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It has surely happened to all of us, so I suppose that's comforting. But at the moment your screen goes blank and your work disappears, that's of little consolation. How did it happen? What combination of keys were mistakenly hit to cause this? And it more
By TIMOTHY KEPHART In many U.S. cities, the writing is on the walls - graffiti vandalism, that is, creating expensive eyesores that are difficult to prevent and damaging to an area's image. A U.S. Justice Department study found that graffiti discourages more
What does it take to run a marathon? You can buy a pair of expensive running shoes, buy all kinds of energy goops and gels and those cool water bottle belts with the tiny bullet-loop type bottles that are more cute than practical. You can get a nice pair more
By SENATOR JAMES C. SHEEHAN In October 2017, The New York Times and The New Yorker reported that dozens of women accused Harvey Weinstein, renowned movie producer, of sexual abuse and misconduct over a period of at least 30 years. This scandal sparked more
By U.S. SENATOR SHELDON WHITEHOUSE Every 25 minutes, a baby is born suffering from withdrawal because the mother is grappling with addiction. These children are heartbreaking victims of an opioid crisis that has taken brutal hold of communities across more
By HERB WEISS For the second consecutive year, total payments to care for individuals with Alzheimer's or other dementias will surpass $277 billion, which includes an increase of nearly $20 billion from last year, according to data reported in the more
To the Editor: It is my belief that since there are so few women holding legislative seats there is a large imbalance, and Sen. Calkin has the power to help that change. I think that her amazing ability to actually listen to her constituents will make more
To the Editor:Neatly tucked away on page 11 of the April 4 Providence Journal, the headline proclaims “R.I., others sue U.S over census question.” The reasoning, according to A.G. … more
To the Editor: In the fall of 2017, my husband Kevan and I invited Ward 7 Councilman Steve McAllister to a backyard gathering of residents of the Birches, a circle consisting of two streets, Normandy and Brunswick Drives. As a result of the latest more
To the Editor: A hearing on the proposal of a storage facility being built on Post Road next to Lemongrass Restaurant will be heard at City Hall on April 10 at 7 pm. This after a snowstorm postponed the original appeal scheduled on March 13. A new more
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