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Rhode Island Veterans Home gets federal virus relief funds

Apr. 16, 2021 14:09 PM EDT

BRISTOL, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Veterans Home is getting an infusion of $840,000 in federal coronavirus relief funding, and more money is on the way, officials said Friday. The funding stems from a $100 million emergency payment to state veterans homes nationwide...

Shaheen supports funding increase to fight opioid epidemic

Mar. 26, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire has helped introduce a bill that would increase funding to fight the opioid epidemic, which has worsened during the coronavirus pandemic. The bill increases funding authorization levels and sets out new...

Insiders to discuss 2nd Trump impeachment trial

Feb. 21, 2021 10:28 AM EST

BRISTOL, R.I. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Rep. David Cicilline are scheduled to share their insiders' take on the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump. The Rhode Island Democrats will appear at an online program hosted by Roger...