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8:20 am
Fri September 10, 2010

Bill Gale reviews "Glengarry Glen Ross" at The Gamm

Photo by Peter Goldberg courtesy of The Gamm.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The new theater season around here begins with David Mamet's prize-winning play, "Glengarry Glen Ross," at the Gamm Theatre. Bill Gale was there press night and he says this hard-edged play is as good as ever.

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RIPR News
8:19 am
Fri September 10, 2010

Costantino looks to make jump to mayor's office

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – WRNI concludes our series of profiles of the five candidates running for mayor of Providence. As WRNI's political reporter Ian Donnis reports, Democrat Steven Costantino is looking to make the jump after serving as a state representative.

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Political Roundtable
8:18 am
Fri September 10, 2010

Cicilline's extra pay and more on Roundtable

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – David Cicilline's extra pay, and Caprio and Chafee go negative. That's part of the discussion this week on Political Roundtable. Here's our host, WRNI political reporter Ian Donnis.

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WRNI VIDEO
1:43 pm
Thu September 9, 2010

Glengarry Glen Ross" at The Gamm Theatre

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Morning News Podcast
11:32 am
Thu September 9, 2010

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Providence, RI – Listen to the WRNI Morning News Podcast for Thursday, September 9, 2010.

RIPR News
10:46 am
Thu September 9, 2010

Vehicle crashes into wall at Newport mansion

NEWPORT, R.I. – An SUV has crashed into a wall at Newport's famed Breakers mansion, and four college students are seriously hurt.

Newport Police Lt. William Fitzgerald says four 19-year-old students at Salve Regina University were in the car early Thursday when it crashed. He says it appears the vehicle was going fast, although details are still being investigated.

Fitzgerald says it's not clear whether alcohol was involved.

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RIPR News
9:14 am
Thu September 9, 2010

Warwick realtor to become president of Association of Realtors

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Following this summer's slide in home sales, there are many with their eyes on the U.S. housing market. Warwick realtor Ron Phipps is among them. Come November, Phipps will become the newest president of the National Association of Realtors, the nationwide association of real estate agents. WRNI's Bob Seay recently spoke spoke about some of the steps he would like to see government officials take to help the housing market.

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Local Features
8:26 am
Thu September 9, 2010

Taveras makes first bid for mayor

Courtesy photo.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – All this week, WRNI is taking a look at the five candidates running for mayor of Providence. Today, Democrat Angel Taveras.Today, WRNI's Ian Donnis focuses on Democrat Angel Taveras, who is making his first run for the job.

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Local Features
8:24 am
Thu September 9, 2010

COMMENTARY: 2010 elections draw little passion

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Labor Day is fraught with meaning and memory for Rhode Island, a state built by the sweat of generations of blue and pink collar workers. It usually signals the beginning of the home stretch for the political primaries. But with a week left, WRNI political analyst Scott MacKay wonders why this year's elections have drawn little of the passion of primaries past, when Rhode Island politics was a rolling participant, combat and spectator sport.

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RIPR News
7:12 am
Thu September 9, 2010

Cicilline has repaid the $25-k

Providence, R.I. – A city hall spokeswoman says Providence Mayor David Cicilline has returned the $25,000 in salary overpayments and a bonus he received over the last four years.

Spokeswoman Karen Watts says Cicilline got $20,000 in extra money because the city payroll department mistakenly applied a management raise to his mayoral salary. About $5,000 more came from a "longevity" payment. Watts says the mayor has repaid $25,000 to the city.

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