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Terrence Petty named correspondent in Providence

August 14, 1997

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) _ Terrence Petty, a native New Englander who has been an AP correspondent in Germany for 10 years, is returning to the United States to become correspondent in charge of the Providence bureau.

The appointment was announced Thursday by Boston Chief of Bureau Michael Short.

Petty, a native of Rutland, Vt., and a graduate of the University of Vermont, worked for three New York newspapers _ the Plattsburgh Press-Republican, the Syracuse Post-Standard and Herald-Journal, and the Albany Times Union _ before joining the AP at Albany in 1982.

He transferred to the AP’s International Desk in New York in 1985 and to Bonn in 1987.

Petty, 45, succeeds Frank Baker, now news editor in Nashville.

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