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Secretary of NEARI resigns after simple assault charge

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EAST GREENWICH, R.I. -

The secretary of Rhode Island's largest teachers union resigned Tuesday following an assault charge.

Louis Rainone, 58, was arrested and charged Friday after allegedly assaulting a man at the Harborside restaurant in East Greenwich.

Rainone had been the secretary for the National Education Association Rhode Island.

He's scheduled to be back in court on June 21.

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