... a.m. Thursday. 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 of the attacks. ...

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  16. Moment of silence, U.S. flags at half-staff to honor 9/11 victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | WLNE-TV Providence

    By Alana Cerrone acerrone@abc6.com Governor Lincoln Chafee has called for a statewide moment of silence Thursday to mark the thirteenth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. The voluntary moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. will honor those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.

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  17. For The First Time In Its History, Rhode Island Poised To Elect Governor Who Isn't A White ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Switched

    ... Fung, who claims he lost consciousness while driving, were eventually dropped. Current Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee (D), who has struggled with low approval ratings during his time in office, announced last September that he would not seek ...

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  18. Rhode Island Sets November Match Up For GovernorRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | WGBH

    ... a higher perceived political cost, and the measure passed overwhelmingly before being signed into law by Gov. Lincoln Chafee. Critics seized on the pension overhaul - and revelations about tens of millions in fees paid for hedge fund investments ...

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  19. Rhode Island Pension Overhaul Backer Wins Governor NodRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Bloomberg

    ... Island is among the few states where an incumbent governor isn't running for re-election, after Governor Lincoln Chafee, an independent-turned-Democrat, decided not to seek a second term. Others include Maryland, Texas and Arizona . Raimondo in ...

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  20. Raimondo to face Fung in governor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Turnto10.com

    ... he declined to say who he supported. "There will be party unity. Everybody's going to come together." Gov. Lincoln Chafee, who won office as an independent and later switched to the Democratic Party, decided not to seek re-election. Fung, who had ...

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