PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The four Democrats and two Republicans running for Rhode Island governor are scheduled to meet tonight in a campaign forum. The Rhode Island Black Business Association is sponsoring the two-hour event in Providence. Organizers say it will focus on issues of economic equity and opportunity.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Republican gubernatorial candidate Allan Fung is calling for changes in the way judges are selected to remove political influence from the process. Fung says his proposals are in keeping with his campaign theme of reforming state government.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Jurors have found an 18-year-old man guilty of plotting with three other people to steal money and drugs, leading to the fatal shootings of three people in 2012. The attorney general's office says a jury has found Quandell Husband guilty on all counts for participating in the killings in Providence. He faces six consecutive life sentences, plus 10 years.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Governor Lincoln Chafee is ceremonially signing legislation today aimed at raising awareness of a potential risk factor for breast cancer. The measure requires that each mammogram report include a notification to the patient of any finding of dense breast tissue and a suggestion that additional screening may be beneficial to some.
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