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One can easily forget just how dramatically the place of smoking in our society has changed in a relatively short timeframe. Popular culture provides some reminders of how ubiquitous the habit … more
By CAPT. HOWARD McVAY JR. Rhode Island ’s deep-water ports are a uniquely valuable economic resource, but are underdeveloped and underutilized. Despite the information gathered from nearly … more
The former governor of Rhode Island, Lincoln Davenport Chafee, announced this past week he had formed an exploratory committee in order to seek the Democratic nomination for president of the United … more
Last week, in a Providence courtroom, an agreement was formally announced that would settle the majority of legal challenges to the state’s landmark 2011 pension reform law and other pension system … more
If you’d like to send your child to a different school next year, now’s the time to start the process of researching your options. As Rhode Island prepares to commemorate National School … more
Rhode Island’s roadways – particularly its bridges – desperately need repair. That is beyond dispute. How to go about addressing what has become a dire situation, however, remains very much … more
Gov. Gina Raimondo was tested early in her tenure, as a major blizzard descended on the Ocean State in January. Staying visible and acting decisively, she generally received high marks for her … more
We are always pleased when our elected officials and the people they appoint to execute policy visit places that really do need an immediate and meaningful policy to address the issues they … more
Radon, a naturally-occurring invisible gas, is the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking. Twenty-one thousand Americans die from radon-induced lung cancer each year. You can’t see, … more
In the expanse of my lifetime, mankind has progressed from the harbinger of an ominously beeping Soviet satellite to a Multinational Space Station with astronaut commuters from various countries. We … more
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