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Quonset port gets $6M; ProvPort hails new cranes

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Federal and state officials are celebrating developments at the state's two major ports in Providence and North Kingstown. Officials on Monday said they had secured $6 million in federal money to pay for repairs and improvements at Quonset. The money will reconstruct a bulkhead that was damaged in Hurricane Irene and make it taller so that it better protects against...