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Councilwoman Carmen Castillo unveils new Ogando Street sign.
Councilwoman Carmen Castillo unveils new Ogando Street sign.
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Providence City Council names street after Dominican activist

On August 15th, about seventy people gathered on the South Side to celebrate the Providence City Council’s renaming of Hancock Street to Ogando Street in honor of Francisco Raymond Ogando, a Dominican activist who helped many local immigrants settle in New England, until he died unexpectedly in 2009

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Flea tends to his bees in full beekeeper gear
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The Wrap-Up: This Week in Music + 12 Cuts

The Wrap-Up brings you the 5 largest music news stories of the week as well as information about new album and music video releases. This week: The end of an aging giant, a surprise follow-up to a late star, and new music from up-and-comers...

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The Wrap-Up: This Week in Music + 12 Cuts

The Wrap-Up brings you the 5 largest music news stories of the week as well as information about new album and music video releases. This week: cool artist collaborations, festival shenanigans, and updates on a BRU Presents artist...

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The Wrap-Up: This Week in Music + 12 Cuts

The Wrap-Up brings you the 5 largest music news stories of the week as well as information about new album and music video releases.

 
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The Wrap-Up: This Week in Music + 12 Cuts

The Wrap-Up brings you the 5 largest music news stories of the week as well as information about new album and music video releases.

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Anea Garcia wins Miss Rhode Island title. Credit: Miss USA
Anea Garcia wins Miss Rhode Island title. Credit: Miss USA
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Rhode Islander finishes third at Miss USA pageant

Many of the contestants in the Miss USA pageant have been modeling, performing, and jet-setting around the world since they were kids. Anea Garcia, a 20-year-old Rhode Islander, doesn’t share this background

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The Wrap-Up: This Week in Music + 12 Cuts

The Wrap-Up brings you the 5 largest music news stories of the week as well as information about new album and music video releases.

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Credit: Rhode Island Cape Verdean Heritage Subcommittee
Credit: Rhode Island Cape Verdean Heritage Subcommittee
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Cape Verdean Independence Day Festival kicks off in Providence

To hear the radio story, click here. This story was reported and produced by Molly Hawes.

On July 5th, one day after people had huddled together to see the waterfront fireworks display, the crowds were back at India Point Park in Providence — but this time, a different nation’s flag was flying...

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Juneteenth: Rhode Islanders honor black cisgender and transgender women

This story was reported and produced by Kenneth Lusk and Tomas Navia. Photography by Kenneth Lusk.
On Friday, June 19th over one hundred people gathered at India Point Park to commemorate the lives of cisgender and transgender black women who have been killed by police...

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The Wrap-Up: This Week in Music + 12 Cuts

The Wrap-Up brings you the 5 largest music news stories of the week as well as information about new album and music video releases.

 
HEADLINES OF THE WEEK
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