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The Rhode Island state legislature is taking steps toward effective gun control, but there's still a long way to go. Last month the Senate overwhelmingly approved bans on 3-D-printed and ghost guns. The latter, according to the Giffords Law Center to more
By JUNE S. SPEAKMAN, SUSAN R. DONOVAN, LIANA CASSAR, TERRI CORTVRIEND and LAUREN CARSON In virtually all the predictions of what will be hot in the 2020 General Assembly session, including the Providence Journal's front-page session preview, there has more
To the Editor: Currently, we do not have a single national day to honor all our first responders. Theirs is a dedicated and high-risk profession. A resolution in Congress passed by the Senate is waiting in the House for passage to honor all on October more
It's not just about you. We teach this lesson to children when they first arrive at the age of reasoning - once they're beyond the wholly dependent years of infancy and the starry-eyed toddler years where every day in their little shoes is just that: a more
By ROBERT FLANDERS On March 9, 2020, acting pursuant to the extraordinary powers that the Rhode Island Emergency Management Act ("e;EMA"e;) provides, Governor Raimondo declared a state of emergency in Rhode Island "e;due to the dangers to health and life more
To the Editor: Joe Biden’s popularity is still due largely to his name recognition among voters who spend very little time following the news. The campaigns of Sen. Kamala Harris and … more
Reportedly frustrated over media coverage of his being spirited into a bunker at the White House on Friday night as protests broke out in the nation's capital, Donald Trump on Monday decided he needed to put on a show. Trump arranged for heavily armed more
When flashy LA litigator Johnnie Cochran came to Providence after the friendly-fire fatal shooting of Officer Cornel Young back in 2000, Buddy Cianci accused Cochran of trying to sow division. Cliff Monteiro, then the president of the Providence NAACP, more
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The fate of a fractured country hangs in the balance - with those on either side of the fissure pointing fingers at the other side and espousing them responsible for the rift. Bad blood that has simmered for decades once again boils over into widespread more
To the Editor: In a recent literary article, the following was cited, "e;Woe to THOSE who call evil good, and good evil, who put darkness for light, and light for darkness."e; The reader probably has no idea of the source of that citation but it is certain more
By DR. GLENN MOLLETTE How many individuals will make $137,700 in 2020? This is the maximum amount of earnings subject to the Social Security tax for this year. This increase will impact about 12 percent of the 171 million workers who are covered under more
By LAURA JAWORSKI With our holiday decorations safely stored away for another year, we've settled in for the winter and returned to our routines of work, school and hobbies. It already seems like so long ago that we were caught up in the frenzy of more
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