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Rhode Island Tip Sheet: Happy Memorial Day

May 27, 2011

STATE OF THE STATE: Anyone still left in their office? Tip Sheet wishes you a happy holiday. Scott has a Memorial Day salute to the National Guard.

I-195 INTRIGUE: Growing concerns cited on Senate Majority Leader Dominick Ruggerio’s bill.

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT: Erik Wallin says the Foreman family is relieved by Michael Woodmansee’s plans to remain in state custody on a civil commitment; the ACLU’s Steve Brown says he hopes the General Assembly reconsiders the legislation sparked by the Woodmansee case.

THE IRISH PASTORE: Scott reports on the Sons of Italy’s plaudits this week for Jack Reed.

CENTRAL FALLS: Thirty-two fans of CF Superintendent Frances Gallo take issue with “politically motivated claims of mismanagement.”

NESI: CD1: the Reunion Tour?

MEDIA: (Via Ted): Nieman Journalism Lab finds print is still king two years after the Newport Daily News went to a paywall.

TWITTER: I need five more “followers” to reach 800. If you’re of legal age, and you’re my 800th follower here, I’ll buy you a beer and talk politics (or baseball).

BIRTHDAY: Sara Agniel Buonaccorsi.

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