The governor of Rhode Island is traveling to Minneapolis to deliver remarks at the University of Minnesota. Democratic Gov. Lincoln Chafee is scheduled to speak at the university’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs Wednesday evening.
Same-sex marriages began in Rhode Island on Thursday, as local officials for the first time issued marriage licenses to gay couples who wish to wed in the state. Gay marriage became legal in Rhode Island and Minnesota at 12:01 a.m.
Frank Ferri made peace with God years ago. Last month, Ferri defeated the Roman Catholic Church. The openly gay state representative led the fight to legalize same-sex marriage in what may be the most Catholic state in the nation’s most Catholic region.
As the debate on gay marriage continues at the Minnesota capitol, there are signs that Republican opposition to legalizing same sex unions is eroding.
Six firms are vying to manage construction of the $1 billion new Minnesota Vikings football stadium to be built in downtown Minneapolis.
From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.
The St. Cloud State women’s hockey team is stranded in Rhode Island because of the Hurricane.
Organizers of a fair in northeastern Massachusetts say a Rhode Island man has set a new world record with the first pumpkin ever to weigh more than a ton.
The city of Woonsocket has raised $15,000 for a fund established to defend against a potential lawsuit over a monument topped with a cross that has drawn a complaint from an atheist group.
Nine states will share $500 million in grant money won in a high-profile competition intended to jump-start improvements in often-overlooked early childhood programs, The Associated Press has learned.
Travis Oleksuk had two goals to lead Minnesota Duluth to a 5-2 men’s college hockey win over Providence on Friday.
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