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Rhode Island Expands Car Stops From New York to All States

  • Now all travelers will be stopped and told to self-quarantine
  • Gov. Raimondo acted after outcry from Cuomo and rights groups
Members of the military police set up cones at a checkpoint at the first rest stop after leaving Connecticut on I-95 on March 29.

Members of the military police set up cones at a checkpoint at the first rest stop after leaving Connecticut on I-95 on March 29.

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Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo repealed an order for the police to stop only cars crossing the border with license plates from New York, the epicenter of the nation’s coronavirus outbreak.