The Cobblestone Press #46 3/12/18 - This week, Kevin Aherne welcomes Bill Gilbert, Chairman of Rhode Island’s Moderate Party, and candidate for Providence City Council Katherine Kerwin to discuss what needs to be done with the state and the capital city. What do you need to know about the Moderate Party? What does Providence need to do about gun control?
Also in this episode, Aherne and co-host Tyler Salk chat about the URI and PC men’s basketball teams as they prepare for the NCAA tournament, and the latest on Providence’s traffic camera crisis.
Cobblestone Press #45 2/12/18 - This week on Cobblestone Press, host Kevin Aherne was joined by Providence community activist turned mayoral candidate, Kobi Dennis, to discuss his vision for the future of Providence's prosperity.
Is it time for new leadership in Rhode Island's capital city?
Can Kobi build upon some of the success of previous administrations?
Also, Aherne was joined by Scott Rotondo of The Rotunda to discuss the highly-contentious Senate race in District 8.
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Cobblestone Press #44 1/10/2018 – Kevin Aherne returned to the mic on Wednesday, joined by Tyler Salk, to host a Special Edition of Cobblestone Press, WBOB's flagship for news and politics.
In addition to with a revealing interview with Rep. Moira Walsh and a big announcement from Mike Maven of Shelter Arcade Bar, this episode is chock full of leading news stories, discussions on immigration reform, and a break down of the most intriguing candidates from the upcoming 2018 Gubernatorial race.
LISTEN: Kicking Through the Ashes with Comic Legend Ritch Shydner on Cobblestone Press (Season Finale)
This week on the season finale of Cobllestone Press, host Kevin Aherne launches a tirade on Trick-or-Treat, lampooning Americans for their antisocial devolution. Then, Kevin is joined by comic-legend Ritch Shydner to discuss his new book: KICKING THROUGH THE ASHES: My Life As A Stand-Up In the 1980s Comedy Boom. The book hit shelves last week, and the duo chatted about the new book, and discuss Ritch's experiences in the golden age of comedy.
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LISTEN: (Un)Dazed and (Less)Confused - Cobblestone Press Breaks Down Proposed Pot Laws in New England
The Cobblestone Press Episode #41 10/25/16 - This week on Cobblestone Press things get groovy, as host Kevin Aherne chats with Jared Moffat of the Marijuana Policy Project about ballot initiatives in two New England states that would end the prohibition of marijuana in their respective jurisdictions.
How much money could taxed cannabis raise in Massachusetts and Maine?
Will legalized marijuana harm or help the Ocean State?
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Cobblestone Press Episode #38 10/4/2016 - Have you ever been so fed up with the way politics were conducted in your community that you decided to stop complaining and do something about it?
That's exactly what Moira Jayne Walsh did in 2016.
After co-authoring the article, 101 Things I've Done (and Do) at $2.89 an Hour, in 2015 to highlight the wage inequity that service industry workers are subjected to in Rhode Island, Walsh used that momentum to launch her first ever bid for public office. And now, after defeating incumbent Thomas Palangio, Walsh now holds the keys to the seat in Rhode Island's District 3 in the State House. From single mother and waitress, to a member of our legislative body, Walsh has put her money where here mouth is, and will work to address some of the issues she believes are most important to Rhode Island's prosperity.
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Cobblestone Press #369/13/16 - This week on The Cobblestone Press, Kevin Aherne rants and raves about baskets of deplorables and asserts that a Trump presidency is mathematically unlikely. Plus, Aherne speaks with political candidate and pundit, Tony Jones, about our presidential options that exist outside of Trump and Clinton.
Can a third-party win an executive election? Is a third-party vote a wasted vote?
Listen to the full episode below, and find out for yourself!
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