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8:56 am
Thu September 19, 2013

RI Gun Control Task Force Unlikely to Meet January Deadline

A task force on gun control was scheduled to meet with the general assembly and the Governor in January. Members of the task force say they will not meet that deadline.
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A legislative task force created in the last General Assembly session to examine the intersection of gun violence and mental health issues has yet to meet. The panel is unlikely to meet a January deadline for reporting its findings.                                                                                                                                                   

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RI News
7:07 am
Mon March 11, 2013

Statehouse to be Lit in Yellow

The State House will be illuminated in a yellow light Monday. The lighting is aimed at raising awareness about endometriosis, a condition that affects more than five million women in the United States. The lights will come on at dusk and get brighter as the sky gets darker.

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RI News
8:05 am
Fri February 15, 2013

No More Violence campaign lights up Statehouse

The State House will be illuminated in a bluish green color for the next week in recognition of Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention month.  The color teal has become emblematic of the “No More” campaign mounted by the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence.  The lighting is one of many activities the Coalition and its member agencies are hosting throughout February to reach out to teens and young adults.