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Fung campaign speaks against “hateful” sign display

By WPRO News Mayor Allan Fung’s gubernatorial campaign expressed disgust after one of their campaign signs was found hanging on a noose in a yard in Chepachet. The yard also featured signs for GOP candidate for U.S. Senate Bob Flanders and independent candidate for governor Joe Trillo. “This is plain disgusting. Hateful symbols like this…MORE

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PODCAST: Representative Moira Walsh not backing Mattiello

By WPRO News After winning her primary last week, Representative Moira Walsh is unfazed by House Speaker Nick Mattiello’s support for her opponent, an ex-Republican Trump supporter Michael Earnheart. The race between Walsh and Earnheart made national headlines after the state Democratic party endorsed and later rescinded its support for Earnheart. “Honestly, I kind of…MORE


4 candidates in Rhode Island primary seek recounts

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Four candidates have requested recounts following Rhode Island’s primary elections. The Providence Journal reports David O’Connell, State Sen. Paul Jabour, Rep. Ramon Perez and Oscar Vargas all asked the state Board of Elections to review Wednesday’s election results. Unofficial results show O’Connell lost to Jose Serodio for state representative by 12…MORE

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Governor’s new ad shows the wrong city to criticize opponent

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Rhode Island’s Democratic governor released a new campaign ad the day after winning the primary that shows the wrong city while criticizing her Republican opponent. The ad , posted online Thursday, says Cranston is a distressed community, while showing storefronts in Providence’s Silver Lake section near Cranston. Gov. Gina Raimondo and…MORE

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Rhode Island governor fight will mirror 2014

Rhode Island’s Democratic governor won her party’s nomination for a second term in Wednesday’s primary, overcoming a spirited but poorly funded challenge, while the mayor of the state’s second-largest city earned the GOP nomination for another shot at the governor’s seat in November.MORE


WATCH: 2018 WPRO Democratic Gubernatorial Debate

WATCH: 2018 WPRO GOP Gubernatorial Debate

NewsTalk 99.7 and AM 630 WPRO presents the 2018 GOP Gubernatorial Debate.