Mayor's girlfriend expecting baby

PROVIDENCE, RI – Providence's unwed mayor is now a father to be. Mayor Angel Taveras is having a child with his live-in girlfriend Farah Escamilla.

His press secretary Melissa Withers says the mayor wanted to be open about the pregnancy.

But the mayor's office refused to answer WRNI's questions beyond confirmation of the pregnancy. His office also refused to comment on the example the mayor is providing to unmarried Rhode Islanders.

Escamilla is due in early January.

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