Lincoln Chafee

Rhode Island (AP Photo)

RI on way to be 10th state to allow gay marriage

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island senators put the state on the path Wednesday to becoming the 10th state to allow same-sex couples to marry. The gay marriage legislation easily passed the Rhode Island House in January, and the Senate vote was seen as the true test.

04/24/2013

No RI Statehouse tree lighting after 2011 protest

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Rhode Island independent Gov. Lincoln Chafee won’t be hosting a tree lighting ceremony this season following last year’s hubbub over what to call the Statehouse Christmas spruce. Chafee’s spokeswoman said Monday […]

11/26/2012

Owner of burned RI club donates land for memorial

WEST WARWICK, R.I. (AP) – The owner of the site of a 2003 nightclub fire that killed 100 people is donating the land for a permanent memorial, bringing an end to a yearslong effort to […]

09/28/2012

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