FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2011 file photo, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras, center, listens to Occupy Providence protesters as they rally in a city park in downtown Providence, R.I. Taveras inherited ... more 
FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2011 file photo, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras, center, listens to Occupy Providence protesters as they rally in a city park in downtown Providence, R.I. Taveras inherited bleak finances when he became mayor more than two years ago. But he walked the capital back from the brink of bankruptcy using measures that include spending cuts, higher taxes, school closures, and pension and benefits changes with the city’s unions. (AP Photo/Stew Milne, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Stew Milne, File
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