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To the Editor, Many states are in the early phase of their reopening process. Much will be learned and adjustments will occur as they progress through this difficult task. The chief concern is that the elderly and others may not return immediately as more
To the Editor, Mr. Jim Morgan's letter of 5/28/20 supports immediate reopening of our economy and attributes the shutdown to fear-mongering by "e;those in power"e; and by the "e;mainstream media"e; in response to "e;hysteria of this latest virus du jour."e; Mr. more
By the first week in June, things are usually humming. If not for COVID-19, it would be mid-celebration for Gaspee Days - the Memorial Day Arts and Crafts Festival having been held, and the concert and fireworks with the 5K and the parade the following more
To the Editor, Most of us are disgusted at the sight of a police officer strangling an unarmed black citizen while three other officers look on. Those officers are a disgrace to the uniform they wear. I believe the vast majority of law enforcement men more
When flashy LA litigator Johnnie Cochran came to Providence after the friendly-fire fatal shooting of Officer Cornel Young back in 2000, Buddy Cianci accused Cochran of trying to sow division. Cliff Monteiro, then the president of the Providence NAACP, more
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By BILL FYNN The alarming facts that 93 percent of Covid-19 fatalities in Rhode Island have been among persons age 60, and over with 80 percent of them were residents of nursing homes or assisted living facilities, are loud calls for action. We believe more
Reportedly frustrated over media coverage of his being spirited into a bunker at the White House on Friday night as protests broke out in the nation's capital, Donald Trump on Monday decided he needed to put on a show. Trump arranged for heavily armed more
To the Editor, The Democratic Party's obsession with impeachment may not have caused the coronavirus crisis, but it didn't do anything to prevent it, either. Consider the parallel timelines: During the months when the virus was emerging in Wuhan, China, more
They looked like a trio of good friends - the three amigos. Standing in the middle, Carol was looking up at the brightening morning sky. To her left was Ollie, sniffing the ground and occasionally carefully selecting a blade of grass to chew. And on her more
To the Editor, As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to threaten the health of millions of Americans, individuals in nursing homes and assisted living communities are especially vulnerable and face additional challenges. According to the Alzheimer's more
To the Editor, Throughout the history of civilization, fear has always been a tool used by those in power to control and subjugate. It can be very effective if one chooses not to think for himself. Mercifully, there are those who are not taken in by the more
To the Editor, Our health care system doesn't run on its own. It runs on the bravery and dedication of workers in every field of the health care industry: from doctors, nurses, emergency medical responders to pharmacists, manufacturers, and distributors. more
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