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(“Yes, it’s as cool as it sounds,” he allows.)Read full storyRT @MichaelYelnosky: Read Porter, @marineaffairs @rwulaw senior staff attorney presents with Sea Grant Legal Network partners at Aquacultur…Roger Williams Law@RWULawFeb 22RT @MichaelYelnosky: Another impressive victory for @RWULaw alumna Liz Weins. https://t.co/Dm6O8G3GgSRoger Williams Law@RWULawFeb 22RT @MichaelYelnosky: Pleased to welcome back Michael Voccola @rwulaw alumnus for Open Door Business Law Speaker's Series. 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