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The concept of Halloween has always been an intriguing one. We encourage kids to dress up in silly outfits and go out into their surrounding neighborhoods and literally take candy from strangers - pretty much the antithesis of what they're told to do more
The weeks leading up to the holidays bring into focus the struggles and needs of so many people in our communities. For the most vulnerable among us, a season meant for reflection and giving thanks far too frequently places added strain on already more
It's an image that became instantly iconic - and it has a direct Rhode Island connection. The picture, taken during a recent White House meeting last week, shows House Speaker Nancy Pelosi standing from her seat at a table, her finger pointed at more
It's common for observers of modern civic discourse to bemoan its coarseness. We maintain that the lack of civility is hardly unique to our times, but must acknowledge that the way we treat one another in the public square today often leaves a great deal more
Are you planning a flight as part of a future trip across the country? Do you have upcoming business to conduct at, or another reason to visit, a federal facility? Soon, you'll likely need an enhanced form of identification to get aboard your plane or more
Recent weeks have been deeply troubling from a public health perspective. Most people are by now at least somewhat familiar with the wave of lung injury cases being reported across the country as part of a still-mysterious outbreak tied to the use of more
At least on the national level, the 2020 campaign has been underway for quite a while. The crowded field of Democratic presidential aspirants has already gathered for two debates, with another … more
The scene has been repeated many times at T.F. Green Airport, with tears flowing and banners waving as dozens of veterans embrace their loved ones. It's why the Rhode Island Association of Fire Chiefs' 24th Honor Flight - codenamed X-Ray" - was a" more
Another year passes and yet the memories remain as fresh as ever - a world that changed in the blink of an eye, altered in a hellish fireball that scarred a pristine morning sky. We thank the members of Warwick's local government and state officials who more
How much should elected leaders on the local level be paid? The question has garnered renewed attention of late in Cranston, where proposals to significantly boost the pay of the mayor and members of the City Council are being considered. We imagine more
The same debate starts every year as the calendar switches from August to September. Those who love summer and cling to every last bit of warmth butt heads with folks who are setting up their autumn wreaths the moment the clock strikes midnight on Sept. more
Few medical maladies are as cruel as Alzheimer's disease. It slowly robs people of memories, personality, basic functionality - of their sense of self. Those who have witnessed the effects of the disease up close can speak to the resulting feelings of more
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