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On Jan. 28, 2014, President Barack Obama gave his 2014 State of the Union (SOTU), a whopping 6,778-word speech, calling on both Chambers of Congress to either work with him to move the country … more
Recently, Commissioner of Education Deborah Gist gave her State of Education address to the Rhode Island joint legislature. She presented a picture of increased federal funding and technology … more
CHAFEE TO DO A TURN-ABOUT: It’s hard to believe, but Governor Chafee is going to start focusing on “the issues that Rhode Islanders care about.” That’s right. That’s what he said during … more
Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of ghost sea stories collected and written by Assistant Warwick Harbor Master Steve Brown while he was in the Coast Guard stationed at Pt. Judith. … more
IS OUR SALES TAX TOO NARROW? The Providence Journal’s PolitiFact column published some astonishing figures. In 2011, the most recent year with total statistics available, Rhode Islanders’ total … more
The regulated means afforded to all of us for a safe environment in entering any building in the U.S. is the standardized Model Building and Fire Codes. The major codes used are the IBC International … more
There’s a big difference between a Chihuahua and a husky. For the former, 30 degrees Fahrenheit would be excruciating. For the latter, it would seem like a warm spring day. That’s why the … more
I feel and share the anguish and outrage of the community over the injustice of George Zimmerman being found not guilty of the killing of Trayvon Martin. This fiasco was racial profiling at its … more
As students across the state are in the process of taking their NECAP (New England Common Assessment Program) tests as part of our system of statewide assessment, the conversation continues about the … more
“Following the rules is not easy.” — Today’s Parent It doesn’t matter that the New England Patriots deflated their footballs during Sunday’s game against the … more
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