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U.S. District Judge Mary Lisi on Friday approved requests to waive jury trials by Ralph Mariano, 55, of South Arlington, Va., his girlfriend, Mary O'Rourke, 49, and his father, Ralph Mariano Jr., 81, of North Providence, R.I. The younger Mariano and O'Rourke are charged with counts including conspiracy, theft of government property and wire fraud. Comment?
The lawsuit, first filed in a federal court in Georgia in 2006, predates by more than four years criminal charges brought by federal prosecutors in Rhode Island in 2011 that allege a similar scheme by some of the same people cost the government $10 million. Comment?
It could be weeks or even months before the Senate takes up the bill that would make the Ocean State the last in New England to recognize same-sex marriage, but supporters still celebrated the House vote. Comment?