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By HERB WEISS The long-awaited Senate health bill text, crafted by a group of 13 GOP senators (all male) appointed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, to replace and repeal President Obama's Affordable Care Act of 2017 (ACA, popularly more
The only way to get out of the darkness is to follow the light. Sometimes it's just a very faint light. Often you have to be in the darkness long enough to refocus your eyes so that you can look for a glimmer of light to follow out more
As you may have heard, the R.I. Division of Motor Vehicles is transitioning to a new computer system throughout July. This new system is called “RIMS.” As I’ve shared the RIMS news, one of the … more
By HERB WEISS The Respect a Caregivers Time Coalition (ReACT) released a report detailing innovative practices and policies of 14 organizations to support their employees with caregiver responsibilities. With the graying of America, supporting caregiver more
By CHRISTOPHER ZOUKIS Solitary confinement has long been viewed by experts and human rights organizations as a form of torture. As far back as 1890, the United States Supreme Court declared the practice of solitary confinement abandoned, noting the high more
By STEVEN KING When a company chooses where to do business today there's several things they consider - and world class infrastructure is always near the top of the list. At the Quonset Development Corporation (QDC) we recognize the importance of more
By ROBERT HOUGHTALING On a winter's day in 1983, Todd Morsilli was killed when a vehicle driven by an intoxicated East Greenwich High School student callously barreled down the road, erasing a life along the way. This event hurt families, challenged laws more
Long ago, our ancestors decided to throw off the yoke of tyranny and oppression by abandoning absolute monarchy and embracing a republican form of government – the belief that our common … more
A bright young man, with many friends and an active social life, worked as a carpenter in his early 20s when he began experiencing the onset of Leukodystrophy, a rare genetic disease that affects the … more
By KENNETH DOOLEY This year 650 welders and other skilled trade workers will be hired for the submarine hull fabrication facility at Quonset Point. In the years to come, the work force will expand steadily as the Navy's nuclear submarine force adds new more
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