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August 9, 1989
A coven of witches has won tax exempt status in Rhode Island as a legitimate religious group. "With this ruling, we witches will definitely be able to come out of the closet and take our place in society," said the coven's high priestess, Joyce Siegrist, also known as Lady Genevieve. Tax Administrator R.
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August 9, 1989
A coven of witches has won tax exempt status in Rhode Island as a legitimate religious group. "With this ruling, we witches will definitely be able to come out of the closet and take our place in society," said the coven's high priestess, Joyce Siegrist, also known as Lady Genevieve. Tax Administrator R.
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September 11, 1990 | BETH KLEID, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
The ACLU Rap: The Rhode Island chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union said Monday it will represent a nightclub owner as the Westerly Town Council debates whether to ban the rap group 2 Live Crew from performing there. Town officials are expected to set a date for a hearing to determine whether it can revoke the Windjammer Concert Club's liquor and entertainment licenses because of the group's scheduled Oct. 6 concert.
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September 10, 1990 | From Associated Press
The state's chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union said today that it will represent a nightclub owner as the Town Council debates whether to ban the controversial rap group 2 Live Crew from performing there. Town officials were expected tonight to set a date for a hearing to determine whether it can revoke the Windjammer Concert Club's liquor and entertainment licenses because of the group's scheduled Oct. 6 concert. ACLU volunteer attorney Stephen Fortunato Jr. and Windjammer owner M.
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February 12, 2007 | Nancy Vogel, Times Staff Writer
When Anthony Portantino and his wife had their daughter Bella five years ago, they wanted to donate blood from the umbilical cord. But their hospital was not one of the two in California that routinely collect cord blood for use in treatment of diseases such as leukemia. "I had to do all the work," said Portantino. "I had to get the kit, I had to call the hospital. I had to see if the doctor was willing to harvest it....
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March 7, 2003 | Stephen Braun, Times Staff Writer
There were so many details to take care of that night, so many things to go wrong. It was almost show time at the Station. The old wood-frame nightclub pulsed with an excited mob of heavy-metal music fanatics from blue-collar towns across Rhode Island and Massachusetts. They were ready to rock, primed for a rare visit by the L.A.-based band Great White. The group had lost some luster from its 1980s glory days, but was soldiering on with a whirlwind club tour.
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