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By SAMUEL ZWETCHKENBAUM Dozens of research studies have proven the safety and benefits of drinking water fluoridation. For decades, people in the United States have benefited from drinking water with fluoride. It has kept people's teeth strong and more
To the Editor: Raimondo's contract renewal proposal with International Gaming Technology is a classic example of a politician putting corporate interests first at the expense of the taxpayers. It comes as no surprise to see IGT donated $150,000 to the more
By KATHLEEN CONNELL It's a well-known fact that Big Pharma has raised drug prices with impunity. Here is the toll these increases have taken on Rhode Islanders: The average annual cost of brand name prescription drug treatment increased 58 percent more
By MEGAN KENNEALLY Some people may think that a way to quit smoking cigarettes might be to try a vaping product. However, the effects of vaping products are similar to those that occur after smoking cigarettes. Do you ever see a dramatic puff of smoke more
Are you planning a flight as part of a future trip across the country? Do you have upcoming business to conduct at, or another reason to visit, a federal facility? Soon, you'll likely need an enhanced form of identification to get aboard your plane or more
By DRAKE PATTEN For close to a year, Cranston citizens have spoken clearly and intelligently on the topic of renewable energy in our city. They have engaged in thoughtful, patient dialogue about an ill-devised change to zoning that declared open season more
Summer has been slow in leaving us, so it seemed out of place that Claude and I towed our two Rhodes 19 day sailors over to Pleasure Marina to be hauled for the season two weeks ago. We set out on Saturday from Warwick Cove, a blustery day with a heavy more
I've been an independent voter since before I could even legally vote. In fact, I remember the exact moment that I realized I was an independent - well, now that I live in Rhode Island, I guess I remember the moment I became unaffiliated." I was in a" more
To the Editor: When I was growing up I remember fathers portrayed on television as intelligent, hardworking and faithful. They were depicted as the head of the family and were always present to give counsel to their children. They were not portrayed as more
Just over two months removed from a financial crisis that nearly claimed school sports and after school activities as a casualty of budgetary anemia, talk regarding possibly building a new high school must be giving a few people in the city whiplash. more
By ROBERT HOUGHTALING All kids are capable of learning. In fact, they demonstrate this every day. No matter their abilities, each child is picking up skills, social norms and additional understanding all throughout the day. Much of this is done in the more
Recent weeks have been deeply troubling from a public health perspective. Most people are by now at least somewhat familiar with the wave of lung injury cases being reported across the country as part of a still-mysterious outbreak tied to the use of more
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