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4:16 pm
Fri February 5, 2010

Political Roundtable: February 5, 2010

Providence, RI – This morning on Political Roundtable we'll be discussing this week in Rhode Island politics. Among this week's stories - the state's fiscal squeeze and Governor Don Carcieri's effort to close the state's deficit.

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Arts & Culture
3:38 pm
Wed February 3, 2010

This I Believe - Rhode Island: Dancing

Providence, RI – NPR listeners love the stories we air that feature in-depth analysis of complex and nuanced issues examined from every possible angle. These are the stories that inform, the stories that tax our brains. But most of us feel saturated at times, even burdened, by hard news stories, no matter how skillfully they're constructed. As Kim Baker reminds us, sometimes we need to simply let go, let our hair down, and let loose.

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Arts & Culture
9:15 am
Mon February 1, 2010

Fine Dining

Providence, RI – Resident acting company members Angela Brazil, Rachael Warren, and Joe Wilson, Jr. join Curt Columbus and Bob Seay with a delicious selection of food writing by Jhumpa Lahiri, Mary Cantwell, Evan Hunter, and Langston Hughes. Dig in!

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RIPR News
4:18 pm
Fri January 29, 2010

Political Roundtable: January 29, 2010

Providence, RI – The State of the State. Can Rhode Island recover? And can President Obama bounce back? That's part of the discussion this week on Political Roundtable.

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Arts & Culture
10:46 am
Thu January 28, 2010

Black Storytelling in Rhode Island

Providence, RI – On this month's edition of Rhode Island Artscape, we hear readings and an interview with the Rhode Island Black Storytellers.

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In Focus Today
7:22 pm
Wed January 27, 2010

U.S. general urges world war on space debris

Boston, MA –

By Dan Williams

HERZLIYA, Israel (Reuters) - World powers must find ways to reduce the amount of debris in orbit, as the collision risk it poses to spacecraft is increasing, the head of the U.S. Strategic Command said on Wednesday.

Air Force General Kevin Chilton, a former astronaut, told an Israeli audience that the United States has catalogued more than 15,000 items such as jettisoned rockets, shuttle detritus, and bits of destroyed satellites currently floating in space.

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Arts & Culture
3:56 pm
Wed January 27, 2010

This I Believe - Rhode Island: Hospice

Providence, RI – Death. It's not a pleasant subject, of course, yet all of us know of its inevitability, in our own lives and those of the people we love. Sadly, for many the end of life is filled with a toxic mix of pain, suffering, and an agonizing loss of control. But, as Dr. Joan Teno notes, life does not have to end this way. Indeed, we know better.

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RIPR News
4:20 pm
Fri January 22, 2010

Political Roundtable: January 22, 2010

Providence, RI – A major upset in Massachusetts, the flat tax, and political money. That's some of what we'll talk about this week on Political Roundtable.

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Arts & Culture
12:20 pm
Wed January 20, 2010

This I Believe - Rhode Island: Nature

Providence, RI – As we race around in our lives, between hither and yon, and between our mundane daily tasks and life's occasional crises, how many of us really notice nature's creatures and its other assorted bounty that cross our paths - the flowers, the birds, the insects, even the neighbor's pet? Cara Murray certainly notices, and she has her own very special way of showing it.

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RIPR News
4:22 pm
Fri January 15, 2010

Political Roundtable: January 15, 2010

Providence, RI – Steve Laffey stays out, John Robitaille gets in, and Gio's under fire. That's some of what we'll talk about during Political Roundtable.

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