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The first day of spring is just around the corner, and in case you had any doubts a change of seasons is upon us, you may have spotted the robins make their short runs before abruptly stopping and pecking at some unsuspecting grub or, even better, a more
To the Editor: While the media continue to champion the legacy of Barack Obama, President Donald J. Trump is rapidly trying to end or overturn a few of his more significant disasters, such as heath care and illegal immigration. And what exactly was his more
To the Editor: Tobacco use is the nation's most preventable cause of death, yet nearly half a million people in the United States will die from tobacco-related diseases this year. Right here in Rhode Island, it is estimated that 1,800 adults will die due more
To the Editor:“Council Delays Vote on Vets Funds,” published on March 9, 2017, discusses the ongoing and valid concerns raised by both members of the City Council and the public in … more
Since the administration of our 33rd President Harry S. Truman, presidents have tried to address or avoid the question of providing health care for our citizens. The debate on whether a benevolent society should provide a minimum standard of care for more
To the Editor: Many years ago, the Nixon Administration was fond of stating, “Watch what we say, not what we do.” From my perspective, it seems that RI’s Senior Senator is taking the same … more
It's 6:15 a.m. Sunday morning and life is stirring at the Knight Campus of the Community College of Rhode Island. Security are unlocking classroom rooms and turning on lights hardly 12 hours after many of the rooms were last occupied and a janitorial more
Fearing the conceivable overturning of Roe v. Wade under the Trump presidency, the abortion industry and its legislative allies have proposed a preemptive remedy in Rhode Island entitled the Reproductive Health Care Act of 2017 (S more
To the Editor: I write this letter in direct response Richard Corrente's letter from 2/23/17. As a School Committee member, I need to be clear that these are my views and not those of other committee members or the committee as a whole. While I feel that more
To the Editor: Make no mistake about it America, on January 20, with a new president being sworn in, We the People" have a unique and sacred role to bring our nation back to the power and influence it once held on the world stage. On the beginning of" more
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