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Going, Going . . . The ProJo Circles The Drain

So let’s get this straight — Bob Kerr is out, but Patinkin stays? Apparently Mr. Kerr should have spent more time writing about his kids leaving wet towels on the floor. Word spread quickly this week that Providence Journal columnist Bob Kerr had been unceremoniously shown the door after 43 years. Also let go were

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More Layoffs At ProJo In November

With an eye to cutting costs by $1.2 million, Providence Journal managers will proceed with layoffs in November. Ian Donnis at WRNI spoke with Newspaper Guild President John Hill, He says ProJo managers are determining which positions in news and advertising will be eliminated. Once those decisions are announced in November, Hill says, employees will be

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Alert The (Local) Media — Climate Change Debate Is Over

According to Channel 10 News a study from ClimateCentral.org indicates that Rhode Island’s climate is warming at a faster rate than any other state. (Coming in at number two is Massachusetts.) They looked at average daily temperatures for the continental 48 states from 1912 to the present, and also from 1970 to the present and

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