PBN on WJAR-TV, April 23, 2018

ECONOMIC BOOST: Crowds gather for the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Newport in May 2015. According to an economic-impact report by Newport-based Performance Research, the race generated $47.7 million in total economic impact, including $32.2 million in spectator and organizational spending.  / COURTESY VOLVO OCEAN RACE/
MARC BOW
ECONOMIC BOOST: Crowds gather for the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Newport in May 2015. According to an economic-impact report by Newport-based Performance Research, the race generated $47.7 million in total economic impact, including $32.2 million in spectator and organizational spending. Newport and the state are readying themselves for the return of the race in May. / COURTESY VOLVO OCEAN RACE/
MARC BOW
Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s Coffee Break to discuss the newspaper’s most recent cover story and other issues. This week Murphy and WJAR Weekend Sunrise Anchor Mario Hilario discuss PBN staff writer Emily Gowdey-Backus’ story about how Newport is preparing for the coming of the Volvo Ocean Race…

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