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Dee from the Desk: Raimondo welcomes Pell to the race

No one was celebrating more at the "announcement" that Clay Pell will make an "announcement" than the Gina Raimondo for Governor Campaign. While Clay Pell gears up to announce his run for Governor of

Dee from the Desk: Block speculates Republican Run

For the next two months you can expect to see a whole lot more of Ken Block. Block, who has announced his candidacy for Governor as a Moderate, has put up 15 billboards throughout Rhode Island. The

Dee From the Desk: A democratic divide: gay marriage

Could gay marriage be the crevassing issue for Rhode Island Democrats? It sure looks that way. The Rhode Island Democratic Party has stood strong through divisive primaries and other issues but this time,

Dee From the Desk: Superman hopes to be saved by the General Assembly

After the Rhode Island economy was crippled by kryptonite, Superman had to drag himself to the floor of the General Assembly to beg for help. And the star struck General Assembly seems ready to come to

Dee from the Desk: Raimondo can't buy the primary

Okay, so Gina Raimondo is a fundraising machine. In 2012 she raised over $900K and only spent a little over $80,000. Not too shabby. The girl's got potential but that doesn't mean she is not in trouble

Dee from the Desk: RISK-Y Re-Brand

Everyone loves a good pun. They are hilarious and memorable. Ask anyone I work with, if I can have a pun in a headline I rave about it. That's why I am not sure why the business group, Rhode Island

Dee from the Desk: The GOP endorsement and why it doesn't matter

The one endorsement that might actually make a difference in the Republican primary is not that of the party and it's unlikely to actually happen. There is no surprise that the two gubernatorial hopefuls

Dee from the Desk: Meanwhile, a fire still burns in Coventry

While most Rhode Islanders are focusing on the Boston Marthon bombing suspects and the historic same-sexed marriage bill, a fire is still blazing in Central Coventry. On Wednesday in a 6 to 2 vote the

Dee From the Desk: Poll results... don't count Chafee out & who was forgotten

A new poll by the public policy polling center has Governor Lincoln Chafee slumping in the polls and basically losing all potential election prospects. In the poll, Chafee falls to both the Republican

Dee from the Desk: Snowed in without heat...

After leaving ABC6 on Friday after intense storm coverage, I couldn't wait to go home get toasty and monitor the social media world via my laptop. When I returned to my Pawtucket loft apartment all was

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