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Tribe sues over slot parlor vote

October 24, 2011

The Narragansett Indian Tribe has taken a legal course of action as a result of its displeasure with the R.I. General Assembly’s approving of a referendum question for the November 2012 ballot that would ask voters whether to allow the Twin River slot parlor in Lincoln to have blackjack and other traditional table games.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Mounties hand Coventry first defeat

October 24, 2011

COVENTRY – Tuesday’s Division I volleyball match between the Mount Saint Charles Mounties and Coventry Oakers was probably the most highly anticipated of the season.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Collective bargaining agreements in place

October 24, 2011

NARRAGANSETT—The town council passed a motion to approve and authorize three-year collective bargaining agreements (CBAs) with Local 1033 of the Rhode Island Laborers’ District Council and Local 1589 of the International Association of Firefighters. Both agreements are the culmination of a number of meetings which have taken place over the past months to gather input from town employees and firefighters.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

O’Reilly calls Perlman ‘patriot’

October 24, 2011

By MARTHA SMITH
Special to the Standard

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Business magnate Marc Perlman, president and CEO of Ocean State Job Lot, headquartered in the Quonset Business Park, recently won an auction benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project.
With a high bid of $60,000, Perlman brought home the second of three original, framed posters depicting a solider carrying his wounded comrade to safety. The three pieces of artwork were signed by all five living U.S. presidents – Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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