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Suicide is a topic that, for various reasons, very few people feel like approaching or discussing. Perhaps that hesitation comes from the harsh reminder of reality that acts of suicide force us all to recognize - that life is fragile and can be here one more
To the Editor: "e;GOP Campaign Kickoff, but no candidates,"e; was the title of a great write-up you gave in the Tuesday, Feb. 4 edition of the Warwick Beacon. You regaled the turnout, the speaking program and the food. Thank you for the coverage. But, "e;not more
To the Editor: The allure of using drugs can be powerful. "e;Friends"e; calling you like sirens, with promises that lead to the rocks, seem, at first, so innocent. All to often a simple journey ends up taking tragic turns. "e;The Sea"e; is a story of a voyage more
We've written in this space previously regarding what's at stake for Rhode Island in this year's Census. Ensuring a full accounting of our state's population will be vital in determining whether, as projected, we lose a seat in the U.S. House of more
Food can be like music. There are foods -take popcorn - that are not considered a meal yet are great when you need a little something to tide you over between lunch and dinner, or you have that compunction to chew while watching the game and anxiously more
By DR. NICOLE ALEXANDER-SCOTT At the Department of Health, we believe that health starts in our communities. It starts with the air we breathe, the food we have access to and eat, and the water that we drink. An important part of promoting health in our more
To the Editor: On January 28, President Trump and President Netanyahu unveiled the so-called Trump Peace Plan entitled "e;Peace to Prosperity: A Vision to Improve the Lives of the Palestinian and Israeli People."e; The plan claims to provide for a two state more
It often takes a crisis for us to see what we're really made of. Whether it's a financial crisis that makes us put our heads together and scrape out a budget that will prolong operations for another year, or a crisis of leadership that causes somebody to more
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
By STEVEN BROWN "e;I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked."e; - Allen Ginsberg, "e;Howl"e; "e;I am the Lorax who speaks for the trees, which you seem to be chopping as fast as you please!"e; - Dr. Seuss, "e;The Lorax"e; more
To the Editor: You know that five-, 10-dollar bill, pennies, dimes and quarters in your pocket, enjoy it now, because 20 or 30 years from now it will not be there. Lawyers, on the other hand, we'll always have. Guns, that's another story. Money goes back more
To the Editor: With the conclusion of the impeachment trail in the Senate, it now becomes urgent for Congress to address some of the important issues our country has been facing. Among these are the national deficit, military involvements worldwide, more
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