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To the Editor: While the media continue to champion the legacy of Barack Obama, President Donald J. Trump is rapidly trying to end or overturn a few of his more significant disasters, such as heath care and illegal immigration. And what exactly was his more
Could it be that Rhode Islanders don't believe what they would like to believe? That would be our conclusion after the recent Bryant Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership poll that looked at the two proposals concerning the elimination or reduction more
Libraries have come a long way. These public institutions date back millennia, with the Royal Library of Alexandria in Egypt serving as one of the great lost wonders of the world after its construction in 283 BCE (before the common era that starts with more
Now just beyond the halfway point of her first 4-year term in office, the media took to grading Governor Gina Raimondo's performance. A cross section of high-profile Rhode Islanders were asked to grade her with her obvious supporters giving her more
House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello will rightfully earn the title of magician" if he can deliver on his promise to eliminate the automobile tax in the next five years as he promised during his campaign for re-election. The motor vehicle tax is levied by" more
They can be seen down every road in Rhode Island, endangering the lives of those around them. No, not potholes. People who are texting and driving. It is amazing with all of the innovations that have been made to vehicles over the past century, a task more
Even by the most current Census Bureau data provided by the state Department of Elderly Affairs, which in itself approaches ancient history by today's standards, as of 2006 23.6 percent of the state's population, or 252,000 of us, were 55 years old or more
Last week, concerns about weapons and violence shared via social media ignited concerns in two Rhode Island school communities. A parent at Burrillville High School contacted school administrators early Wednesday to report a post suggesting a student more
Three teens were in the state spotlight last week. Maybe that shouldn't be noteworthy. After all, it seems that kids are frequently in the headlines when it comes to crime or a tragedy such as an accident. It's a distorted image projected by the actions more
Downwind is the place to be if you're a hunter or being hunted. But it's the place to avoid when there's a fire or noxious fumes. Rhode Island is downwind from the Midwest, and what is released into the atmosphere from the rust belt is the air we more
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