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
Richard Price is an educator, a survivor, and among the hidden treasures of Rhode Island’s rich musical scene. A former lead trumpet player with the legendary Lionel Hampton, played with the Count Basie Orchestra, and is often called upon at major events to play his very special version of the National Anthem. He’s also a
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
For Joey G, a popular DJ for more than 30 years, the journey these last several years has been challenging. He was diagnosed with Protein S Deficiency 21 years ago, and later with type 2 Diabetes, Joey has also lost both legs and suffered a stroke. He’s never given up, determined to overcome his challenges.
How is it that someone can go from earning a degree in psychology, with a concentration in situation theory and social influence to being the voice of a talking ball of mucus in commercials for Mucinex? T.J. Miller, recognized among the top comics today and winner of a Critics’ Choice Award for his role in
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
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