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Rhode Island has struggled to emerge from the Great Recession. Yet, through sustained efforts to improve our business climate, invest in education and raise the quality of life for our residents, we are putting Rhode more
To the Editor: I'm Rhue Reis and I am running for U.S. Congress for Rhode Island's 2nd District. I'm the son of Portuguese immigrants. My wife and I have been married for 32 years, we have two daughters and one grandchild. I was a small business owner, more
By ROB COTE Year after year at the formal city budget hearings there seems to be a number of common themes, all of which, unfortunately, show no change year after year. In my opinion those themes … more
To the Editor: Why do temperatures continue to rise every year? Why are we fearful of and denying immigrants the opportunity for a safer and better life? Why are we fighting war after war, destroying cultures, killing innocents, and creating hatred? Why more
Local attention has turned in recent days to the largest IT program in the state's history - and not for reasons Rhode Island leaders would like. The Unified Health Infrastructure Project, or UHIP, a $364-million system to manage benefits such as those more
Those who hold public office should rightfully be held to a higher standard. All of us are human, and thus flawed. But those who ask for the faith of their fellow citizens, who seek to represent them in the halls of power, are tasked with pursuing and more
To the Editor: This is a difficult moment and there are no easy answers to the wave of shootings we’ve seen this week in Baton Rouge, Minneapolis, and Dallas. We still don’t have all the … more
In the story of the Little Dutch Boy, a young boy returning home from school finds a leak in a dam and, recognizing the danger it posed, stuck his finger in the hole to plug the leak. There he stood resolute overnight until his calls for help were more
It's a time for turkey, or turkey leftovers if you're reading this later in the week. It's also a time to review Black Friday circulars and make lists, or to head to work and stock shelves so the stores are ready for the rush of doorbusters that signal more
Across our nation in recent years, the names of too many cities and towns, too many civic spaces and gatherings, have become synonymous with tragedy. From Columbine to Orlando, these incidents of … more
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