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Rhode Island Governor Opposes Railroad Expansion Plan Through Southern Part Of State

Gov. Gina Raimondo’s position statement came as a welcome surprise to dozens of protestors gathered at the Statehouse Wednesday. Residents and lawmakers had crammed into the Statehouse rotunda to protest federal plans to move rail infrastructure in parts of Charlestown and Westerly. Then, Charlestown Town Councilor Virginia Lee told the crowd the governor agreed with them.

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