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STORY OF THE WEEK  Perhaps you’ve heard the twist on the golden rule – the person with the gold makes the rules. The legislative corollary is how the Democratic super-majority in … more
STORY OF THE WEEK Failure is an orphan, and victory has many fathers, as the saying goes. That helps explain why Gov. Dan McKee gathered with House Speaker Joe Shekarchi and Senate President … more
The COVID -19 pandemic has exacerbated mental health issues especially among children and students. Reports indicate that a growing number of young people under 18 years old are showing signs of … more
By ERIN O’BRIEN I love a man in a uniform. As a kid growing up in a Los Angeles suburb, in first grade I befriended Charlie the Mailman. When I’d see him headed towards my house … more
By John Donegan Last month, a bipartisan super majority of the Cranston City Council voted to not approve Mayor Ken Hopkins’ proposed Fiscal Year 2023 Budget. Members of the Cranston City … more
STORY OF THE WEEK As much as the news about what sounds like a pending reversal of Roe v Wade was seismic, it wasn’t surprising; this is the very outcome that women activists and their … more
By ANDREW SCHIFF As we approach the end of the school year, students from elementary to high school are preparing for final exams. They are hoping for high marks. The best students like to show … more
Securing the future of Kent Hospital is essential for the health of our community. Thousands of Rhode Islanders in Warwick and beyond depend on Kent’s services, from emergency care to cancer … more
By DIANE LeVALLEY Mother’s Day is the day when we celebrate our moms and the other women in our lives who have given us love, guidance, inspiration, and support. What we don’t often … more
By PATRICIA CRINER, RN My name is Patricia Criner. I am an ICU nurse at Kent hospital and president of the Union. Our union represents over 1,500 terrific, dedicated employees. It has been very … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: How about that GOP outsider who pledges to shake up the state for the better? Back in 2002, Don Carcieri was the political newcomer who campaigned on a theme of change and reform … more
Editor’s Note: The Rhode Island Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Rhode Island Council for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Hasbro Children’s Hospital and Bradley Hospital … more
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