By Gordon Carrolton
Ocean State Doughnut Bureau Chief
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May 14, 2003
In the tiny state of Rhode Island, the arrival of the state's first Krispy Kreme Doughnuts store in Kranston (formerly Cranston) was a major event. I stopped by just before lunchtime the day after the store opened.