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There’s an unfortunate trend continuing in Rhode Island and across the nation that must be stopped: the bad behavior of coaches, parents and fans at high school athletic … more
Talking Politics   Editor’s note: This column was filed prior to Tuesday’s Primary Election.   STORY OF THE WEEK: The top questions heading into Rhode Island’s … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: Televised debates on WPRI and WJAR last week offered a window into the state of the Democratic primaries for governor and the 2nd Congressional District. Rivals tried piling on … more
On Labor Day we honor the achievements of America’s workers, and in 2022 we have a historic victory to celebrate. Our nation’s working people have come all the way back from the depths of … more
We all have made mistakes and, likely, have been the recipients of the grace of someone else to be able to look past them, or forgive them. more
STORY OF THE WEEK: With less than three weeks until Rhode Island’s Sept. 13 primary, the five-way Democratic race for governor took a curious turn. Nellie Gorbea’s campaign aired an ad … more
If a nationally prominent member of a political party comes to Rhode Island to support a particular candidate, the standard course would be for that candidate to shout about it from the rooftops. But … more
A wonderfully scenic, and generally gentle ride, the Path provides a (mostly) safe place for bicyclists as an alternative to increasingly dangerous surface roads. Unfortunately, there is trouble in paradise... more
Rhode Island Republicans may not win a lot of issues, but one thing has stood out for the Party, i.e. it has always promoted women for higher office. Starting in the 1980s, multiple women ran for … more
The soccer stadium at Tidewater Landing is variously described as a game-changer that will spark an economic resurgence in Pawtucket or a boondoggle that will be a historic debacle for taxpayers. … more
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