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NPR NATIONAL
9:13 am
Thu November 11, 2010

No place to call home for many female veterans

Cherish Cornish, 29, joined the Army when she was 20 years old. When she was discharged, she was 23 and didn't know how to live on her own -- so she has struggled with homelessness. Photo by Stella Johnson for NPR.
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Morning News Podcast
8:45 am
Thu November 11, 2010

Thursday, November 11, 2010

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Listen to the WRNI Morning News Podcast for Thursday, November 11, 2010.

NPR WORLD
8:32 am
Thu November 11, 2010

U.S. thrust has unintended effect on Kandahar City

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NPR WORLD
8:25 am
Thu November 11, 2010

In Ghanaian village, American woman reigns as king

King Peggy, who is wearing traditional red funeral fabric, is being fanned by attendants. She is the first woman ruler of Otuam, Ghana. Eric Don-Arthur for NPR.
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NPR NATIONAL
8:15 am
Thu November 11, 2010

Some veterans return with "hidden" vision problems

NPR WORLD
7:56 am
Thu November 11, 2010

Rising powers flex muscles on global stage

Local Features
7:22 am
Thu November 11, 2010

Group brings medieval music to Providence

Diabolus in Musica practice at St. John the Evangelist Church in Newport

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – This Sunday the group Diabolus in Musica will fill the Cathedral of St. John in Providence with music from Medieval France. The performance is part of the Museum Concerts of Rhode Island series.

There's a bit of a chill inside the sanctuary at St. John the Evangelist in Newport. The old, stone church sits quietly, except for the three women at the altar, sniffing and coughing as they fight off colds and warm up their vocals.

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Local Features
7:08 am
Thu November 11, 2010

Meet the General Treasurer-elect

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Over the next few weeks, WRNI will be talking with some of the people newly-elected into Rhode Island's political scene and some of those who will be leaving. We start our series of conversations with Democrat Gina Raimondo, who helped launch the state's only venture capital firm and has just been elected to be the state's next treasurer. She tells WRNI political reporter Ian Donnis that she views her victory as an opportunity.

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Politics
6:55 am
Thu November 11, 2010

Cariceri in 2012?

WRNI file photo by Alex Nunes.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – State Republican Chairman Giovanni Cicione is touting two GOP members as possible challengers to US Senator Sheldon Whitehouse in 2012.

Cicione told the Washington publication Roll Call that he may challenge Whitehouse if other candidates don't come forward. But Cicione says he'd prefer that other Republicans, like Governor Carcieri or Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian, represent the GOP.

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RIPR News
5:27 am
Thu November 11, 2010

Job fair gives veterans face time with employers

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – More than a dozen companies took part in a job fair Wednesday targeting Veterans.

The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training says the unemployment rate for veterans and civilians is about the same. Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training spokeswoman Laura Hart said veterans have a lot to offer the workplace.

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