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Inside Story: Sister Helen Prejean discusses the death penalty

9/13/2018
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Sister Helen Prejean, author of "Dead Man Walking," which became the Oscar-winning movie, discusses the death penalty on Story in the Public Square.

Duration:00:26:40

Memorial for Donald J. Farish at Roger Williams University

9/12/2018
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Emily Rizzo '19 performs the song "For Good" during a ceremony at Roger Williams University to commemorate its late president, Donald J. Farish, who died unexpectedly in July.

Duration:00:01:05

Student's fatal shooting motivated Providence voter Sam Smiley to 'really make her vote count'

9/12/2018
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The fatal shooting of Central High School student William Parsons last week motivated Providence voter Sam Smiley, 51, who is new to town, to dig in and research the many candidates before her today. Smiley voted at Saint Martin De Porres polling station in Providence, but did not wish to share who she voted for. Parsons' death made her take a closer look at her neighborhood and how she can create change, she said. Smiley said she really wanted to make her vote count. - with reports from...

Duration:00:01:28

Polling place warden praises Steel Yard as voting venue

9/12/2018
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Priscilla Jackson is warden of the polling place today at the Steel Yard on Sims Avenue in Providence. She said 35 people had voted by the time Journal reporter Madeleine List spoke with her today. There are 300 people total registered in the precinct.

Duration:00:07:30

Larry Lucchino: We felt we owed the mayor and the city...

9/7/2018
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Larry Lucchino: How Rhode Island lost the PawSox How Rhode Island lost the PawSox: A 4-Part Series Larry Lucchino, Chairman of the Pawtucket Red Sox, speaks to Providence Journal columnist Mark Patinkin

Duration:00:00:36

R.I. Sen. William Conley: How Rhode Island lost the PawSox

9/7/2018
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R.I. Sen. William Conley: How Rhode Island lost the PawSox How Rhode Island lost the PawSox: A 4-Part Series R.I. Sen. William Conley speaks to Providence Journal columnist Mark Patinkin

Duration:00:01:26

Larry Lucchino: For every sad eight year old in rhode

9/7/2018
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Larry Lucchino: How Rhode Island lost the PawSox How Rhode Island lost the PawSox: A 4-Part Series Larry Lucchino, Chairman of the Pawtucket Red Sox, speaks to Providence Journal columnist Mark Patinkin

Duration:00:00:12

Investigative journalist Tom Moony sits down with Gina Raimondo

9/7/2018
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Our investigative journalist Tom Moony sits down with Governor Gina Raimond to better understand her strengths, weaknesses, biggest blunders, and greatest successes on the eve of the Democratic primary in Rhode Island.

Duration:00:02:17

Providence's Gary Glassman discusses his next documentary on PBS

9/7/2018
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Providence Pictures' Gary Glassman discusses his next documentary, "Native America," a four-part series about the Americas' first inhabitants, coming this fall to PBS.

Duration:00:26:29

Spencer Dickinson, Democratic candidate for governor

9/6/2018
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Spencer Dickinson, the former Democratic state representative for District 15, now wants his party's nod for the Rhode Island governor's seat.

Duration:00:53:31

Sister Helen Prejean

9/4/2018
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Sister Helen Prejean, the author of "Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States," delivers the convocation address to the incoming students at Salve Regina University on Tuesday, shortly after she was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters by the university. Sister Helen tells how she woke up to her calling, after she became a nun, when she reluctantly attended a conference. "We were going to be captive for three days with this social justice...

Duration:00:18:21

Republican candidate for governor Patricia Morgan speaks about her background as a state representative and some of her policy priorities during an interview at her Warwick campaign headquarters.

9/4/2018
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Republican candidate for governor Patricia Morgan speaks about her background as a state representative and some of her policy priorities during an interview at her Warwick campaign headquarters.

Duration:00:04:13

Cranston Mayor Allan Fung, Republican candidate for governor

9/4/2018
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Republican Cranston Mayor Allan Fung speaks to Journal Political Writer, Katherine Gregg a Newport Creamery recently. Fung is seeking the GOP nomination to run for R.I. governor.

Duration:00:09:04

Giovanni Feroce, Republican candidate for governor

8/31/2018
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Giovanni Feroce proposes a Silicon Valley approach to governing: 'Move fast and break things.' He speaks with Patrick Anderson, Journal Staff Writer

Duration:00:13:47

Former police detective Tori-Lynne Heaton talks about investigating Vongogolinski case

8/29/2018
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After a career working on domestic-violence crimes, former Cranston police officer Tori-Lynn Heaton said the Louis Vongogolinski case remains etched in her mind. Her own experience as a domestic-violence victim convinced her of the need for more aggressive prosecution of elder-abuse offenses.

Duration:00:08:52

Who will be Providence's next Mayor

8/27/2018
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Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza is running for reelection against Democratic challengers Kobi Dennis, the director of Princes 2 Kings, a mentorship program for youth of color, and Robert DeRobbio, a former educator and superintendent who now runs a nonprofit called Recycling for Rhode Island Education. The statewide primary is Sept. 12.

Duration:00:04:20

Inside Story: Emmy winning NBC Sports anchor Trenni Kusnierek

8/24/2018
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Trenni Kusnierek, Emmy-winning NBC Sports Boston anchor/reporter, discusses taking a knee, racism, the status of girls & women, mental health... and whether Tom Brady can get The Pats back to the Super Bowl.

Duration:00:27:16

Projo reporter asks DOT: What caused this traffic backup?

8/21/2018
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In the wake of Monday’s snarled commute, a top state transportation official has promised to find some way to ease the flow of traffic on Route 195 west. “If we can make any kinds of tweaks to improve traffic, we’ll make those adjustments,” David Fish, administrative project manager for the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, said on Monday. Lanes have shifted on the highway to accommodate reconstruction work on the northern span of the bridge, which carries westbound traffic from...

Duration:00:03:00

Rhody at the bat: A poem about the future and the past of the PawSox by Gerry Goldstein

8/20/2018
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Rhody at the bat By Gerry Goldstein The outlook wasn’t brilliant for Pawtucket’s nine that day; The owners said in Worcester that the team would move away! From Slater Mill to Weekapaug the faithful fans were miffed; ’Twas as if, with bases loaded, all our leadership had whiffed. The first pitch came from ownership, and it was high and tight, An ugly curve that missed the mark so bad no one would bite. Then came several change-ups, and as time began to fly Worcester tossed a...

Duration:00:04:50

Will they or won't they? Mayor Grebien talks about the future of the Pawsox deal

8/10/2018
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Pawtucket Mayor Don Grebien speaks about the fight to keep the Pawsox in Pawtucket - and the meeting he had in the city last Monday with Pawsox team officials to pitch a new Pawtucket-based stadium finance plan. Don Grebien left Pawtucket City Hall last Monday at 1:45 p.m. for perhaps the most important meeting of his 20-plus years in city politics. This was likely the last chance to keep the Pawtucket Red Sox in Rhode Island.

Duration:00:06:52