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To the Editor: I was pleased to participate in the ribbon cutting for Rhode Island Housing's new Help Center located in Warwick on Monday, July 25. As a member of the board of commissioners of Rhode Island Housing, I am proud of the work this agency does 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
At the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, the GOP faithful formally nominated a man who is perhaps the most inordinate candidate in Republican Party history. Donald J. Trump, a real estate developer from New York City, became the party's nominee. In more
The first heat wave of the summer has arrived in Rhode Island, and it's hot outside. But not as hot as the interior of a closed car or truck. In the last week in the United States, four children under the age of four have perished after being forgotten more
To the Editor: It appears that there is a growing epidemic in this country and around the world regarding hatred and violence. Referring to the shooting in Dallas, the massacre in Nice, France, and the recent violence in Baton Rouge, La., or the killing more
“Can’t you go a little faster?” I muttered under my breath. “What did you say, Peppy?” came the voice of my granddaughter from the back seat. Before I had time to repeat myself, her … more
When Navy fighter pilot Matt Bellina was 30, he went to the doctor to have some odd symptoms checked out. The diagnosis was a shock: Lou Gehrig's disease, or ALS. ALS is always fatal, usually killing its victims more
In early May, municipal leaders and public safety personnel from 14 communities across Rhode Island stood with me at the State House to send a strong and unified message to the General Assembly: The time to act on more
While summer's dog days are upon us, the presidential campaign is in full swing - and Rhode Island has been a notable part of the storyline on both sides of the aisle. The Republican National Convention was held last week in Cleveland, Ohio, with Donald more
By SPEAKER NICHOLAS A. MATTIELLO We will hear our fair share of partisan politics this campaign season but I hope we can all come together to support Question 2 on the November ballot. If voters approve this ballot question, the Ethics Commission would more
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