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Old and young, everybody loves the pageantry of the circus –although in this year’s presidential race we are witnessing a circus whose performers are sub-par. By the time of the publication of … more
Upcycled art gardens at libraries A recent collaboration between Cranston Public Library and Artists’ Exchange is about to produce some remarkable results – upcycled gardens for … more
U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-Rhode Island) has recently proposed suing energy corporations under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) for denying climate change. … more
In the 1996 film “Jerry Maguire,” Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Rod Tidwell, played by Cuba Gooding Jr., repeatedly shouted into the phone the now iconic phrase “Show me the money!” His … more
Once again our state has made it to the national stage and once again the reason is not flattering. As national news networks such as CBS pointed out that the new marketing campaign Rhode Island has … more
So far in the presidential nominating campaigns of 2016, we have concentrated on more superfluous flummery than actual substantial policy plans when it comes to the key issue of immigration. Wild, … more
At the Rhode Island General Assembly, we have 113 legislators in both the House of Representatives and the state Senate. They are for the most part a “strange aristocracy” consisting primarily … more
In 1968, at the Democratic Convention in Chicago, Ill., the upheaval that the country witnessed over a four-night period on television was emblematic of the frayed social fabric that existed in the … more
What makes Cranston great? Mayor Allan Fung and his fiancée Barbara Ann Fenton are holding a Facebook contest. While 24/7 Wall Street has named Cranston as one of the top 50 cities in which … more
In 1837, the great Danish author and storyteller Hans Christian Andersen wrote his iconic short story “The Emperor’s New Clothes.” The tale told the story of two weavers who convinced an … more
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