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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
By Richard Charest and Kevin Savage   The most contentious topic in the home shared by the Jenkins siblings might be who does the cooking. Two of the brothers, Alton and George, say … 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
STORY OF THE WEEK: The Senate Judiciary Committee is the key battleground for contentious legislation in Rhode Island. So what happens when the majority of support on the committee for gun rights … more
STORY OF THE WEEK Over recent history, the General Assembly has approved a series of measures that once would have gone nowhere: pension reform (2011), same-sex marriage (2013), and state-based … more
STORY OF THE WEEK The biggest takeaway from the poll released last week by WPRI-TV, Channel 12, is how the top two political races of Rhode Island’s 2022 election season remain very … 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 Nicole Renzulli I simply cannot bite my tongue any longer. I need to express my utter disgust with the Democratic Caucus of the Cranston City Council for chasing headlines instead of budget … 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
Seeking to build more “affordable housing,” state house politicians have proposed legislation which would allow apartments to be built in areas currently zoned only for single-family … 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 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
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