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Like so many aspects of our lives and segments of our economy, the business model of publications such as ours has been inexorably disrupted in the digital age. On the advertising side, businesses and individuals today have access to a broad range of more
There's something to be said about a public official that decides to leave on their own terms rather than wait until they are run out of town, until they are operationally ineffective or they are otherwise forced to give up their position due to scandal, more
To the Editor: On April 2nd the Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony on a variety of firearms bills particularly those on Governor Raimondo and Attorney General Nehrona's comprehensive agenda of gun reform". At one point Senator Harold Metts" more
To the Editor: I am writing to thank Representative Joseph McNamara and Senator Joshua Miller for their work as sponsors of the RI Market Stability and Consumer Protection Act (H5916/S738). This bill will make sure that the consumer protections of the more
By STEVE FRIAS In search of more revenues, the General Assembly recently enacted legislation requiring more companies to collect Rhode Island's seven percent sales tax on items ordered on the internet. This legislation is a result of a 2018 U.S. Supreme more
Military service today touches an increasingly small sliver of society. According to the Department of Defense, approximately 1.3 million Americans are actively serving in uniform. Hundreds of thousands more serve in a reserve capacity, although the more
To the Editor: The Cranston CCAP's Head Start children and teachers would like to heartily thank three volunteers who recently performed in our pre-kindergarten classrooms, enriching and promoting the children's knowledge of the arts. Lori Istok of more
By BOB HOUGHTALING Many years ago, Opening Day for the Major League Baseball season was a big deal. Millions of fans, who had hibernated from their beloved sport over the winter months, not only awaited the season's first pitch, but a review of the box more
Capital punishment has long been abolished in Rhode Island, but an archaic, century-old law allows the state to inflict another kind of death" on some prisoners. Under the terms of the provision - which was enacted in 1909 and remains in effect - people" more
To the Editor: In 1991 our U.S. Congress proclaimed March as Irish-American Heritage Month. With approximately 33 million, or 10 percent, of the U.S. residents who claim Irish ancestry, this affords a large pool of happy celebrants for events associated more
To the Editor:As a legislator, I have made a commitment to represent the citizens in my district – all of them. We face controversial and difficult decisions, which require discernment, … more
To the Editor: I admit it. I have become addicted to outrage. I didn't even realize it until I read Glen Beck's book of the same name. I thought it ironic because Glen Beck had written such a book. because he really started the Tea Party, where my anger more
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