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To the Editor: Debates are an integral part of our democracy. They have formed the very foundation of how people choose their leaders. Look back at the Lincoln/Douglas debates. How different would America be if Lincoln had not shown himself through those more
By JOSEPH CROWLEY Top of the first, Jonesy was looking for a signal. Runners on first and second. A passed ball -both runners advance. Now first was open so a double play wasn't a concern. With two on and one out, he could be looking for a squeeze bunt more
In an age where nearly every topic has become viciously polarizing, relations with law enforcement officers has become increasingly strained in communities across the country - sometimes for valid reasons related to abuse of power and unnecessary more
To the Editor: Political power in Rhode Island needs to be balanced to counter its near-dictatorial Speaker of the House - not the person, the position. That's why those who promote the line-item veto . . . want the governor to be more powerful and" more
By ROBERT HOUGHTALING A significant portion of my job is working with young people regarding leadership, problem solving and critical thinking. These skills can help prepare students become more capable citizens. I wrote this article shortly after a High more
Maybe we're not passed the point of being able to have civil dialogue just yet. We can hope, at the very least. Results from the Rhode Island Foundation's ambitious social experiment - Together RI - has outlined positive potential for our society's more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Annual Friends of the Poor Walk On Sept. 30, the 11th Annual Friends of the Poor Walk (SVDP RI) will be held in the Garden City Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Take a Step to end Poverty! Join in for music, food, and family fun! Don't more
To the Editor: Candidate for governor Matt Brown has a plan that should turn the head of every person who cares about the environment and climate change. By 2035, Matt's renewable energy plan will build twice as much wind, solar and hydropower as Rhode more
Years have passed and I'm still standing here with my hand extended I thought by now that this would have ended Although not everything has stayed the same The corner has become crowded with new faces and new names The world doesn't care who you are It's more
By KELLY BURKE Grounds Maintenance Supervisor, FM Global As summer comes to an end and fall quickly approaches, does your lawn look like a beautiful golf course, or like many homeowners, does it look like a dustbowl, choked with drying weeds? As the more
Even 17 years later, the memories of September 11, 2001 remain fresh in the minds of all who were old enough to recognize that something momentously horrific was occurring on television screens across the nation before our very eyes. They were more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Antique Fire Truck Show this weekend On Sept. 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., there will be an Antique Fire Truck Show, sponsored by the RI Antique Fire Apparatus Society, at Johnston Memorial Park, located at 1583 Hartford Ave. Admission more
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