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Nearly a week ago, the world looked on in horror as terrorists tore apart a Paris night with bullets and bombs. The carnage claimed at least 129 lives, and hundreds more were wounded. The violence … more
The 2020 Census may seem distant. But it could have major implications for the Ocean State. A recent analysis undertaken through the Carolina Population Center (CPC) at the University of North … more
Scores of local residents had a unique opportunity last week to hear from one of the world’s most celebrated medical researchers – and one of Ocean State’s most accomplished native sons. Dr. … more
Prepare yourselves for ghosts and ghouls, vampires and witches, and definitely some Elsas and Annas, because this weekend is Halloween. Twisted smiles will be carved on jack-o-lanterns, and children … more
A gift given with reservation is subject to suspicion. That’s how we reacted to National Grid’s request to reduce the rate for the standard offer from .104 cents to .089 cents per kilowatt-hour … more
We all have a vital interest in keeping our communities – and especially our children – safe. When the General Assembly earlier this year passed a law expanding to 1,000 feet the zone around … more
The Ocean State’s roads – and the agency tasked with overseeing them – are frequently a source of consternation for Rhode Islanders. The emergency closure of the Park Avenue railroad bridge … more
Rhode Islanders should be outraged over the 38 Studios fiasco, particularly in the wake of new information revealed through the unsealing of thousands of pages of court records last week. The … more
Earlier this month, we reported on Warwick’s previously unknown outreach to the ownership of the Pawtucket Red Sox regarding the possibility of building a new stadium for the team in the state’s … more
Rhode Island this year has become one of several states to mandate that middle, junior high and high schools stock naloxone, also known by its brand name, Narcan. The drug, which is administered … more
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