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10:20 am
Mon September 16, 2002

The Skin of Our Teeth

Stephen Thorne as Henry, Nehassaiu deGannes as Gladys, William Damkoehler as Mr. Antrobus and Phyllis Kay as Mrs. Antrobus

The Trinity Repertory Company revives Thornton Wilder's 1942 comedy about mankind's knack for survival.

Providence, RI –

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2:05 pm
Fri September 6, 2002

Candidate Conversation - Joe Paolino

wrni – Joe Paolino was mayor of Providence during the 1980's when Buddy Cianci was forced to leave office the first time. Now, he is one of the democratic candidates seeking the office in this year's election. He tells WRNI's Mark Degon that his past experience running the city is an important qualification.

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RIPR News
11:46 am
Fri September 6, 2002

Wall of Hope

Providence – In the tunnel under the bridge leading to waterplace park in providence - a new wall covered with thousands of tiles is being built and readied as a memorial to the victims of the attacks on america one year ago on september 11th. The wall of hope is billed as a community response to the attacks, and it's scheduled to be dedicated on wednesday, the 1st anniversary of 9/11. WRNI's av harris took a tour of the wall of hope, where workers are putting on the finishing touches.

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RIPR News
10:33 am
Fri September 6, 2002

Mayor Cianci Farewell, Lombardi Plans for Office

Providence – The most popular politician in Rhode Island has completed his work as the Mayor of Providence. Buddy Cianci leaves office today as he's sentenced on a racketeering conspiracy charge. The mayor admits some regrets about some of the decisions he's made in office but leaves proud of his accomplishments.

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4:28 pm
Thu September 5, 2002

Candidate Conversations - Kevin McKenna

wrni – Kevin McKenna is a former municipal court judge and state representative. He is also a democratic candidate for mayor of Providence. He talks to WRNI's Mark Degon about problems with the city's schools, police department and finances. He says that city government needs fundamental reform.

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3:55 pm
Wed September 4, 2002

Candidate Conversation - David Cicilline

wrni – David Cicilline was one of the first candidates in the race for Mayor of Providence. He began his campaign months before Mayor Buddy Cianci was found guilty of RICO and announced that he would not seek re-election. Cicilline tells WRNI's Mark Degon why he decided to run.

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RIPR News
10:41 am
Wed September 4, 2002

R.I. Lead Paint Case Begins

Providence, RI – Opening statements begin today in the case of Rhode Island versus lead-paint manufacturers. The state has sued eight paint companies, claiming they knew decades ago that their product was harmful to children. In that way, the case resembles suits filed against tobacco companies. And it's the latest in a rash of suits by aggressive attorneys general against corporate America.

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1:44 pm
Tue September 3, 2002

Candidate Conversation - Edward Inman

wrni – This year's democratic primary race for Secretary of State is hotly contested with more than half the voters undecided according to a recent poll. Incumbent and long-time Rhode Island lawmaker Edward Inman, tells WRNI's Mark Degon that the negative attacks of the campaign do not discourage him.

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12:42 pm
Tue September 3, 2002

Candidate Conversation - Edward Inman

wrni – This year's democratic primary race for Secretary of State is hotly contested with more than half the voters undecided according to a recent poll. Incumbent and long-time Rhode Island lawmaker Edward Inman, tells WRNI's Mark Degon that the negative attacks of the campaign do not discourage him.

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12:36 pm
Tue September 3, 2002

Candidate Conversation-Matt Brown

wrni – Incumbent Office holders seldom face a primary opponent, but the Secretary of State in Rhode Island is facing a major challenge from a party activist this year. Brown is a former member of City Year, a lawyer, and the founder of the Democratic Compact - which was creditied with an increase in voters and voter participation in elections two years ago. Brown tells WRNI's Mark Degon that he has decided holding public office is the best way to advance issues that he cares about.

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