John Robitaille - Executive in Residence of the Larry Friedman International Center for Entrepreneurship at Johnson and Wales University First New England Site for The Kauffman Foundation's "One Million Cups" program for entrepreneurs. JWU is the first Kauffman 1MC site in New England, joining 72 other sites throughout the United States. 1MC is a way to engage entrepreneurs in communities around the world. Each week, the 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present...
Joe Paolino - business owner/former Providence Mayor "Stop Providence's risky, foolish, trolley project" Joe writes: "Tomorrow at 6 p.m., the Providence City Council's Finance Committee will be holding a hearing to authorize a special tax incremental financing, commonly known as a TIF, in order to borrow $57 million to finance a trolley. Taxes will go up for an unnecessary and risky project."
Steve Kastenbaum -WPRO's national correspondent Investigators still on the scene after train wreck leaves 7 dead-- The train left Washington on Tuesday with 238 passengers and five crew members aboard, heading for New York. But it never made it, derailing around 9:30 that night in the Port Richmond neighborhood of Philadelphia. CNN reporting the train may have been going 100 mph and took a turn at 50 mph.
John Reis -Big time Patriots fan! And former commander of the Providence, Rhode Island Police Department's Youth Services Bureau. (has a Patriots license plate, too) His reaction to the Pats' punishment surrounding Deflate-gate--meantime Ted Wells lashes out at Brady, Patriots for criticizing his Deflategate report
Dan McGowan -WPRI.com reporter and blogger ***Target 12: Most lawmakers refuse to release campaign bank statements Also, Dan's story on "Elorza 'cautiously optimistic' Providence will finish year with surplus"
Ken Bell -ABC 6 sports director NFL delivers big hit on Brady, Patriots over Deflategate: 4 games suspension for QB Tom Brady, one million dollar fine to the team - and some analysts say in this Patriots penalty, the loss of a first-round pick seems like cruelest blow.. what happens next ? appeal?
Mayor of Cranston and Republican Candidate for Governor Allan Fung calls the Matt Allen Show to respond to Governor Chafee's assertion over the repayment of the 38 Studios debt and what he is now calling on the Governor to do.