One Square Mile: West Warwick http://ripr.org en One Square Mile: West Warwick http://ripr.org/post/one-square-mile-west-warwick <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-5354b2084e0f7-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-5354b2084e0f7-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="5354b2084e0f7-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wrni/local-wrni-905218.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>West Warwick, R.I. – Hear the hour long One Square Mile: West Warwick program here.</p> Wed, 02 Jun 2010 13:36:15 +0000 2485 at http://ripr.org Did that weenie just order a hot dog? http://ripr.org/post/did-weenie-just-order-hot-dog <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-5354c78d1d95f-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-5354c78d1d95f-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="5354c78d1d95f-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wrni/local-wrni-904562.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>West Warwick, R.I. – WRNI concludes its One Square Mile series with a Rhode Island culinary education. That's what News Director Anthony Brooks, who comes from far-away Massachusetts, received when he stopped into Ferrucci's New York System in West Warwick for a bite to eat.</p> Thu, 27 May 2010 23:53:44 +0000 2470 at http://ripr.org Did that weenie just order a hot dog? West Warwick and more on this week's Roundtable http://ripr.org/post/west-warwick-and-more-weeks-roundtable <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53549a1c54a33-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53549a1c54a33-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53549a1c54a33-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wrni/local-wrni-904563.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Providence, R.I. – As part of our One Square Mile series this week, this Political Roundtable's focus is West Warwick, as well as immigration reform, the boycott of the Westin Hotel and tax reform.</p> Thu, 27 May 2010 15:02:43 +0000 2471 at http://ripr.org West Warwick and more on this week's Roundtable A tour around West Warwick with the former RI house speaker http://ripr.org/post/tour-around-west-warwick-former-ri-house-speaker <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-5354b208497ee-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-5354b208497ee-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="5354b208497ee-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wrni/local-wrni-904354.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>West Warwick, R.I. – Former House Speaker William Murphy is one in a long line of West Warwick politicians to reach a leadership role at the Rhode Island Statehouse.</p> Thu, 27 May 2010 11:06:29 +0000 2465 at http://ripr.org A tour around West Warwick with the former RI house speaker A self-styled outsider gets cold shoulder at the Statehouse http://ripr.org/post/self-styled-outsider-gets-cold-shoulder-statehouse <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-5354b2084d09d-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-5354b2084d09d-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="5354b2084d09d-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wrni/local-wrni-904355.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>West Warwick, R.I. – Michael Pinga, a baker from West Warwick, scored an upset when he beat a powerful incumbent to win a state Senate seat in 2008. But self-styled outsiders can't count on a warm welcome on Smith Hill.</p> Thu, 27 May 2010 10:12:26 +0000 2466 at http://ripr.org A self-styled outsider gets cold shoulder at the Statehouse After 202 years, work goes on at West Warwick mill http://ripr.org/post/after-202-years-work-goes-west-warwick-mill <p>West Warwick, R.I. – We continue our One Square Mile series on West Warwick with a tour of the oldest continuously operating textile plant in the United States. It's called Riverpointe Lace.</p> Tue, 25 May 2010 21:35:13 +0000 2453 at http://ripr.org After 202 years, work goes on at West Warwick mill Medical clinic helps students' health http://ripr.org/post/medical-clinic-helps-students-health <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53549a1c53604-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53549a1c53604-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53549a1c53604-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wrni/local-wrni-904140.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>West Warwick, R.I. – The Health Hut provides free medical care for the town's middle and high school students. It's not only convenient, it's also improving students' health.</p> Tue, 25 May 2010 19:19:04 +0000 2458 at http://ripr.org Medical clinic helps students' health Getting back to work after the flood http://ripr.org/post/getting-back-work-after-flood <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-5354c78d1b008-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-5354c78d1b008-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="5354c78d1b008-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wrni/local-wrni-903849.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>West Warwick, R.I. – West Warwick's Main Street shows no sign of the intense floods that swept through Rhode Island earlier this spring. But many of the town's small businesses paid a high price for flood-related damage. And some business people question whether the federal government has done enough to help them recover.</p> Tue, 25 May 2010 09:56:43 +0000 2451 at http://ripr.org Getting back to work after the flood Inside West Warwick's flea market http://ripr.org/post/inside-west-warwicks-flea-market <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-5354b208486b1-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-5354b208486b1-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="5354b208486b1-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wrni/local-wrni-903850.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>West Warwick, R.I. – The West Warwick Civic Center is many things- a sports arena, a temporary flood shelter, and for the past year, an increasingly popular flea market. Every weekend, thousands of people from around the state come to buy everything from jewelry to deodorant. WRNI's Megan Hall checked out the West Warwick flea market and produced this audio postcard.</p> Tue, 25 May 2010 08:51:02 +0000 2452 at http://ripr.org Fighting Bob Quinn and the Bloodless Revolution http://ripr.org/post/fighting-bob-quinn-and-bloodless-revolution <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-5354b20847422-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-5354b20847422-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="5354b20847422-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wrni/local-wrni-903560.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>West Warwick, R.I. – Robert Quinn, a son of West Warwick, was and architect of the most momentous Rhode Island political upheaval of the 20th century.</p> Sun, 23 May 2010 12:47:50 +0000 2449 at http://ripr.org Fighting Bob Quinn and the Bloodless Revolution