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By K. JOSEPH SHEKARCHI We live in a time period where negativity, particularly toward government, has sadly become the norm. It is understandable why the public has a negative view of state government due to various missteps and mistakes that have been more
To the Editor: In the last two decades, we have seen a 25 percent drop in the cancer death rate. But our work is not complete. Research suggests that roughly half of all cancer deaths can be prevented if we avoid tobacco, get physical activity, eat a more
To the Editor: According to a new report by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the current Rhode Island budget is short sighted when it comes to funding tobacco control programs that that would decrease the number of Rhode Islanders more
To the Editor: Around the city, when visiting the many parks and playgrounds, one might notice that many slides have been bashed and broken, slide ladders are worn and rusted with jagged metal, swings have rusted chains, wood climbers are splintered and more
To the Editor: As an Army veteran of WWII who served overseas, I was appalled by the display of Nazi and Confederate flags at the recent violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. More appalling was Donald Trump's going soft on the Neo-Nazis, the KKK and the more
There's nothing quite like a celestial event, the likes of which hasn't been seen in nearly 40 years, to provide some sorely needed perspective into our Earthbound activities. The first total solar eclipse visible from American soil since Feb. 26, 1979 more
To the Editor: Attention taxpayers: Ward 5 Councilman Ed Ladouceur wants all of us taxpayers to contribute/pay large sums of money for sewers in his ward. For these past years, he has preyed on other areas in Warwick, demanding everything possible to pay more
To the Editor: In this very brief letter, I would like to comment on the concerns of Richard Russell voiced in his letter of August 10. First of all, traffic circles in this country are and have always been called, until very recently, rotaries. (Perhaps more
There is something disheartening about looking over the reaction to the rollout of the Rhode Island Promise scholarship program and seeing a significant amount of kneejerk, negative feedback. Perhaps that's just human nature. There are nearly twice as more
North Korea's Dear Leader Kim Jong Un has done everything within his demented mind to provoke the United States with threats of a nuclear attack. Meanwhile, over the past two presidential administrations America's response to Un and his predecessor's more
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