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More Than Virtually Offensive: Jennifer Rourke faced bigotry in a virtual town hall

Jennifer Rourke is no stranger to bigotry on and off the campaign trail, but Wednesday night was the last straw. That evening she was holding a virtual town hall over Zoom with fellow candidates Nicholas Delmonico and Jeanine Calkin. Rourke is running for State Senate in District 29 challenging Majority Leader Michael McCaffrey in his […]

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Some Restrictions Lifted, but Senior Centers Are Still Locked Down: Summary of the governor’s May 29 press conference

Governor Gina Raimondo and RIDOH Director Dr. Nicole Alexander Scott gave the COVID-19 press conference today at 1pm.  DOH reports today that there are 122 new positive cases of the coronavirus. Hospitalizations decreased slightly to 219, there are 47 people in the ICU and 33 of those people are on ventilators. There have been 16 […]

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Fitness Centers and Gyms to Open: Summary of the governor’s May 27 press conference

Governor Gina Raimondo and Dr. Nicole Alexander Scott gave the COVID-19 press conference at 2:30pm today at The Vets. There are 143 new COVID positive cases in Rhode Island today. Two hundred eighteen people are hospitalized; 49 of those people are in the ICU, and 35 of those people are on ventilators. The governor noted […]

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Governor Raimondo Emphasizes RI’s Stability: Summary of May 26 press conference

Governor Gina Raimondo and DOH Director Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott gave the COVID-19 press conference today at 11am at The Vets. “It’s a very stable situation,” said Raimondo when discussing the data. “Everyone should feel confident we’re learning to live with the virus. There are 73 new positive cases of COVID-19, another 79 would have been […]

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Phase 2 to Begin June 1: Summary of the governor’s daily press conference

Governor Gina Raimondo, DOH Director Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott and Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor held the daily COVID-19 press conference today at 1pm at The Vets. Today’s COVID-19 data breakdown is as follows: There were 170 new cases since yesterday; 242 people are in the hospital, 56 are in the ICU, and 40 are on ventilators. […]

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Raimondo’s Focus Is on Our Most Vulnerable: Summary of the governor’s May 21 press conference

Today Governor Gina Raimondo and Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott held the daily press briefing at 1pm. The COVID-19 data is as follows: There are 189 new positive cases, 254 people are currently hospitalized, 56 are in the ICU, and 41 are on ventilators. There are 18 new deaths in RI: two people in their 50s, two […]

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Beaches to Open for Memorial Day: Summary of the governor’s May 18 press conference

Governor Gina Raimondo and DOH director Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott held the COVID press conference today at 1pm at The Vets. All press conferences this week will be at 1pm, except Wednesday’s, which will be at 2:30pm. Today they announced that RI saw 121 new COVID cases since yesterday. A bit of a drop, according to […]

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Phase 2 Likely to Start Near June 1: Summary of the governor’s May 15 press conference

Governor Gina Raimondo and DOH director Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott gave the COVID press briefing today at 1pm at The Vets. Rhode Island has 203 new COVID-positive cases. Two-hundred seventy-two people are in the hospital; 63 of those are in the ICU with 41 people on ventilators. Eleven new deaths were reported today, one person in […]

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Summer Camps to Open Next Month: Summary of the governor’s May 14 press conference

Governor Gina Raimondo and Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott gave the daily COVID-19 presser briefing today at 1pm at The Vets. Rhode Island has 181 new cases today. The state has officially tested more than 101,000 people, testing almost 3,700 since yesterday. The Ocean State now has gotten more than 12,000 positive cases of the COVID-19 virus. […]

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