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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
To the Editor: The death knell may already have been sounding. President Trump certainly didn't hear it. And, just as important, most of his followers - especially the more rabid ones - refused to admit the frightful music had even been composed. That's 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
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
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
By MILLIE SANTILLI What happens when you are confined to your home, not able to leave for any reason? At first you are determined to eat healthy, exercise every day, go for long walks and catch up on all the projects you never have time for. For the 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
When flashy LA litigator Johnnie Cochran came to Providence after the friendly-fire fatal shooting of Officer Cornel Young back in 2000, Buddy Cianci accused Cochran of trying to sow division. Cliff Monteiro, then the president of the Providence NAACP, more
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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
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