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Candidate Conversation
9:04 am
Thu August 22, 2002

Candidate Conversation - Don Carcieri

wrni – In the last of our conversations with gubernatorial candidates, republican Don Carcieri discusses Rhode Island's financial problems, gambling expansion, and the difficulty of running as a republican. He tells Deborah Becker why he chose to run for governor at this time.

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Candidate Conversation
9:04 am
Thu August 22, 2002

Candidate Conversation - Myrth York

Providence –



We continue our series of conversations with gubernatorial candidates with former state senator Myrth York. She tells Deborah Becker that accessibility and openness in state government are important factors in government reform.

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Candidate Conversation
9:59 am
Wed August 21, 2002

Candidate conversation - Myrth York

wrni – We continue our series of conversations with gubernatorial candidates with former state senator Myrth York. She tells Deborah Becker that accessibility and openness in state government are important factors in government reform.

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11:57 am
Tue August 20, 2002

Candidate Conversation - Sheldon Whitehouse

wrni – Outrage about how Rhode Island is governed is one of the reasons Attorney General Sheldon Whitehouse is running for governor. In the second of our series of conversations with this years gubernatorial candidates Whitehouse tells Deborah Becker that government reform is a key issue for him.

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9:29 am
Mon August 19, 2002

Guburnatorial Candidate Conversation - Antonio Pires

wrni – This week we are featuring conversations with Rhode Island's five candidates for Governor. Representative Antonio Pires has been a member of the general assembly since 1986. He discusses his views on education, gambling, and the integrity of Rhode Island state government. He says he was tremendously influenced by his upbringing in pawtucket.

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Theater
1:53 pm
Wed July 17, 2002

Professional Skepticism

Scene from \"Professional Skepticism\" at Wellfleet Town Pier through July 27, 2002
Photo by Robert Tucker

James Rasheed's comedy about misbehaving accountants deals with pre-Enron corporate corruption.

Wellfleet, MA –

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Books
11:09 am
Wed July 17, 2002

Castaways

Geoffrey O'Brien's new book charts the terrain for "Castaways of the Image Planet."

Boston, MA –

Twenty years ago, the stately "New York Review of Books" didn't deign to cover much pop culture, aside from analytic examinations of boxing (via Joyce Carol Oates) or the peculiar ruminations of John Updike on his crushes for such movie stars as Doris Day. The exceptions prove the rule: Joan Didion got a free pass on pop subjects, but that was because she turned in rigorous pieces on cultural politics.

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Arts & Culture
4:24 pm
Fri June 28, 2002

Minority Report

Steven Spielberg's latest creation is an Oedipus story retold as a futuristic thriller.

Providence, RI – Listen to Here and Now's review.

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Theater
11:57 am
Fri June 28, 2002

George Gershwin Alone

Hershey Felder in \"George Gershwin Alone.\"

Hershey Felder's one-man homage chronicles the life and music of one of America's most successful songwriters.

Cambridge, MA –

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RIPR News
11:34 am
Thu June 27, 2002

Cianci Legacy

Providence, RI – The 21-year era of Vincent "Buddy" Cianci junior is ending. Cianci's decsion not to seek re-election is drawing tears and applause. It followed a guilty of racketerring conspiracy verdict against Cianci on Monday.

"It's not fair to the people of the City of Providence for me to give them that choice, because i can't give them any guarantees," Cianci said Wednesday, referring to the possibility that he could be sent to prison in September.

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