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“Try to leave the Earth a better place than when you arrived.” – Sidney Sheldon, TV ProducerWhat a catastrophe! Harvey pummeled Texas and Louisiana with 27 trillion gallons of … more
Tom Morgan, a reporter who covered Warwick and the West Bay for the Providence Journal in the 1970s, died last week in Providence.  He was often called “a reporter’s reporter,” which meant … more
Millions of Americans will be glued to the television Sunday to watch the 52nd Super Bowl. Millions of Americans will not be watching for various reasons. Some are not interested in football. Some will have something else better to do. more
By ROBERT HOUGHTALING America is unique in its ability to evolve and embrace new ideas. Sometimes change comes slowly, but this happens through patience, turmoil, debate, voting and education. Once women were not allowed to vote. Once blacks were more
Thomas Shaw, Late Bishop of the Diocese of Massachusetts, and a member of the society of St. John the Evangelist, posted a series of videos on YouTube called A Monk in the Midst." He spoke in one of these videos about an encounter he had with a man" more
While I truly hope the Pawtucket Red Sox will continue for years to come, as a state senator who has to vote on a publicly backed stadium, I have a responsibility to protect the public interest. The … more
By MARC W. KOHLER This spring, I started doing research to create a storytelling presentation for school aged children about the Burning of the Gaspee. During that research, I discovered things that would help make Rhode Islanders very proud of our past. more
By BRANDON PEARSON One thing is certain when it comes to the outcome of our school system - one way or another, we will become a national case study, and we are the only ones who can determine how that case study will play out. On Oct. 6, US News and more
By ROBERT DELANEY and CHARLES KELLEY As the price tag of postsecondary education continues to rise and outstanding student debt now amounts to $1.4 trillion, it's critical to ensure Rhode Island parents and students have access to smart college financing more
By DON FOWLER On just about any given day, whether rainy, snowy, cloudy or sunny, Broad Street, Narragansett Boulevard and Narragansett Parkway are filled with walkers from Cranston and Warwick. My frequent walks start from Park and Broad Streets in more
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