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

    Dec 11, 2014 | 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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  2. Grants to save 9 coastal acresRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | 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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  3. Vote to be held on RI economic development planRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | 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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  4. Chafee orders flags to half-staff for SapinsleyRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | 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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  5. State awards $3.85 million to protect open spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | 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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  6. GoLocalProv | Real Estate | Governor Chafee and DEM Announce $3.85 Million in Open Space GrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | 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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  7. Sen. Reed Tours EG Businesses in "Shop Local" CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... to raise new taxes on small businesses and citizens. Several governors across the country, including Governor Lincoln Chafee, have pledged to use the new revenue to provide broad tax relief to businesses and consumers. The tour kicked off at the ...

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  8. GoLocalProv | News | White Elected Officials in RI Have No Comment on Ferguson, NY ProtestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Go Local

    ... Reed, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Representative Jim Langevin, Representative David Cicilline -- or Governor Lincoln Chafee, Governor-elect Gina Raimondo, Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts, Lt. Governor Dan McKee, Secretary of State Ralph Mollis, ...

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  9. Quonset to celebrate job growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... the business park will recognize its 10,000th employee. Among the officials expected to attend are Gov. Lincoln Chafee, Gov.-elect Gina Raimondo, Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline, state House ...

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  10. Herbert: Time to banish 'myths and misinformation' on frackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | KSL-TV

    ... the world because of the demand for energy." Herbert was joined in the opening session by Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee, who described his state as a recipient, downstream beneficiary trying to make more effective use of the nations' energy boom. ...

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  11. New England editorial roundupRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... into the present, if not the future. In dispensing advice to Governor-elect Gina Raimondo, Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee urged her to develop a good relationship with the General Assembly. As Mr. Chafee noted, "Rhode Island constitutionally has a ...

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  12. GoLocalProv | Politics | Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Go Local

    ... elect speak out against it was a good sign that both office holders will stand up for the ratepayers. Lincoln Chafee: The lame-duck Governor has unashamedly handed out 12.5 percent raises to employees at the Department of Motor Vehicles. Chafee's ...

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  13. Rhode Island Statehouse Christmas tree litRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    ... by a farm in South Kingstown. The annual tradition became the subject of controversy in past years when Gov. Lincoln Chafee called the conifer a holiday tree to acknowledge the state's religious diversity and it's founding as a haven for tolerance. ...

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  14. Rhode Island Statehouse Christmas tree litRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... by a farm in South Kingstown. The annual tradition became the subject of controversy in past years when Gov. Lincoln Chafee called the conifer a holiday tree to acknowledge the state's religious diversity and it's founding as a haven for tolerance. ...

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  15. Barrington Resident Featured at World AIDS Day EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... Room at the Rhode Island State House, on World AIDS Day, December 1, 2014. Other speakers included Governor Lincoln Chafee, State Representative Christopher Blazejewski, and Josh Kilby, a health care worker and activist who recently went on PrEP ...

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  16. UPDATE 1-Jury trial planned for Rhode Island pension reform lawsuitRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | Reuters

    ... police union members rejected the agreement, prompting mediation to fail in April. A spokeswoman for Governor Lincoln Chafee and one of the unions involved in the suit did not immediately respond to requests for comment. (Reporting by Hilary Russ; ...

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  17. Rhode Island marks World AIDS DayRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2014 | Washington Times

    Gov. Lincoln Chafee will be joined at the Statehouse on Monday by health care workers and advocates who work on issues related to HIV and AIDS. Kristen Pfeiffer of the HIV Prevention Coalition says rates of other sexually transmitted diseases such as gonorrhea and syphilis are on the rise, and that can increase the likelihood of HIV infection.

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  18. Raimondo names inaugural planning committeeRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... d and ensure an inauguration that's open and inclusive. Raimondo will be sworn in on Jan. 6. She is replacing Lincoln Chafee, who didn't seek a second term.

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  19. Chafee asked to update R.I. immigrant policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Boston.com

    The American Civil Liberties Union said it is asking Governor Lincoln Chafee to change state immigration policy in light of President Obama's action to defer deportation for millions of people in the country illegally. Steven Brown, executive director of the Rhode Island chapter of the ACLU, said he will send a letter this week to Chafee asking him to revise his policy before he leaves office in January ''to provide better protection to immigrants.'

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  20. GoLocalProv | Business | Gilbane Building Co. Gets Contract For New Veterans HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Go Local

    Governor Lincoln Chafee along with House Finance Committee Chair Raymond E. Gallison Jr., House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Chair Jan P. Malik, and Senate Special Legislation and Veterans' Affairs Committee Chair Walter S. Felag Jr. have announced that Gilbane Building Co. will get the contract for the new Veterans Home.

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