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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
To the Editor: Man, oh man! In the greatest Super Bowl comeback of all time, Captain America faced his one-time sidekick, the Falcon, in Houston and brought the crowds to their feet, for an entire quarter of the game. From early on in the game it looked more
A Depression-era song crooned by legendary singer Bing Crosby depicted the sense of fruitlessness one feels when one has to beg to survive. Throughout world history, the lowest echelon of any society has resorted to begging as a means of survival. Some more
To the Editor: Customers of the “Pay for Play” gang are hereby notified that their passes expired on November 8, 2016 when the amusement playground closed. Any disappointment may be assuaged … more
One could have expected that the most unorthodox candidate in United States history to be elected to the presidency would probably choose the most inordinate cabinet. That expectation is being … more
To the Editor: It is with tears in my eyes that I notify you that Rhode Island has just lost the man whom we believe to be the oldest World War II Veteran in our state. Arthur Jeremiah Latham Jr., a 106-year-old gentleman who achieved the rank of Chief more
Last week, concerns about weapons and violence shared via social media ignited concerns in two Rhode Island school communities. A parent at Burrillville High School contacted school administrators early Wednesday to report a post suggesting a student more
The following is an open letter to URI President David Dooley and the exchange that followed: Dear President Dooley: It is absolutely outrageous that you have announced that you will not enforce President Trump's immigration order! This is absolutely more
To the Editor:President Obama called Donald Trump’s victory “the usual zig and zag of politics,” as if nothing unusual is taking place. He is either whistling past the … more
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