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October 25th

Curmudgeon's Corner:Occupy Wall Street an exercise in 'flawed' logic (OPINION)

October 26, 2011

The movement that started as Occupy Wall Street is gaining world-wide momentum. Brown University radicals, both student and faculty, brought the protest to Providence. Liberal politicians and their allies in the media are praising these demonstrations as democracy in action notwithstanding their harsh criticism of earlier Tea Party gatherings.

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EG Town Council holds off taking a stand

October 25, 2011

EAST GREENWICH — With the General Assembly taking its first look at a state pension reform plan Tuesday night, the Town Council decided to hold off on taking a stand.

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Whitehouse hears URI students’ concerns on Pell Grants

October 25, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN—Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse visited the University of Rhode Island on Friday to listen to students’ concerns about further cuts to Pell Grant funding for the next school year.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

October 24th

A new beginning for St. Francis de Sales

October 25, 2011

By LINDSAY OLIVIER
lolivier@ricentral.com

NORTH KINGSTOWN – For the second time in two years, North Kingstown has seen the opening of a new Catholic church.
Located less than five miles from St. Bernard’s church, which opened in August of 2009, the new St. Francis de Sales church on School Street welcomed hundreds of parishioners to its first service Sunday.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

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

October 23rd

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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