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By DANIEL WALL The United States Department of Education (DOE) is worried about Rhode Island’s testing participation rates. In December, Rhode Island and 11 other states were notified that they … more
A lot has changed in health care as we all know. With all the discussion of bottom lines and budgets, it might be easy to forget that Kent Hospital has reached a very important milestone and one that … more
For the past couple of years, we’ve all heard a lot about what we can do, what we’ve done and what we should be doing to make Rhode Island more … more
I grew up in the first American Dream, where returning soldiers from World War II were greeted by new suburbs, with cute ranch-style homes on quiet cul-de-sacs, surrounded with … more
By ANDREW S. CUTLER Unless you were visiting Mongolia last week, chances are you probably noted a story coming out of Rhode Island, which became a viral sensation overnight. As I followed this … more
Recent to-do lists for the 2016 legislative session omitted one crucial New Year’s resolution: Restore Ethics Commission jurisdiction over the General Assembly. Nearly seven years have passed … more
We all learned in school that our system of government involves three separate branches – the legislative, executive and judicial – each with the ability to keep the others from becoming too … more
There’s a new medical epidemic that’s sweeping the country – one not caused by viruses or bacteria. And it can hit anyone at any time. The epidemic is called “surprise billing” and it … more
To the Editor: On Feb. 14 the University of Rhode Island hosted a competition that pit student teams against each other in defending their moral take on complex social, political and business … more
I am a long-time business owner and resident of the city of Cranston. I am writing to express my concern about the recent discussion and the pending decision to initiate tolls throughout the state of … more
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