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 STORY OF THE WEEK: Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott was the right person in the right place at the right time when the pandemic came to Rhode Island. Although she had never faced a challenge of … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: Will 2022 be the year when Covid-19 fades as a public health threat and becomes something more like the seasonal flu? A lot of informed people expect that to be the case. For … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: Over the summer, when COVID cases were significantly down and precautions relaxed, it was easy to think the pandemic was on its way out. Well, so much for that. Things have been trending in a more worrisome direction for months, first more
STORY OF THE WEEK: The jockeying for Rhode Island's 2022 election season is well under way, although it's impossible to know how much things may change by the primary next September. Gov. Dan McKee retains the benefits of incumbency -- something that more
By ALLIE LEWIS No matter what level of government you might be interested in serving, political hopefuls face no shortage of obstacles when it comes to getting elected - or even just getting their names on the ballot. The number of hurtles women face, more
STORY OF THE WEEK: The tug of war over Rhode Island's $1 billion-plus in American Rescue Plan Act money is intensifying. Gov. Dan McKee and progressive rival Matt Brown last week each separately called on the General Assembly to open the spigot on the more
STORY OF THE WEEK: November is almost here, signaling the approach of the holiday season and a general lull in the growing drumbeat of Rhode Island's 2022 campaign season. That makes this a good time to take the temperature of a few key indicators on the more
STORY OF THE WEEK: On the surface, there may be consensus about many of the key needs - housing, behavioral health, workforce development, aiding small business and so on - cited in recommendations unveiled last week for spending Rhode Island's more than more
STORY OF THE WEEK: Former CVS Health executive Helena Foulkes is both an untested candidate and someone with a lengthy public record. That explains why she instantly became a serious player last week in Rhode Island's 2022 race for governor - and faced more
STORY OF THE WEEK: With the benefit of hindsight, it became clear that Sam Zurier was the odds-on favorite to win last week's Democratic primary for a vacant state Senate seat in District 3. Zurier, 62, is well-known around the East Side and he's had a more
STORY OF THE WEEK: Fissures are widening among Democrats, raising questions about setbacks in 2022 and the party's ability to get things done. Think we're talking about the looming showdown between the RI Political Cooperative and establishment more
STORY OF THE WEEK: Democrat Seth Magaziner's campaign announcement last week was hardly a textbook example of how to launch a campaign for governor. The two-term general treasurer, 38, frosted reporters by not taking questions at the event, and there was more
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