Saving Rhode Island, Intern Rights, And Amanda Knox

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The iconic Industrial Trust Tower, knows as "The Superman building," stands in downtown Providence, R.I. The Art Deco-style skyscraper, the tallest in the state, lost its last tenant when the bank's lease expired in April. i

The iconic Industrial Trust Tower, knows as "The Superman building," stands in downtown Providence, R.I. The Art Deco-style skyscraper, the tallest in the state, lost its last tenant when the bank's lease expired in April. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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The iconic Industrial Trust Tower, knows as "The Superman building," stands in downtown Providence, R.I. The Art Deco-style skyscraper, the tallest in the state, lost its last tenant when the bank's lease expired in April.

The iconic Industrial Trust Tower, knows as "The Superman building," stands in downtown Providence, R.I. The Art Deco-style skyscraper, the tallest in the state, lost its last tenant when the bank's lease expired in April.

Steven Senne/AP

In this week's podcast of Weekends on All Things Considered: A look at the state of Rhode Island as it fights for economic stability. Also, intern rights, writer Clair Messud, and how a 1965 American novel became a hit in Europe. Plus, Amanda Knox on her new memoir, and a-capella king Deke Sharon.

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