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  2. Johnston, Rhode Island - Wikipedia

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    Johnston is a town in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States.The population was 29,568 at the 2020 census.Johnston is the site of the Clemence Irons House (1691), a stone-ender museum, and the only landfill in Rhode Island.

  3. Songun - Wikipedia

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    Songun is the "military-first" policy of North Korea, prioritizing the Korean People's Army in the affairs of state and allocation of resources. "Military-first" as a principle guides political and economic life in North Korea, with "military-first politics" dominating the political system; "a line of military-first economic construction" acting as an economic system; and "military-first ...

  4. Barrington, Rhode Island - Wikipedia

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    History. The land that comprises Barrington was originally occupied by the Wampanoags whose territory spread from Narragansett Bay through Cape Cod.: 54 Epidemics largely eliminated their coastal settlements, however, and their main settlement was roughly Bristol, Barrington, and Warren, Rhode Island: 5 at the time of the Pilgrims' arrival in 1620.

  5. Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority - Wikipedia

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    History. PREPA was originally named the Puerto Rico Water Resources Authority (PRWRA) which was created by Law No. 83 of May 2, 1941, during the governorship of Rexford G. Tugwell. Government-owned, PRWRA unified diverse regional and local electric power companies into one unified electric grid. Maintenance budget

  6. Rhode Island State House - Wikipedia

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    The current Rhode Island State House is Rhode Island's seventh state house and the second in Providence after the Old State House.The structure was designed by McKim, Mead & White, a prominent firm from New York.

  7. Commonwealth of Nations - Wikipedia

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    The shared history of British presence has produced a substantial body of writing in many languages, known as Commonwealth literature. [166] [167] The Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies has 11 branches worldwide and holds an international conference every three years.

  8. 99ers - Wikipedia

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    99ers is a colloquial term for unemployed people in the United States, mostly citizens, who have exhausted all of their unemployment benefits, including all unemployment extensions. As a result of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act passed by Congress in February 2009, many unemployed people could receive up to 99 weeks of unemployment ...

  9. Claiborne Pell Newport Bridge - Wikipedia

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    The bridge, part of RI 138, connects the city of Newport on Aquidneck Island and the Town of Jamestown on Conanicut Island, and is named for longtime Rhode Island U.S. senator Claiborne Pell who lived in Newport. The Pell Bridge is in turn connected to the mainland by the Jamestown Verrazzano Bridge