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RI Governor To Speak At University Of Minnesota

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.

03/12/2014

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Same-Sex Marriages Also Begin In Rhode Island

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.

08/01/2013

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Statehouses Buck Catholic Church On Gay Marriage

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.

06/01/2013

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Esme’s Blog: Republicans For Gay Marriage

As the debate on gay marriage continues at the Minnesota capitol, there are signs that Republican opposition to legalizing same sex unions is eroding.

04/27/2013

Downtown East

6 Firms Bid To Manage Vikings Stadium Construction

Six firms are vying to manage construction of the $1 billion new Minnesota Vikings football stadium to be built in downtown Minneapolis.

01/11/2013

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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.

12/26/2012

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Hurricane Sandy Strands SCSU Women’s Hockey Team

The St. Cloud State women’s hockey team is stranded in Rhode Island because of the Hurricane.

10/29/2012

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RI Man Sets Record With 1-Ton Pumpkin

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.

09/30/2012

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Wis. Group Calls For Removal Of Cross From Monument

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.

05/11/2012

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Minn.: 1 Of 9 States To Win Learning Grant

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.

12/16/2011

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Minnesota Duluth Beats Providence 5-2

Travis Oleksuk had two goals to lead Minnesota Duluth to a 5-2 men’s college hockey win over Providence on Friday.

10/21/2011

The next Governor of Tennessee?

The Next Governor of Rhode Isalnd?

07/30/2010

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