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By SENATOR SHELDON WHITEHOUSE As I travel across the state listening to Rhode Islanders during this campaign, I'm often asked which vote I've taken that I'm most proud of. Eight years after I voted to pass the Affordable Care Act, my answer is still the more
By BOB HOUGHTALING While watching a recent episode of Face the Nation I listened as Senator Ben Sasse spoke of how the digital revolution has impacted our ability to engage with each other. In short, Senator Sasse asserts that one of our country's more
By Bob HOUGHTALING America is a work in progress. Ever evolving, the country was built by Indigenous People, slaves, immigrants, religious seekers, those looking for fortune and the forcibly absorbed (Mexicans for example). We are an extremely unique more
By GARY SASSE A system of checks and balances functions best when people on opposite sides of an issue are capable of compromise. For the last decade, hyper-partisanship, not problem-solving, has characterized American governance. Alice Rivlin, former more
By BRUCE CORLISS and ROBERT BALLARD As University of Rhode Island alumni, we are proud of the many contributions the Graduate School of Oceanography has made to Rhode Island, the nation and the world, and we are excited about its future. Since its more
By KELLY BURKE Grounds Maintenance Supervisor, FM Global As summer comes to an end and fall quickly approaches, does your lawn look like a beautiful golf course, or like many homeowners, does it look like a dustbowl, choked with drying weeds? As the more
On Manufacturing Day, a national celebration designed to inspire America’s next generation of makers, it’s important to share the facts – and dispel some myths – about … more
By COLLEEN PETERS and PETER MELANSON Drones are the new iPhone. Everyone has to have one. Whether you are an extreme sport enthusiast, travel photography nerd, or a business owner, they can provide an extraordinary birds-eye-view and first-class more
By ROY DiNOLA and ALYSSA GALUSKA Brexit dominates the news in the U.K. and tariffs do so in the U.S.; Big sweeping economic changes can tug at people's heartstrings, inspire thoughts of independence and cause a rally for the homeland's prosperity. It has more
Last night I went to Summer’s End. This morning I watched the funeral of Senator John McCain. Both, though quite different, speak to the importance of community, spirit and hope. I have waited more … more
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