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The Providence Journal reports that the Pawtucket Red Sox are developing a replica of the Red Sox's ballpark with identical field dimensions. PawSox Senior Vice President Dan Rea says the new stadium will be identical down to a copy of Fenway Park's Green Monster wall. Comment?
A tax on cars is so widely despised in Rhode Island that a powerful politician's promise to eliminate it has overshadowed all the other budget priorities state leaders are debating this year. In Providence, where the annual motor vehicle excise tax is highest - $60 for every $1,000 of a car's assessed value - repeal can't come soon enough for residents trying to make ends meet. Comment?
The boot has been booted, the wheelbarrow has been wheeled out, and the thimble got the thumbs down in the latest version of the board game Monopoly. In their place will be a Tyrannosaurus rex, a penguin and a rubber ducky. Comment?
A candidate trying to unseat the incumbent mayor of Rhode Island's fourth-biggest city isn't a Democrat or Republican. John Arcaro declares himself a member of the "Sick of Scandals" movement, and state election officials are allowing him to include the phrase on the ballot next to his name. Comment?
That's what Jeremy Chiappetta told students at Blackstone Valley Prep in the wake of a texting scandal that has embarrassed the popular charter school and sparked soul-searching about what the word "community" really means. Chiappetta is the mayoral academy's executive director. Comment?
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