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Chief: State hinders tribe's efforts

August 7, 2013

The Narragansett Indian Tribe is still in the courts, challenging a Rhode Island Superior Court ruling that rejected the tribe’s claim that the 2012 Twin River table games referendum violated the same constitutional provisions that halted previous attempts by the Narragansetts to establish their own casino.

Woonsocket block party will rock

August 7, 2013

WOONSOCKET – Organizers of the biggest block party on the East Coast have announced the entertainment lineup for a dozen stages that will stretch for a half-mile through downtown.
It’s all part of the city’s 125th anniversary celebration scheduled for Aug. 29, spearheaded by Mayor Leo T. Fontaine and a dedicated band of volunteers. The Call is the designated media partner for the event.
Stage 1, at 2 Main St., will feature the Meadowlarks, a big band group with a dozen members.
Stage 2, 20 Main St. will feature country music with a band to be announced.

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