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To the Editor, As we enter into the beautiful autumn season we can now enjoy all that this season has to offer in a few inexpensive ways. Traveling locally to visit the ongoing fall foliage, apple orchards, and farms with their produce and farm animals. more
Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo's leadership in the fight against COVID-19 got national exposure via a story in Politico Magazine last week: "How the Smallest State Engineered a Big Covid Comeback." The story by veteran reporter Michael Grunwald pointed more
As life in a pandemic continues to progress with no real end in sight (outside of a vaccine becoming widely available in a very short period of time), it seems almost a force of cosmic irony that we are experiencing this unprecedented moment of more
Hi there! I'm Ian Donnis, the political reporter at Rhode Island's NPR member station, The Public's Radio (89.3 FM, online at thepublicsradio.org). I write a weekly column to look back at the top RI political stories of the week and to share some other more
By IAN DONNIS SEIU1199 NE is waging a new and aggressive campaign against every incumbent facing a primary in the Rhode Island House of Representatives - and the House is in an uproar about it. The situation stems from how a bill to establish minimum more
The challenge facing any social movement is converting activism into change. So it will take time to assess the impact of the mass movement that formed in response to the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police almost two weeks ago. Yet more
To the Editor: A home-grown, well-respected, fine "e;gentleman farmer,"e; patriarch of a large and loving family, astute businessman, and "e;gentle giant"e; of a human being and citizen has left us for more peaceful pastures and smoother roads. John Anthony more
With a school year steeped in uncertainty and a nationwide election of high consequence bearing down on us in the midst of an historic pandemic - itself an event that continues to elevate multiple societal and economical anxieties with every passing day more
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