David Ortiz dice que es un honor estar junto a las leyendas de los Medias Rojas

David Ortiz se acercó al micrófono, se limpió las lágrimas de los ojos y esperó a que la muchedumbre en el Fenway Park, gritara “¡Papi!” unas pocas veces más. Los Medias Rojas esperaron en la parte superior de su dugout. Los Angelinos de Los Ángeles inclinaron sus gorras. Amigos y familiares y dignatarios de dos países se alinearon en el infield. Tres trofeos de la Serie Mundial brillaron en el crepúsculo del sol. Los miembros del Salón de la Fama, Carl Yastrzemski, Pedro Martínez, Wade Boggs y Jim Rice, cuyos números precedieron a Ortiz en a fachada del Fenway, fueron…
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Schedule Changes for Providence Recreation Centers for Week of June, 26, 2017

PROVIDENCE, RI - The City of Providence advises residents that from Monday, June 26, 2017 to Thursday, June 29, 2017 recreation centers will operate on a revised schedule in preparation for a busy summer season that will include various new camps and activities for youth. The schedule will allow for cleanups and programming development during a week when Providence recreation centers see a decrease in attendance numbers. To maintain access for residents throughout the week the rotation of closures ensures that a neighboring recreation center is open for those interested. Notices will be posted at closed centers to inform visitors…
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Governor Raimondo’s Statement on the Immoral Senate Trumpcare Bill

PROVIDENCE, - Governor Gina M. Raimondo has made the following statement regarding the proposed Senate Trumpcare Bill: "Congressional Republicans are trying to pass an immoral piece of legislation and they're hoping that no one notices. The Affordable Care Act is working in Rhode Island. 100,000 Rhode Islanders count on the ACA for access to life-saving health coverage. The Senate TrumpCare proposal is just as 'mean' as the House version and puts American and Rhode Island lives at risk so millionaires and billionaires can get a tax cut. I stand with hundreds of thousands of Rhode Islanders, including Senators Reed and…
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Langevin Statement on Senate Republican Health Care Proposal

WASHINGTON, Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released the following statement regarding the Senate Republican health care proposal that was unveiled this morning: "Despite weeks of secret discussions and closed door negotiations, Senate Republicans have produced a bill that looks alarmingly similar to the House Republican measure that would gut the Affordable Care Act. The Senate Republican proposal will still eliminate coverage for countless Americans, increase the out-of-pocket costs of middle-class families, and impose higher premiums on seniors. "The devastating provisions of this bill, such as the eligibility restrictions on insurance subsidies and weakened patient protections, will have long-lasting implications for the…
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Cicilline Statement on Senate Republican Health Care Bill

WASHINGTON - Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) issued the following statement today: "If this is Donald Trump's idea of heart, I'd hate to see heartless. This bill raises costs, reduces care, and eliminates coverage for millions of Americans, just so the wealthy and insurance companies can get a huge tax cut." "If this bill becomes law, it will impose a painful, unnecessary Age Tax on older Americans. It will rob revenue from the Medicare trust fund. It will cut Medicaid, which provides coverage for most Rhode Islanders in nursing homes, even more deeply than the House Republican bill. It will…
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2017 Celebrate Providence! Neighborhood Performing Arts Initiative

Providence, RI - Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism, the Department of Parks & Recreation and the Partnership for Providence Parks announced the 2017 Celebrate Providence! Neighborhood Performing Arts Initiative. Mayor Jorge O. Elorza's Neighborhood Performing Arts Initiative celebrates the culture and creativity rooted in Providence neighborhoods through performances in local parks. Organizations receiving a grant to participate in the initiative this year include Opera Providence, Partnership with Providence Parks, Providence Children's Film Festival, Fargnoli Park, Stages of Freedom/Jazz is a Rainbow, the West Broadway Neighborhood Association, Family Service of Rhode Island and Project 401/Alleppo…
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Congressman Langevin and 22 Armed Services Democrats Introduce Bill to Boost Unity and Deterrence Against Russian Aggression

Washington, DC – Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA), and 21 other original co-sponsors introduced the Fostering Unity Against Russian Aggression Act of 2017. A summary of the bill is available here and its text can be found here. Langevin and Smith made the following statements about the bill: “Our country needs an organized, comprehensive response to Russian aggression in order to build resilience and deterrence,” said Langevin. “I am particularly pleased that this bill seeks to strengthen cyber cooperation with the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence; counter Russian development and…
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House Approves Perkins Reauthorization to Strengthen Career and Technical Education

Legislation will help more students gain knowledge, skills to succeed in the workforce WASHINGTON — Today, the House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation to strengthen and improve career and technical education and give Americans the skills they need to compete for in-demand jobs. The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act ( 2353), which reauthorizes the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, was introduced by Congressional Career and Technical Education Caucus co-chairs Reps. Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) and Jim Langevin (D-RI), along with Reps. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL), Lloyd Smucker (R-PA), Bradley Byrne (R-AL), Drew Ferguson…
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RIDOT, RISP And R.I. Resource Recovery Join Forces To Reduce Litter On Highways

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) joined with the Rhode Island State Police and the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (Resource Recovery) on a new initiative aimed at reducing roadside litter, particularly on highways and other roads leading to the Rhode Island Central Landfill in Johnston. Roads such as I-295, Route 6, Plainfield Pike and Shun Pike have higher than usual amounts of litter and require more frequent cleaning. The source of this extra trash is the beds of trucks - either when hauling debris to the landfill and surrounding industries or leaving it, with lightweight debris blowing out…
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Reed Statement on the Death of Otto Warmbier

"It is with great sorrow that I extend my condolences to the family and friends of Otto Warmbier, the University of Virginia student who passed away tragically after enduring nearly eighteen months of cruel and inhumane treatment in a North Korean prison. Today, we remember Otto for the intrepid and promising young man he was, and we offer our deepest compassion and sympathy to those affected by his loss. The United States must continue to lead by example as a beacon of freedom and compassion in the face of autocratic regimes around the world."
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