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To the Editor: For his eloquent letter of August 18, I must applaud the courage of Mr. John St. Lawrence to say the things that need to be said about U.S. wars of the last 50 years.  I … more
To the Editor: Cancer will claim an estimated 2,090 lives in Rhode Island this year alone. Yet, research shows that we could prevent roughly half of those cancer deaths if everyone were to stop using tobacco products, eat well, exercise regularly and get more
This is the story of the tomato caper, a mystery that was only solved after we were awakened at close to midnight Tuesday. Ollie set up such a racket that my first thought was to secure the house and call 911, for surely we had come under attack. He was more
To the Editor: America is a great country. But we do not need people who think that they can do everything alone like Donald Trump. America is a team. We achieve things together and Hillary Clinton knows how to do that. She wants us to be who we are. If more
It's become an increasingly familiar sight at busy intersections of late - people stationed on medians and at corners, holding handmade signs, seeking money from passers-by. A number of communities, including Providence, Cranston, Warwick, and Johnston, more
Finally, the Democratic Party is fully engaged in calling out and opposing the well-organized misinformation campaign about climate change, funded by conservative philanthropies and fossil fuel corporations in the more
Warwick Vets and Pilgrim High haven't looked as good as they do now for decades. Some work has still to be done and there's a rush to see it's completed in time for the schools to open on Aug. 31, but overall two weary buildings are showing new life, more
It is important that we count our blessings from time to time. Sure, life can offer some daunting challenges, but upon reflection, most of us enjoy advantages that many in the world do not have. Come to think of it, there are far more
A Depression-era song crooned by legendary singer Bing Crosby depicted the sense of fruitlessness one feels when one has to beg to survive. Throughout world history, the lowest echelon of any society has resorted to begging as a means of survival. Some more
It's mid -August and the stores are bustling with families scrambling to get their school supplies, outfits, and new shoes before the school year begins in just a few short weeks. Children are excitedly trying on sneakers and shoes, more
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