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During the past several weeks, as talk turned toward Thanksgiving and the upcoming holidays, I began to think about the many things there are to be grateful for, and was reminded of one of my … more
America’s doctor shortage is quickly becoming a crisis. No less than 14 states have introduced legislation or created new programs to deal with the problem. The Association of American Medical … more
Some people save the most important gift for last. That, at least, was my conclusion on entering PetSmart Christmas Eve day. Other stores I visited that morning were virtually empty. Finding a … more
Rhode Island’s economy has been a bloodied battleground these last few years. In that time, the General Assembly has been working to attack every facet of our economic troubles in various ways. I … more
Recently, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics brought bad news to over 57,000 jobless Rhode Islanders. According to the federal agency, Rhode Island’s unemployment rate of 9.2 percent is the … more
If Rhode Island wants to attract new companies to locate here and encourage existing companies to grow, we need to offer solid reasons that our state is a very attractive place for business to … more
Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of ghost sea stories collected and written by Assistant Warwick Harbor Master Steve Brown while he was in the Coast Guard stationed at Pt. Judith. … more
As of press time heated partisan bickering continued on Capitol Hill that threatens to unravel a fragile economy, along with putting the brakes to an economic upturn that slowly was pushing the … more
RAIMONDO’S CRAFTY PLAN ON “PEOPLE’S PLEDGE”: We all knew that State Treasurer Gina Raimondo, now running for governor, was a very smart woman and that she was able to get things done. We’re … more
A great amount of emphasis is being placed upon how we educate young people these days. Standards, Racing To The Top, Senior Projects, High Stakes Testing, Failing Schools, Teacher Training, etc. are … more
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