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To the Editor: I did not vote for Donald Trump in 2016. I regard him as thin-skinned, self-absorbed, narcissistic and an egomaniac. I believed then, as I do now, that being the head of a family-owned business and TV reality star does not provide the more
As long as Rhode Island pursues economic development policies designed to benefit a few businesses, rather than all businesses, its economy will trail behind other states. 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
History Notes is a biweekly entry in the Sun Rise that features a passage from the Johnston Historical Society. This week’s story comes from March 2015.Quarrying granite was an ongoing business … more
“Have you met Victor? You’ll have to meet him,” WPRI-TV reporter Kim Kalunian asked Saturday morning. It was early, 5:17 to be exact. She filled me in quickly. Victor Colella, 96, recently … more
To the Editor: There is an old legend that says there are two wolves in all of us. One is an evil wolf and one is a good wolf. The evil wolf is anger, sorrow, envy regret, arrogance and all the qualities that do not make us a person that others enjoy more
To the Editor: According to the Rhode Island Board of Elections, voter apathy in our state is approximately 42 percent. Also, according to the Rhode Island reform group Freedom and Prosperity, 32 percent of those who do vote are either presently employed 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
To the Editor: This September 11 is the 18th anniversary of the worst tragedy in American history, but there are still no answers and no explanations that are believable. However, this the month the University of Alaska, under the direction of Dr. L. 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
To the Editor:We’ve come a long way, or have we?Sept. 2 marked the 56th anniversary of “The CBS Evening News” television show, changing its format from 15 minutes to 30 … more
To the Editor: Please join my team, The Flying Flapdoodles, for the Walk to Defeat ALS on Sunday, September 15, 2019. The Rhode Island ALS Association sponsors this event that brings people together for a fantastic cause: to continue patient support more
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