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To the Editor: Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel and the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. were close friends back in 1965. They shared the dream that our nation should be "e;a place where civil and human rights would be inalienable rights, a country where more
To the Editor: Leap year 2020 will come with many challenges both foreseen and unseen. The concerns from 2019 will roll over with a few being resolved while others will appear with no apparent solutions. We are currently experiencing a disgruntle more
The impending presidential election has drawn much of the attention, but the arrival of 2020 brings the countdown to another major national event - one with significant long-term implications for the Ocean State. In the weeks ahead, the U.S. Census more
To the Editor: The first resolutions are for the Democrats in Congress. Please resolve to stop acting like 5-year-olds and taking temper tantrums because your candidate didn't win the election; and start working with Republicans on Immigration and NAFTA more
By ZACHARY S. FARRELL Far too many of Rhode Island's children go to school every day in dangerously crumbling and obsolete school buildings. In fact, the Rhode Island School Building Authority has calculated that the average age of school buildings more
To the Editor: At a recent rally in Minnesota for President Trump, a supporter was spat on while giving a news interview. The culprit was a cowardly liberal protestor. The supporter's name was Dave Carlson, who was explaining to the reporter why he more
By ANTHONY MANZI For me, as for most, the holidays are about spending time with family and feeling grateful for what you have. It's no different for families with loved ones in nursing homes who just want to know their mother or father is safe and well more
It’s a disturbing trend that has become much too familiar over the past couple years, but you may never know that looking at the statistics.Just this past Saturday, a stabbing attack during a … more
By MERI R. KENNEDY 'Twas the deadline for Christmas, when all through the house Not a computer was on, not even a mouse; The files were saved in the drive with care, In hopes that writer soon would be there; The sports department were nestled all snug in more
By JOSEPH H. CROWLEY "e;Rethinking our approach to education,"e; a Dec. 19 letter from Peter A. Filippi, needs a rebuttal. Mr. Filippi suggests regionalizing and privatizing our public education would save millions of dollars. Mr. Filippi offers some suspect more
To the Editor: In the Dec. 12, 2019, letter titled "e;Anti-gun crowd won't stop until Americans are unarmed,"e; after the usual banal arguments and disingenuous notions (for example, that domestic abusers don't later use guns to kill their victims enough more
Despite our highly provincial tendencies, Rhode Islanders know that no corner of our state is too far from any other - and that in many cases we can easily find common links with other residents, either through family members, friends or shared more
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