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TRAVELA taste of Rhode Island in Los AngelesAs part of his recent voyage from Rhode Island to California, on the first-ever nonstop flight from T.F. Green to the West Coast, Globe reporter Brian Amaral checked out three restaurants in LA with R.I. ties.
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RI POLITICSThe latest political news in Rhode IslandThe Senate on Thursday unanimously passed legislation, introduced by Senator Tiara Mack, to establish “Juneteenth National Freedom Day” as a state holiday, to be held every year on June 19.
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A taste of Rhode Island in Los Angeles
As part of my recent voyage from Rhode Island to California on the first-ever nonstop flight to the West Coast, I checked out three restaurants in the City of Angels that have some Rhode Island ties.