Former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci speaks with reporters moments after announcing he will again run for mayor. Cianci, who made the announcement June 24 on WPRO-AM, was mayor for 21 years - longer than anyone else.
July 15, 2014 The long-serving mayor of Rhode Island's capital city spent more than four years in prison on felony corruption charges and was forced to resign — twice. And now he's running again for mayor.
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Pete Townshend of The Who. Fans in Providence have waited 33 years to see him.
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August 1, 2012 After a stampede at a 1979 show in Ohio, the mayor of Providence said the band couldn't play in his city. But The Who will be there next February, and 10 fans who still had their old tickets won't be disappointed again.
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