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Voters are going to the polls this year with economic worries uppermost in their minds. Although the “headline” unemployment rate has fallen to 5.0 percent, the labor force participation … more
When Navy fighter pilot Matt Bellina was 30, he went to the doctor to have some odd symptoms checked out. The diagnosis was a shock: Lou Gehrig's disease, or ALS. ALS is always fatal, usually killing its victims more
By JOSEPH A. LOFFREDO Rhode Islanders' memories of last summer's invasive gypsy moth outbreak would probably make for a great horror movie. My memories of the destruction are vivid from my walks through the usually pristine woods in my hometown of more
Labor Day has come and gone and many Americans think of it as a well-deserved holiday for workers - and it is. It is also a holiday about workers. This annual observation that dates back to September 5, 1882, is a direct result of more
Once a year, the General Assembly has the opportunity to set Rhode Island's financial course. We pass a budget. That budget indicates the priorities of those in power. Unfortunately, this year, despite all the self-praise and more
The overall state of children's health in Rhode Island has shown marked improvement over the last several years. However, further improvement is required. After reviewing the eighteen criteria associated with health more
By ROBERT T. KELLS In November of 1998 the Attorney's General of 46 states including Rhode Island filed a class action lawsuit against the leading tobacco industries that tobacco is harmful and addictive. As a result of this lawsuit the tobacco industry more
No one could have predicted the craze that is Pok mon Go, or how many people it would get outside and get moving this summer. An augmented reality game, Pok mon Go sends players through parks, down city streets, and even to the ocean more
In March 2009, we formally adopted an impaired chocolate Labrador with a host of medical problems. With the signing of legal papers, four-year-old Abby met Murray, her elder adoptive canine sibling, who was also a chocolate Labrador. Four more
Finally, the Democratic Party is fully engaged in calling out and opposing the well-organized misinformation campaign about climate change, funded by conservative philanthropies and fossil fuel corporations in the more
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