Will The New England Patriots Run All The Way To Providence?

Boston is in an uproar as the team threatens to bolt

Few cities have had an image as badly tarnished as that of Providence. In the 1980s, with one of America's most derelict downtowns, "this was a city on its way to ultimate doom," recalls Mayor Vincent A. "Buddy" Cianci Jr. In 1984, the mayor contributed to the image problem when he was ousted after assaulting a man for seeing his former wife.

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