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7:44 am
Thu November 18, 2010

Bill Gale reviews the Rockettes at PPAC

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The days when you had to go to New York to see the Rockettes and the famous Christmas show at Radio City are over, at least for this year. The Rockettes have come to Providence and Bill Gale went to check out the hoopla.

The Radio City Christmas Spectacular continues at the Providence Performing Arts Center though November 28. It then plays Boston's Wang Theatre December 3rd through the 29th.

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NPR WORLD
7:39 am
Thu November 18, 2010

START stalled: GOP delaying vote on arms treaty

NPR WORLD
7:36 am
Thu November 18, 2010

"Lightning divorces" strike China's "Me Generation"

NPR WORLD
7:26 am
Thu November 18, 2010

Moving Kazakh nuclear cache a massive undertaking

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NPR NATIONAL
7:22 am
Thu November 18, 2010

Calif. upholds in-state tuition for illegal immigrants

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NPR NATIONAL
7:19 am
Thu November 18, 2010

Meet the freshman: GOP's Noem a rising star

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NPR NATIONAL
7:16 am
Thu November 18, 2010

GM faces mixed reviews over stock offering

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Politics
6:55 am
Thu November 18, 2010

Chafee makes appointments to transition team

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Governor-elect Lincoln Chafee has added three members to his transition team.


Margaret Holland McDuff is the CEO of Family Service of Rhode Island, John Simmons is executive director of the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council, Lawyer Claire Richards has previously served as special counsel to Governor Carcieri, among other positions.

Chafee says the trio brings experience, energy and knowledge to his transition.

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Top Stories
6:49 am
Thu November 18, 2010

New council meets in Central Falls

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The newly empaneled Central Falls Receivers' Council had its first meeting last night. The council was appointed last week after four of the five elected city councilors were fired by Receiver Mark Pfeiffer.


At its inaugural meeting the Central Falls receiver's advisory council passed a resolution opposing the siting of any medical marijuana compassion center in the state's smallest city. None has been proposed. It's a pre-emptive move says City Councilor Edna Poulin.

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RIPR News
2:47 pm
Wed November 17, 2010

More details on medical error at Women and Infants

Providence, RI – By MEGAN HALL
The Department of Health is releasing more information about what was first reported as a sponge left inside a patient at Women and Infants Hospital. Health officials have completed their investigation into what were actually two incidents.

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