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By GLENN MOLLETTE I hear you already. All old people aren't cranky. I have a friend who is 96 years old and is the delight of all who know her. She is independent. She works in her garden every summer. She drives herself to church and the grocery store. more
By K. JOSEPH SHEKARCHI We live in a time period where negativity, particularly toward government, has sadly become the norm. It is understandable why the public has a negative view of state government due to various missteps and mistakes that have been more
By BRANDON PEARSON I am always trying to think of innovative ways we can improve our education system here in Warwick while maximizing our resources. It seems as though every time we turn around, there is some issue concerning how we need to fix our more
By MATT COLLINS, M.D. -- It's about halfway through summer break, which means that most children across Rhode Island have settled into a summer routine. The days are full of sun, fun and delicious treats, but that doesn't mean that a healthy lifestyle more
By BOB HOUGHTALING Where we get our information from and how it is processed matters. In fact, it matters so much that emotions, view of the world, ability to engage in meaningful dialogue, lead effectively, and think critically are all impacted by the more
Where have all the philosophers gone? Once upon a time those who practiced “the love of wisdom” were considered wise for their willingness to ask life’s big questions. Today, philosophy is … more
By STEVEN KING Quonset Business Park is a leader in meeting the modern logistics needs of the globally minded businesses here. A key component to our success is Seaview Railroad, our intra-park short line railroad that has operated for more than 30 more
By JAMES SHEUSI Now that school is out, how are 13-year-olds spending their summer? Probably on a computer. Microsoft founder Bill Gates was 13 when he wrote his first computer program. In 1975, at age 20, his fascination with computers led him to more
There is nothing more important than integrity and keeping your word. It is unfortunate that Senate President Dominick Ruggerio and his leadership team reneged on a commitment to pass the state budget as negotiated, and did so at more
As President of the Rhode Island State Senate, I have a responsibility to ensure we pass a balanced and sustainable budget for the state of Rhode Island. The budget adopted by the House of Representatives did not protect the more
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