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By MICHAEL ALBANESE Amazon is ready to take over the world. In Amazon's annual filing at the beginning of the year, they listed "e;transportation and logistics services"e; companies in their competitors for the first time. This means that Amazon is expected more
For most Rhode Islanders, having food on the table is a given. But for far too many of our neighbors, missing meals is a daily reality - and a problem that an impending federal policy change appears likely to exacerbate in the months ahead. According to more
Carol was apologetic. "e;I hope my laughing didn't wake you up last night."e; It hadn't, but of course I was intrigued. We both have woken ourselves up laughing to funny dreams that melt from memory as quickly as they happen. Was it a dream that had her more
To the Editor: Two events last month confirmed the Second Amendment community's suspicion that the anti-gun crowd will not stop until Americans are disarmed. The headline in the November 4th edition of the state's daily newspaper declares "e;Advocates: more
When I was in high school, I took a bus trip with my Mom and 40 or so women from Rhode Island to Washington, D.C. The trip was sponsored by the RI Democratic Committee.  I recall joining … more
In performing their due diligence on behalf of the citizens of Warwick, we feel it appropriate to give a nod to the Warwick School Department for their ongoing professionalism and tact when it comes to allocating bond money to fix up the city's ailing more
By STEVEN FRIAS When government awards lucrative licenses to only a limited number of businesses, the possibilities for controversy, favoritism, and even corruption are limitless. Currently, there are three medical marijuana dispensaries operating in more
By HERB WEISS Approximately 41million unpaid family caregivers provided an estimated 34 billion hours of care in 2017 - worth a whopping $470 billion - to their parents, spouses, partners, and friends, according to the latest report in AARP's Valuing the more
To the Editor: I am an older American, and I need my members of Congress to address skyrocketing prescription drug prices. There are bipartisan proposals in Congress to fix this, so this is the moment to finally enact legislation into law. Like many more
To the Editor: In a Wall Street Journal article dated Nov. 22, 2019, on the subject of robocall scammers originated by criminals who prey on elderly people to transfer their assets to the perpetrator, a psychologist who is an expert on law enforcement more
Snow. The very word sent tremors though the community on Saturday. First reports were for a mixture of snow and rain that would turn all to rain. Then there was a change in the report and we were really going to get snow, maybe as much as five inches. By more
Those who aren't fans of the over-commercialization of the holiday season likely lament what the post-Thanksgiving weekend has become. Thanksgiving is a holiday for family and gratitude - a time to come together and appreciate what we have while enjoying more
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