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2009-05-12 07:30:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stop Internet Predators, an organization committed to keeping children safe online, today honored Rhode Island Attorney General Patrick C.

2008-10-01 03:00:13

By Anonymous REVERSING an earlier decision that paint companies must pay for the clean-up of tens of thousands of homes contaminated with lead- based paint, the Rhode Island Supreme Court ruled in July that the companies are not responsible for leadbased paint abatement.

2008-08-20 15:00:34

By Alisha A Pina In tough financial times, West Warwick and the state have each conditionally offered to pay $10 million to victims of the 2003 fire.

2008-08-09 15:00:23

PROVIDENCE -- Three paint companies want to be reimbursed for the costs of defending against a public-nuisance lawsuit filed by the state, but Attorney General Patrick C. Lynch is opposing that in court.

2008-07-19 15:00:23

By Michael P McKinney Richard Romanoff is to grind up the tree stumps on his Richmond property, the site of several stubborn fires.

2008-07-08 15:00:26

Unlike New York Atty. Gen. Andrew Cuomo, who has finally shown enough sense to abandon his predecessor's vindictive lawsuit against former New York Stock Exchange chief Dick Grasso, Rhode Island Atty. Gen.

2008-07-02 15:00:00

By Peter B Lord The judges say the companies did not control their paints after selling them generations ago.

2008-07-01 15:00:25

By Edward Fitzpatrick Rhode Island's attorney general says his office's unique position makes it inappropriate for him to join 42 of his colleagues in calling for passage of federal legislation to protect reporters' sources.

2008-07-01 15:00:25

Motley Rice LLC Issues Statement Regarding the Rhode Island Supreme Court Lead Paint Decision: Sadly, as a result of the Rhode Island Supreme Court opinion today, children in Rhode Island will continue to be poisoned by lead in paint and the companies that put the poisonous paint in Rhode Island have no responsibility for cleaning up the mess that they created in the first place.

2008-06-17 15:00:24

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Angelita Plemmer of NAAG, +1-703-585-7486, aplemmer@naag.org PROVIDENCE, R.I., June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Forty of the states chief legal officers gathered in Providence, Rhode Island today to discuss some of the nations most critical law enforcement and policy issues, including technology and crimefighting, rising energy and fuel costs, the environment, protecting children, consumer protection and domestic security.


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