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By U.S. SENATOR SHELDON WHITEHOUSE Every 25 minutes, a baby is born suffering from withdrawal because the mother is grappling with addiction. These children are heartbreaking victims of an opioid crisis that has taken brutal hold of communities across more
By TIMOTHY KEPHART In many U.S. cities, the writing is on the walls - graffiti vandalism, that is, creating expensive eyesores that are difficult to prevent and damaging to an area's image. A U.S. Justice Department study found that graffiti discourages more
What does it take to run a marathon? You can buy a pair of expensive running shoes, buy all kinds of energy goops and gels and those cool water bottle belts with the tiny bullet-loop type bottles that are more cute than practical. You can get a nice pair more
To the Editor: Is it just me, or have Southern New England viewers been treated to a national propaganda effort by Sinclair Broadcast group, owners of Channel 10? In the past few weeks, I have seen honorable, highly credible and respected news anchors more
Michael Ian Black, whose bio line says he’s “a comedian, actor and author,” recently published an essay in the New York Times that attempted to shift some of the blame for school shootings away … more
By DAVID BOUCHARD I walk my neighborhood each and every day. Rain, snow, sleet, cold, heat, it doesn't matter, I walk. So, I appreciate a good fitting pair of shoes. I see my neighbors almost every day as I walk. They honk, wave, smile, and say hello. more
There's something about stepping into a building with a long and storied history that just feels different - something that feels special. It may be the coldness of the surrounding stone walls and flooring, and it could just be a mental symptom of more
To the Editor: Let's build new schools in Warwick! Heresy, you say? You contend that Warwick taxpayers can't afford or won't approve building new schools instead of repairing existing schools? Maybe you're wrong. Let's look at the real costs involved in more
To the Editor: In the fall of 2017, my husband Kevan and I invited Ward 7 Councilman Steve McAllister to a backyard gathering of residents of the Birches, a circle consisting of two streets, Normandy and Brunswick Drives. As a result of the latest more
To the Editor: It is my belief that since there are so few women holding legislative seats there is a large imbalance, and Sen. Calkin has the power to help that change. I think that her amazing ability to actually listen to her constituents will make more
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