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Gov. Gina Raimondo on Tuesday shut down all state parks and Massachusetts extended its closure of non-essential businesses until May 4. We're undoubtedly in the midst of the coronavirus frenzy that has defined 2020 and grinded our nation to a halt - more
As schools in Rhode Island will remain closed until at least April 3 due to the state's efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, this week saw the beginning of the first widespread distance learning plans in state history - as students, parents and more
In the midst of what is rapidly becoming one of the most notorious periods in modern world history, the ongoing pandemic caused by COVID-19 continues to challenge every aspect of our society. Cases of the virus in Rhode Island increased by 50 percent more
We are all, together, in the midst of a rapidly evolving and deeply concerning situation. Day-to-day life is being disrupted in unprecedented ways. Every person, every institution, every business and every organization across our state is struggling with more
It was dubbed the "e;Stop Guilt by Accusation Act"e; - a piece of legislation submitted at the General Assembly by a group of four state senators. The response was swift, particularly on Twitter, from local members of the media. "e;I have no words,"e; Linda more
Life never lets you know before it's about to deal you a bad hand. Bad news and unfortunate luck always seems to strike at a time when you're least equipped to handle it - whether during a tumultuous time at work or in the midst of other stressors that more
For weeks now, Rhode Islanders - like people across the globe - have warily monitored the spread of the novel coronavirus, known officially as COVID-19. It has been at times difficult to gauge the true seriousness or potential impact of the virus, which more
In a world rife with political polarization and every negative thing imaginable being splattered across our newspapers, laptop and television screens, it can be easy to forget that the world is actually a pretty friendly place if you're just willing to more
None of the state's five general offices will be on the ballot in November, but Rhode Islanders will still have a number of important local races to watch. In Warwick, Mayor Joseph Solomon will seek a second full term in office after succeeding Scott more
Suicide is a topic that, for various reasons, very few people feel like approaching or discussing. Perhaps that hesitation comes from the harsh reminder of reality that acts of suicide force us all to recognize - that life is fragile and can be here one more
We've written in this space previously regarding what's at stake for Rhode Island in this year's Census. Ensuring a full accounting of our state's population will be vital in determining whether, as projected, we lose a seat in the U.S. House of more
It often takes a crisis for us to see what we're really made of. Whether it's a financial crisis that makes us put our heads together and scrape out a budget that will prolong operations for another year, or a crisis of leadership that causes somebody to more
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