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This week could be magic for URI alumnus Mat Franco

Magician Mat Franco has made it through every stage of Americaís Got Talent with nothing but praise from the judges and standing ovations from the audience.

Franco, a 2010 graduate of the University of Rhode Island, is preparing for another electrifying performance at Radio City Music Hall when he competes on Americaís Got Talent against five other finalists for $1 million and a headline show in Las Vegas.

The last talent competition airs tonight from 9 to 11 p.m. on NBC 10, and the University community will gather for a viewing party at the same time in Rhody Market at Hope Commons, 19 Butterfield Road. The champion will be crowned on Wednesday nightís show starting at 8 on NBC 10.

Linda Lyons, assistant dean ofÖ

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