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It is easy to hyperbolize in today's society. We live in a culture dominated by sensationalized headlines, relentless advertisers and increasingly daring television programming and movies all with the same agenda in mind - to grab the attention of a more
How often do you think about where things come from? We don't just mean whether or not you check if your candy comes from a factory that processes tree nuts, or if you know the farm where your vegetables were grown, picked, washed and delivered from. Do more
As a new year begins we look collectively forward in a direction that, ideally, will be marked by progress in all aspects of life - whether that be in a bigger picture way societally, economically, sociologically or just in your own life personally. more
State government officials are well aware that something needs to be done to avoid ending the fiscal year in a multi-million dollar deficit, but there's little guarantee about whether or not there's enough time left to maneuver the ship away from that more
The holiday season is in mid-swing and we at the Beacon are joyful to have the front page and inside pages of this edition filled with uplifting stories of selfless donations, longstanding charitable organizations that only grow more popular each year more
By RALPH DAVIS In the pouring rain a woman stood waiting to cross the street; she was soaking wet and getting wetter. It was relentless rain; the sort that soaks you to the bones. She had no … more
While by no means has manufacturing in the United States recovered to its former glory, there is hope that a slight resurgence in the trade may be beginning, at least in Rhode Island. The commitment towards the craft in the state can certainly be seen, more
As more cases of sexual harassment and assault are coming to light from a growing movement, some are wondering how they're supposed to know where the "line" is. If you're even asking, that's not a good sign. more
In light of recent numbers reported by the Rhode Island Department of Health, we unfortunately must dedicate this space of copy to something that most people really would rather not talk about at all. The rate of easily preventable sexually transmitted more
In the blink of an eye, another Rhode Island summer is now a distant memory and the winds of winter are upon us. With Thanksgiving this week and the major traditional celebrations of Hanukah, Christmas and Kwanzaa just on the horizon, it is a time to more
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