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By K. JOSEPH SHEKARCHI Medical research over the last century or so has made tremendous strides in easing the suffering and prolonging the lives of people afflicted with potentially fatal diseases like cancer, Alzheimer's, HIV and diabetes. But an actual more
Letter to the Editor: As your City Council president for the last four years, I have continuously worked for the betterment of the residents of the city of Cranston. I fully admit that in carrying out the responsibilities of my office, I have been known more
By LIANA CASSAR and TERRI CORTVRIEND A good education should be a right for Rhode Island's children. And while our state has a checkered record of delivering on this responsibility, we firmly believe that Rhode Island has what it takes to identify the more
The bay beckons. I saw it Saturday when powering out of Warwick Cove, and there was a parade of incoming vessels in the wake of a sailboat under power. It looked and felt like mid-July and all thoughts and worries of COVID-19 were blown away by the warm more
To the Editor, Our plates are full, friends. People are sad that distant learning will continue in many states for the remainder of the school year. Our empathy is strong for every graduating senior who will quietly receive a mailed diploma rather than more
To the Editor: The news articles depicting the Convention Center using taxpayer funds for retirement parties, alcohol and travel for non- employees is appalling. That management paid these bills without documentation is negligence and borders on more
To the Editor: OK, being housebound is not the best means of maintaining sanity. And a number of the neighbors may well be aghast at the suggestion, but the suggestion, however insane, needs to be made. I am sick and tired of writing Meshanticut Valley more
By HAROLD M. METTS We face unprecedented challenges because of the COVID-19 pandemic, which also revealed the alarming disparities faced by our most vulnerable populations. The old adage remains true: "e;When the economy gets a cold, the Black and Brown more
By HERB WEISS By April 1, every home across the nation will receive an invitation from the U.S. Census Bureau, a nonpartisan government agency, to participate in the 2020 Census. Once this invitation arrives, it's important for you to immediately answer more
To the Editor: On behalf of the Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island and the individuals and families we serve, we feel compelled to respond to President Trump's statement regarding brain injury when addressing reporters in Switzerland last more
By HERB WEISS Just before the upcoming 2020 Iowa Democratic Iowa caucuses on Feb. 3, 2020, six of the 12 remaining Democrats presidential candidates came to Drake University in Des Moines on Jan. 14, 2020 to debate. While these candidates touted their more
To the Editor, "e;Testing, testing, testing"e; chanted Speaker Nancy Pelosi on a recent Sunday morning gasbag show. Her mantra is echoed by elected officials and public health bureaucrats including our own governor, Gina Raimondo. I keep wondering testing more
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