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October 22, 2018

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Governor Raimondo leads Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to open Sail Newport’s new Mid-Park Marine Education and Recreation Center

Sail Newport, along with a slate of dignitaries, officials and supporters, celebrated the opening of its new Mid-Park Marine Education and Recreation Center today. Over 200 people joined Executive Director Brad Read for a ribbon cutting ceremony, including Governor Gina Raimondo, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) Director Janet Coit, former

Report Highlights 30,000 Jobs, $4.3 Billion in Economic Impact from Defense Cluster in R.I.

Rhode Island’s defense cluster accounts for thousands of jobs and billions in economic impact, according to an in-depth report on the Economic Impact of the Rhode Island Defense Cluster released today by The Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance (SENEDIA).  The report, highlighted in remarks by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo at SENEDIA’s annual Defense Innovation

Euer’s margin of victory in Senate District 13 race increases after Board of Elections count remaining mail ballots

The Rhode Island Board of Elections held a hearing on Monday to review approximately 230 mail ballots from the Rhode Island Senate District 13 (Jamestown, Newport) race that held a Special Election on August 22nd. The Board requested a review because they had never seen so many mail ballots notarized by a single person, according to a press release from

PowerBall Jackpot Jumps to $700 Million

The estimated jackpot for August 23rd’s Powerball drawing is now $700 million. Saturday’s estimated jackpot was $535 million, there were no jackpot or million dollar winners. Wednesday night’s cash option is an estimated $443.3 million. Tickets can be purchased up until 9:50 pm on Wednesday night. The Rhode Island Lottery reminds players that they should sign the back

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