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By ROBERT DELANEY and CHARLES KELLEY As the price tag of postsecondary education continues to rise and outstanding student debt now amounts to $1.4 trillion, it's critical to ensure Rhode Island parents and students have access to smart college financing more
My brother-in-law stood back, looking at the nearly completed house. It was a shared dream that took root last year as a tree house. Emails bounced between the kids and the grandkids. Initially it was not much more than a platform in one of the many more
We want to make one thing very clear about the ongoing teacher contract impasse, which has now persisted over one month into the third consecutive school year since the last contract expired in August of 2015. We're all getting pretty sick of this, and more
Currently in Congress, the Republicans are working on a tax reform plan. Like juggling glass vials of nitroglycerin, in this volatile realm of the national economy, a misplaced hand can cause the nation's finances to blow up. Since the beginning of the more
To the Editor: As there is no longer any respect or moral compass left in this deteriorating nation and as most of its inhabitants are unenlightened halfwits, why are we so concerned regarding these overpaid and undereducated imbeciles of the NFL? If any more
By REV. HARRY RIX For several days I have been tuning out media coverage of flood victims of Harvey, Irma and Maria. I am sick of hearing about floods. But I watched the DemocracyNow! news broadcast, available online, and could not remove my eyes from more
Whether or not you agree with NFL players and team owners who choose to kneel in solidarity or be entirely absent during the National Anthem played prior to games is entirely beside the point. There's a problem of perspective dissonance that can never be more
To the Editor:Retired teacher Jeffery Miner’s letter, “Teachers made up the Union” (Beacon 9/14/17), facetiously questioned my knowledge that the teachers constitute the union. Let … more
Remember when your daughter was a little girl and she would ride her bike or perform some physical trick and yell, “Look at me, look at me?” There is an undisputable similarity with the … more
To the Editor: The Graham-Cassidy bill is an extreme proposal that would increase costs for older Americans with an age tax, cut coverage, and price gouge people with pre-existing conditions like cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Graham-Cassidy would more
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