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On Valentine's Day, a toast to a man wronged

They raised a toast this Valentine's Day at McBride's Pub in Providence to John Gordon, much-remembered these past 167 years.
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By BRIAN C. JONES  |  February 17, 2012
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Chafee’s number

This week, we continue with a running feature, the Gubernatorial Scorecard. Every so often, we'll rate Lincoln Chafee from 1 to 10 on both the politics and substance of his most recent maneuverings.
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By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF  |  July 29, 2011
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RI’s last execution resonates in our current moment

Rhode Island’s last execution was on Valentine’s Day in 1845, below Nordstrom’s shoe department in the Providence Place Mall.
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By BRIAN C. JONES  |  May 18, 2007