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It's common for observers of modern civic discourse to bemoan its coarseness. We maintain that the lack of civility is hardly unique to our times, but must acknowledge that the way we treat one another in the public square today often leaves a great deal 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
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
At least on the national level, the 2020 campaign has been underway for quite a while. The crowded field of Democratic presidential aspirants has already gathered for two debates, with another … more
The scene has been repeated many times at T.F. Green Airport, with tears flowing and banners waving as dozens of veterans embrace their loved ones. It's why the Rhode Island Association of Fire Chiefs' 24th Honor Flight - codenamed X-Ray" - was a" more
Another year passes and yet the memories remain as fresh as ever - a world that changed in the blink of an eye, altered in a hellish fireball that scarred a pristine morning sky. We thank the members of Warwick's local government and state officials who more
How much should elected leaders on the local level be paid? The question has garnered renewed attention of late in Cranston, where proposals to significantly boost the pay of the mayor and members of the City Council are being considered. We imagine more
The same debate starts every year as the calendar switches from August to September. Those who love summer and cling to every last bit of warmth butt heads with folks who are setting up their autumn wreaths the moment the clock strikes midnight on Sept. more
Few medical maladies are as cruel as Alzheimer's disease. It slowly robs people of memories, personality, basic functionality - of their sense of self. Those who have witnessed the effects of the disease up close can speak to the resulting feelings of more
Hard though it might be to believe, September is just around the corner - and with it the start of a new school year. Across our communities, families are preparing students for a return to the classroom - some just before the Labor Day weekend, others more
By now, neither the personal health risks nor the enormous public health consequences of smoking are unfamiliar to anyone. For years, we have known that smoking and tobacco use are linked to cancer, heart disease, asthma, emphysema and other maladies. We more
We desperately wish we could call the weekend's horrific events in Texas and Ohio surprising. The scale of the violence - 31 dead and scores more wounded between two mass shootings - is, of course, shocking. But aside from the fact that the latest more
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