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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
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
In light of present day geopolitics, it is important to reflect on Monday's remembrance of Victory over Japan Day, which marked the 72nd anniversary of the day that Japan officially surrendered to Allied forces and effectively ended World War II. more
Free college tuition for Rhode Islanders is here. With Senate passage of the $9.6 billion state budget last week and its signature by Gov. Gina Raimondo, the governor’s Rhode Island Promise is now … more
The numbers tell part of the story. On Friday the U.S. Customs and Border Protections, or CBP, gave the news media a glimpse of the expanded facilities at Green Airport. It's an austere environment more like a cattle chute than the welcome to Rhode more
The president of any public or private college or university must serve, first and foremost, as the institution's biggest cheerleader. To spearhead the charge in educating the world's future generations of politicians, educators, healthcare more
In 2012 Sandra Coletta, then CEO and president of Kent Hospital, looked at hospital records and was alarmed to discover the number of deaths resulting from overdoses of prescription drugs. On examination the overdoses, whether resulting in death or not, more
Like petulant kids, the leaders of the legislative branch of our state government have left the state without a budget and each blaming the other for the resulting confusion. In theory the fight comes down to a few words over a measure that would bring more
Although a resolution by Representative Camille Vella-Wilkinson (D-21 District, Warwick) to set up a panel of five people to objectively investigate sexual harassment claims within the Rhode Island National Guard was ultimately unsuccessful, the base more
What has become tagged as the “Warwick Teachers Contract bill” by legislators is one of the hot issues legislators face in the waning days of this session of the General Assembly. Introduced by … more
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