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This I Believe Rhode Island
7:59 am
Tue November 23, 2010

Hope and Redemption

Providence, RI – During our lifetimes, many of us have known true horror, whether the result of personal tragedy, such as the untimely death of a loved one, or worldwide disaster, such as a world war or the attack of 9-11. Betty Adler had her own brush with calamity, and during her 85 years has learned to still believe in the possibilities of hope and redemption.

Adler has lived in Rhode Island since 1940. She and her family own Adler's Design Center and Hardware in Providence.

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RIPR News
7:40 am
Tue November 23, 2010

RI connection to HIV prevention study

Providence, RI – By MEGAN HALL
A Brown University professor is one of the lead researchers in a study that shows the possibility of preventing HIV with a pill.

Dr. Ken Mayer, a Brown professor and a physician at The Miriam Hospital, ran the Boston site for a study which showed a 44% reduction in HIV contraction among men who received daily antiretroviral drugs.

Mayer says the results were even better when study subjects remembered to take the medication regularly- up to around a 90% success rate.

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RIPR News
7:01 am
Tue November 23, 2010

A conversation with Angel Taveras

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – WRNI continues our conversation series with some of the people newly-elected into Rhode Island's political scene and some of those who will be leaving. Our guest this time is Providence Mayor-elect Angel Taveras, who will become the city's first Latino mayor. He tells WRNI political reporter Ian Donnis that he hopes to forge better relations with the city council.

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Politics
6:56 am
Tue November 23, 2010

Chafee to keep Gallogly at revenue department

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Rhode Island governor-elect Lincoln Chafee says he wants to keep Rosemary Booth Gallogly as head of the Department of Revenue.

Gallogly is currently the acting director at the department, a post she was appointed to by outgoing Republican Gov. Don Carcieri in March. She is also the head of the Department of Administration, but Chafee has nominated former Democratic Lt. Gov. Richard Licht for that post.

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RIPR News
6:52 am
Tue November 23, 2010

14 arrested in prostitution sting

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Rhode Island state police have shut down a Providence brothel and arrested 14 people associated with it.


The bust happened Saturday at a home on Ida Street. Captain James Demers says the operation was run by Teofilo Sarcedo, a native of the Dominican Republic who was in this country illegally.

"Well he's living in Providence presently," Demers says. "He had some immigration problems. He was turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement."

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Morning News Podcast
8:35 am
Mon November 22, 2010

Monday, November 22, 2010

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Listen to the WRNI Morning News Podcast for Monday, November 22, 2010.

NPR WORLD
7:59 am
Mon November 22, 2010

Vatican clarifies Pope's comments on condoms

NPR WORLD
7:56 am
Mon November 22, 2010

Discontent swells in Hosni Mubarak's Egypt

Children play near their home in the Duweika area of Cairo. A growing majority of Egypt's population is scraping by on less than $100 a month and can only afford to live in shantytowns and tents. Holly Pickett for NPR.
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NPR NATIONAL
7:47 am
Mon November 22, 2010

Primer: the difference between deficits and debts

NPR NATIONAL
7:44 am
Mon November 22, 2010

Chrysler buyout: Was taking it a big mistake?

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