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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
To the Editor: International Women's Day is about celebrating women and lifting them up. Right now, women in low- and middle-income countries are facing a cervical cancer crisis simply because of where they live. But Congress can do something about it. more
By STEVE FRIAS As first reported by WPRI, House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello ordered a performance audit of the R.I. Convention Center Authority. The timing of the audit coincided with personnel troubles for James Demers, a longtime friend of Mattiello, more
It was dubbed the "e;Stop Guilt by Accusation Act"e; - a piece of legislation submitted at the General Assembly by a group of four state senators. The response was swift, particularly on Twitter, from local members of the media. "e;I have no words,"e; Linda more
To the Editor: The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, in partnership with The Light Foundation, is offering a Youth Wild Turkey Hunt in Rhode Island this spring and it is open to youths ages 12 to 15. The Rhode Island Division of Fish & 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
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
For weeks now, Rhode Islanders - like people across the globe - have warily monitored the spread of the novel coronavirus, known officially as COVID-19. It has been at times difficult to gauge the true seriousness or potential impact of the virus, which more
To the Editor: Make no mistake about it, America, our nation is declining. Our country has been given special graces by God to be a shining example to the people of the world, but our shining example has been dimmed greatly by the flash of evil. Our more
To the Editor: I was taken aback by the extraordinarily disingenuous op-ed by Matt Collins, "e;Avoiding Low-value care,"e; where representing BC/BS he suggests patients navigate the health system and decide what is good care or low-value care by asking more
None of the state's five general offices will be on the ballot in November, but Rhode Islanders will still have a number of important local races to watch. In Warwick, Mayor Joseph Solomon will seek a second full term in office after succeeding Scott more
By MATT COLLINS Recently, I received a call from one of our members. Her daughter, while away at college, had visited an urgent care clinic for a suspected urinary tract infection, or UTI. The member was shocked to receive a bill for $800. How is that more
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