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By DANIEL WALL The United States Department of Education (DOE) is worried about Rhode Island’s testing participation rates. In December, Rhode Island and 11 other states were notified that they … more
To the Editor: This letter concerns the appeal of Donald Trump in this election cycle. The Donald speaks truth to power. And that is what makes him so exciting to watch and follow. He has … more
A lot has changed in health care as we all know. With all the discussion of bottom lines and budgets, it might be easy to forget that Kent Hospital has reached a very important milestone and one that … more
By the time Rhode Island voters have their say in the presidential primaries on April 26, it seems likely at least one of the major parties’ nominating contests will have been … more
To the Editor: With the election overture droning in our ears (coinciding with our collective, token observance of Presidents Day) I thought it might be appropriate to revisit the words of one who … more
For the past couple of years, we’ve all heard a lot about what we can do, what we’ve done and what we should be doing to make Rhode Island more … more
I grew up in the first American Dream, where returning soldiers from World War II were greeted by new suburbs, with cute ranch-style homes on quiet cul-de-sacs, surrounded with … more
By ANDREW S. CUTLER Unless you were visiting Mongolia last week, chances are you probably noted a story coming out of Rhode Island, which became a viral sensation overnight. As I followed this … more
Recent to-do lists for the 2016 legislative session omitted one crucial New Year’s resolution: Restore Ethics Commission jurisdiction over the General Assembly. Nearly seven years have passed … more
We all learned in school that our system of government involves three separate branches – the legislative, executive and judicial – each with the ability to keep the others from becoming too … more
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