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June 24, 2018

Posts by: Frank Prosnitz

Rogue Island Comedy Festival features TJ Miller, sometimes known as the “Mucinex Man”

So how is it that someone can go from earning a degree in psychology, to becoming the most famous ball of mucus on the planet? Well, that’s been comic TJ Miller’s journey, and it’s one that’s taking him to Newport’s Jane Pickens Theater on Sunday (October 8) as the headliner of this year’s Rogue Island Comedy Festival, a

Gladstone Elementary fifth graders receive instruments from Festivals Foundation

Sevastien Emmanuel carefully lifts the violin out of its case, holds it to his ear, plucking the strings. Around him, other fifth graders at Cranston’s Gladstone Elementary School cradle trumpets, clarinets, flutes, and one cello. The look on their faces tells it all. In the background, clarinetist Ben Marcoux, Newport Jazz Assembly Band Leader, plays

Podcast: Discussion with Chris Maxwell, President of Rhode Island Trucking Association

Chris Maxwell, President of the Rhode Island Trucking Association, join me today on <span style=”text-decoration: underline;”><a href=”http://www.wadk.com”>AM 1540 WADK</a></span> to update us about the opposition to the truck only tolls that state officials believe will go into effect later this year. He continues to anticipate the national trucking association will eventually file suit that will

Podcast: A conversation with Javier Juarez – DACA program

Javier A. Juarez, like many college students, is a dreamer – but in a different sense. He is among those nearly 800,000 people protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, enacted by President Obama and now threatened by President Trump. If Congress doesn’t act within the next several months Javier and the

Podcast: Bricks and Murals Festival is coming to Westerly, Pawcatuck

They gather once a year and converge on local communities, ready to spin their magic. These are the Wallodogs – talented mural and sign painters, and they have been helping to invigorate towns throughout the world for 23 years. From September 13th through September 17th they’ll converge on Westerly and Pawcatuck, the first time in

Green Party Senate District 13 candidate misses campaign finance filing deadline

Gregory Larson, the Newport resident who had filed to run as the Green Party candidate for the state Senate seat that was vacated by M. Teresa Paiva Weed this spring, has failed to file his final campaign finance report, required seven days before the August 22 election. Larson also has not returned phone calls or

PODCAST: Lt. Governor Dan McKee on National Grid’s Proposed Rate Hike

With National Grid’s proposed rate increase of 53% on the energy portion of your electric bill, Lt. Governor Dan McKee is urging Rhode Islanders to seek alternatives. McKee joined us to talk about the rate hike, and how Rhode Islanders can avoid paying the legislature’s upcoming special session on September 19th, including the controversy surrounding

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