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Former state representative Raymond E. Gallison Jr. has agreed to plead guilty to nine criminal charges related to stealing from a dead person’s estate and a special-needs trust, committing fraud and falsifying documents.

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Is Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s plan to make two years of public university education free for Rhode Island natives good public policy?
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Thursday released a $9.2 billion budget that is broadly directed at bolstering the educational prospects of Rhode Islanders, continuing recent momentum in adding new jobs and …
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Is Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s plan to make two years of public university education free for Rhode Island natives good public policy?