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10:34 am
Wed January 25, 2012

"Take Me Out" locker room chatter doesn't ring true

Ara Boghigian as Darren, Tim White as Kippy, Jorge Urena as Rodriguez, Jona Cedeno as Martinez in \"Take Me Out\"
Photo by: Richard W. Dionne

PROVIDENCE, RI – Playwright Richard Greenberg came to baseball late. Growing up on Long Island, he couldn't stand the game. He once told the New York Times he played "only when they made me badly, horribly - in gym." But in his 40's, Greenberg had a sudden reversal; he came to love the game, and the New York Yankees.

The result is "Take Me Out" that follows the fortunes of a pin-striped team called the Empires. It's a play with something to say, and is very well done at 2nd Story.

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RIPR News
10:24 am
Wed January 25, 2012

RI congressional delegation responds to State of the Union

PROVIDENCE, RI – Tuesday night's State of the Union address focused on creating jobs, especially in the manufacturing sector. Rhode Island Congressman Jim Langevin says he is pleased the president highlighted job training as a top priority. Langevin says he's visited many Rhode Island businesses that say they need more skilled workers.

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Morning News Podcast
9:09 am
Wed January 25, 2012

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

PROVIDENCE, RI –
Senator Jack Reed reacts to last night's State of the Union speech, and Providence Mayor Angel Taveras says he's worried about the fate of the Superman building...all this and more on RIPR's Morning Edition Podcast.

RIPR News
8:54 am
Wed January 25, 2012

Taveras concerned about Superman building

PROVIDENCE, RI – Providence Mayor Angel Taveras says he is very concerned about the future of the Superman building. Bank of America , the only occupant of the 1928 structure, is in the market for new office space next year. The downtown building is the tallest in Providence. Taveras says he's appealing to Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan to keep his employees in the iconic structure.

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RIPR News
8:47 am
Wed January 25, 2012

Raimondo holds pension workshop

PROVIDENCE, RI – State Treasurer Gina Raimondo told an audience of municipal officials today that getting a deep understanding of their local pension problems is the key to solving them. Cities and towns are supposed to complete actuarial studies of their local plans by April 1st.

Raimondo told the more than 40 city and town officials that getting accurate baseline information was a key for last year's overhaul of the state pension system.

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This I Believe Rhode Island
4:11 am
Wed January 25, 2012

Afterlife

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Awards
10:38 pm
Tue January 24, 2012

RTNDA HARD NEWS FEATURE

PROVIDENCE, RI –


Cleaning Up Grace Cemetery

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Awards
10:35 pm
Tue January 24, 2012

AP FEATURE PUMPKIN

PROVIDENCE, RI –

Miss Demeanor: How a Pumpkin Helped Saved a Life

Growers across Rhode Island plant pumpkin seeds in hopes of grabbing the title for biggest pumpkin at annual contests. Very few growers last year can say their pumpkin helped them get their lives in order, but very few growers were tending to their pumpkin behind prison bars. Rhode Island Public Radio's Bradley Campbell found an inmate who exorcised her inner demons by growing a giant pumpkin for competition.

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Awards
10:34 pm
Tue January 24, 2012

AP HARD NEWS FEATURE

PROVIDENCE, RI –

Cleaning Up Grace Cemetery

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Awards
10:34 pm
Tue January 24, 2012

AP PUBLIC AFFAIRS

PROVIDENCE, RI –

Political Analyst Scott MacKay

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