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Schilling, Chafee trade blame over firm’s demise

PROVIDENCE - The relationship between Curt Schilling and Rhode Island appears irrevocably damaged, as the former baseball star-turned-entrepreneur trades blame with the governor over the collapse of Schilling’s video game company, 38 Studios LLC.

The finger-pointing between Schilling and Governor Lincoln Chafee escalated Tuesday after the former Red Sox pitcher for the first time spoke extensively about the demise of 38 Studios. He accused the state, which granted his video game venture up to $75 million in loan guarantees, of breaking promises to help the company remain viable just as it was closing in on a deal with an outside company to salvage its major unfinished video game.

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