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By JESSICA DAVID Reading the news over the last several weeks has reminded me that there is a Roger-resurgence happening in Rhode Island. Roger Williams, that is. There is much to admire about Roger Williams. His vision and determination built the more
By SEN. LOUIS DiPALMA As a member of the Democratic Party, I firmly believe that we must not become the Party of No. I absolutely want our party to be successful and grow, but what I don't want, nor do our constituents want and what they don't deserve is more
Fearing the conceivable overturning of Roe v. Wade under the Trump presidency, the abortion industry and its legislative allies have proposed a preemptive remedy in Rhode Island entitled the Reproductive Health Care Act of 2017 (S more
By JAMES M. HOBSON Putting aside the political aspects, Gov. Raimondo's proposal of free tuition would be a slap in the face to all Rhode Islanders who have recently graduated college. Having just graduated from RIC myself (on time with a dual major and more
By KEN BLOCK The former chairman and vice chairman of the House Finance Committee have both recently been arraigned on multiple felony charges. The House Finance Committee has primary responsibility for Rhode Island's $9 billion budget. The above facts more
By TOM HASTINGS Donald J. Trump has been inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States. If you are a xenophobic isolationist nationalist, this is such great news. If you want climate chaos to worsen - more rising seas, more massive forest fires, more
By LONNIE BARHAM I'll admit it. I'm a football junkie. Whether it's watching NFL games, following NCAA college football or just rooting for high school gridiron heroes, I'm captivated. In all cases I want to see competitive football, not one-sided, more
By TESSA ROY “This is going to sound like a strange request, but I’m not sure what to do at this point,” I said over the phone to a Providence Police officer last Tuesday night. As we … more
By STEPHEN TRANGHESE Besides the dog, no creature has warmed the hearts of the American family more than cats. I know it, you know it, people love cats, and it's easy to see why. The cuddling, the purring and their Meow-nificent mannerisms, such as their more
By LONNIE BARHAM The Providence Journal reminded us recently that our little state agreed in 2013 to commit our future presidential electoral college votes to the winner of the national popular vote, even if that presidential candidate has lost Rhode more
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