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LPR chairman Dr. Pablo Rodriguez receive honorary degree during May 20 ceremony at Roger Williams University

Dr. Pablo Rodriguez, chairman of Latino Public Radio, chair of the Women & Infants Health Care Alliance, president and CEO of Women’s Care, former medical director of Planned Parenthood of Rhode Island, and a clinical associate professor at Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical School. Rodriguez is a well-known community leader and radio show host is active participant in civic and charitable organizations, both locally and nationally. He is past chair of the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals, the Rhode Island Foundation, the International Institute of RI, the Rhode Island Latino Political Action Committee, RI Project AIDS and the Democracy Compact.…
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Cicilline Delivers Weekly Democratic Address

WASHINGTON - Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, delivered the Weekly Democratic Address. In this week's address, Cicilline called for an independent commission to investigate the Trump-Russian connection and interference in the 2016 election. "Hello, I'm Congressman David Cicilline from Rhode Island's First District. "This has been a difficult week for our country. Together, we learned that President Trump exposed highly-classified intelligence to officials from Russia, one of our greatest adversaries. It's also been reported that before he fired FBI Director James Comey, he asked him to stop an investigation about his former…
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Vistaprint Corporate to Bring 125 Jobs to Rhode Island

Will Open National Sales Office in Providence PROVIDENCE, - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced that Vistaprint Corporate plans to bring 125 new jobs to Rhode Island with the opening of its national sales office in the state's capital city. The new Providence-based office will employ inside sales and design professionals. "We've gone from a deep recession to sustained growth and the lowest unemployment rate since 2001," said Gov. Raimondo. "The economy is growing, and today's announcement means more good-paying jobs for Rhode Islanders. I'm thrilled that Vistaprint Corporate has chosen Rhode Island for its national sales office. Rhode Island…
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Raimondo Vists Isle Brewers Guild with Former ‘Gansett Employee

PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo yesterday toured the Isle Brewers Guild facility in Pawtucket with Joseph Ianaire, a 94-year-old Pawtucket resident who worked at the Narragansett Brewery for 34 years. Isle Brewers is now brewing Narragansett beer in Rhode Island for the first time since 1983. Rhode Island's craft beer industry supports nearly 1,500 jobs. Because of work spearheaded by the Governor, the General Assembly, the RI Commerce Corporation and the Department of Business Regulation, Rhode Island recently modernized its regulations to make it easier for breweries to do business. In her State of the State address, Raimondo…
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Raimondo Marks Peace Officers Memorial Day by Ordering Flags Lowered

PROVIDENCE, - In accordance with a Presidential Proclamation, Governor Gina M. Raimondo is directing and Rhode Island flags at all state agencies and buildings to be flown at half-staff until sunset on Monday, May 15, in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day. This day recognizes all law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. Raimondo also asks Rhode Islanders to lower their flags to half-staff as a mark of respect.
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10th Anniversary Gala Sponsors

Our 10th Anniversary Gala is only a few days away and we would like to take this opportunity to thank and recognize our sponsors. Thank you for support! AAA Northeast Bank of America Blue Cross Blue Shield of RI Butler Hospital Care New England The Coca-Cola Company Cox Delta Dental Epivax, Inc Fidelity Investments The Learning Community Lifespan Neighborhood Health Plan of RI Pawsox Foundation Pawtucket Credit Union Providence City Council Rhode Island College RI NPR Roger Williams School of Law We hope we will see you on Saturday, May 13 2017 at the Twin River Event Center. The event…
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Join LPR in Celebrating our 10th Anniversary!

"Celebrating Our Past, Moving towards our Future" 2017 marks 10 years of Latino Public Radio in the community. Throughout those 10 years, we have always strived to provide the community with a reputable source of news and information. As we celebrate our 10 years we would like to remember all that we have done and accomplished with the help of our listeners and supporters. Furthermore, we would like to focus on our future and what lies ahead. We welcome you to join us in celebrating these ten years, but also the people we will be recognizing that night for their…
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