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Digital path makes progress clearer

Many of Rhode Island’s high school students can carry around the evidence of their accumulated knowledge and accomplishments without fear of muscle strain or...

Finally, a clear view of airport air quality

Despite legislation and mounting pressure from Attorney General Patrick Lynch, the R.I. Airport Corporation has been resisting requirements that it monitor the air quality...

R.I. holding its own in biotech realm

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick made quite a splash at the BIO International biotechnology convention held in Boston last week by announcing a $1.25 billion...

Inclusion needed for minority business

It is not surprising that white-owned businesses earn more than those owned by minorities, but the size of the gap found by a U.S....

An alternate path to new energy

Despite the ever-increasing cost of fossil fuels, the marketplace has fallen short on investment in alternative energy sources. The General Assembly and Gov. Donald L....

Blue Cross should build in Waterplace

In the discussion over a headquarters for Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, there are a few givens: • It makes economic and...

Home insurance rates should go up

Homeowners in Rhode Island are paying much more for insurance than they had been used to – in some cases triple the previous rate. Consumer...

Potential for cures too great to ignore

The groundswell to expand stem cell research has reached Rhode Island, and not a moment too soon. Without question, the quest to use stem cells...

Public health should take higher priority

The Rhode Island Hospitality and Tourism Association is to be commended for creating a self-inspection program for food-service establishments. Developed with cooperation from the...

A powerful incentive that is necessary

Utility customers who generate their own electricity – say, through solar panels or a wind turbine – get a credit from the utility for...
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