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Whether you've already gone to the polls, cast your vote through the mail or an emergency ballot, or are planning on going later today before polls close at 8 p.m., exercising your most fundamental American right - to vote - is a responsibility that more
It is difficult to understand how something like global climate change became a political issue - something that divides people along party lines and ideologies rather than a topic that hinges on hard scientific facts. It is even more difficult to more
To the Editor: Last week, the New York State Senate passed, and Governor Chris Cuomo signed, what can only be characterized as the most barbaric abortion law in the history of western civilization. This is not hyperbole. Paradoxically termed the more
To the Editor: In her inaugural address, Governor Raimondo reiterated her call for a ban on so-called assault weapons and high-capacity magazines." This notwithstanding that the report of her hand picked working group on gun safety could not agree on a" more
The late former Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes once said that, “Taxes are what we pay for civilized society.” A complex historical figure, Holmes earned a reputation as “the great … more
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To the Editor: Climate change is happening here and now - and as a young person, I'm terrified. I'm 20 years old and am afraid for the kind of world I will grow into and the world that my children will have to face in 2100 and beyond. I'm concerned about more
Just because you can encapsulate your entire point of view on any given subject into 280 characters, really, should you? Perhaps one of the most intriguing phenomena in modern society - only in the last 10 years has this even become a thing" - is how" more
There is broad agreement that single-use plastic bags and other plastic items, such as disposable straws, create environmental hazards and contribute to the pollution of treasured ecosystems and natural resources. In recent years, the Ocean State has more
To the Editor:There have been many “black days” in our country’s history but Monday, February 26, 2019 is the darkest ever. On that day, the U.S. Senate considered a bill that would … more
At a time where newspapers are attacked regularly for their inability to objectively analyze news events and issues that polarize the populace, we do take great strides to include comments from as many people as we can while under the constant pressure more
To the Editor: In 1991 our U.S. Congress proclaimed March as Irish-American Heritage Month. With approximately 33 million, or 10 percent, of the U.S. residents who claim Irish ancestry, this affords a large pool of happy celebrants for events associated more
As we begin our 2019 legislative session, I want to give the people of Cranston an overview of what they can expect from their House of Representatives this year. Before doing so, however, I wish to sincerely thank two key groups - the voters of more
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