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Rhode Island

  1. vision 2020
    Supreme Court Lets Rhode Island Relax Voting by Mail RequirementsAfter refusing to require accommodations for voting in a pandemic, the Court did allow states to do so themselves.
  2. coronavirus
    Rhode Island Coronavirus Order Now Targets All Out-of-State TravelersGovernor Raimondo rescinded her order singling out New Yorkers — and issued a new one targeting everyone relocating to the state.
  3. crime
    Nathan Carman Testifies About His Mother’s Mysterious Disappearance“I did not hear her scream.”
  4. 2018 primaries
    Rhode Island’s Raimondo Brushes Aside Progressive ChallengeCalled by her opponent “an extreme corporatist Democrat,” the incumbent became the 13th woman to win a gubernatorial nomination this year.
  5. Rhode Island Becomes Latest State to Pass New Gun-Reform LawsThe state banned bump stocks and set up a process to seize firearms from those deemed a risk.
  6. early and awkward
    Bishop Asks Voters to Write In Dead CatholicsAs always, it’s about abortion.
  7. accidents
    Nine Acrobats Seriously Injured During Rhode Island Circus PerformanceThey fell from at least 25 feet.
  8. equal rites
    Rhode Island Is About to Become the Tenth State to Legalize Gay MarriageWith help from a few Republican state senators.
  9. gays
    Rhode Island Senate Approves Same-Sex Civil UnionsGovernor Lincoln Chafee says he’s likely to sign the bill.
  10. early and often
    One Place Where President Obama Is Still the Man: Rhode IslandFrank Caprio’s “shove it” remark bites him in the ass.
  11. early and often
    The Candidate Doth Protest Too Much?A Democrat running for governor in Rhode Island totally doesn’t care that President Obama won’t endorse him.
  12. early and often
    Mayoral Candidate Proposes to Girlfriend During DebateThat’s special.
  13. early and awkward
    Another New England Politician Has Managed to Alienate Every Red Sox FanCandidate for governor in Rhode Island thinks Curt Schilling is a liar.
  14. patrick kennedy
    Rep. Patrick Kennedy Will Not Seek Re-ElectionWill mark first time in half-century that there will not be a Kennedy in Congress.