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Don’t be afraid to create

Creative ideas can come from anyone, anywhere, at any time. Those ideas often involve taking a risk or challenging conventional thinking. That can be...
ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION: ­Kimberly Sullivan, right, aquatic resource education coordinator for the R.I. Department of Environmental Management’s Division of Fish & Wildlife, received the Rhode Island Environmental Education Association’s Environmental Education Award. Posing with Sullivan is DEM Executive Director Janet Coit.
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DEM aquatic resource education coordinator honored

KIMBERLY SULLIVAN, aquatic resource education coordinator for the R.I. Department of Environmental Management’s Division of Fish & Wildlife, received the Rhode Island Environmental Education...

It doesn’t hurt to be optimistic

Joe joined three people at a golf course to make up the foursome. The three friends teed off, but when Joe hit his first...

A win for private-property rights

The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued a resounding victory for private-property rights.That decision will directly benefit property owners in Rhode Island and throughout the...

Get ready, a recession is coming

I first suggested the U.S. economy was headed toward a recession more than a year ago, and now others are forecasting the same. I...

Dressing for a taller, leaner appearance

When I was in high school, I was extremely short … a whopping 4 feet, 10 inches, and when you have a high school...

Praise a potent motivator at work

The Duke of Wellington, the brilliant British military leader who defeated Napoleon at Waterloo, was a great commander, but he was a difficult man...

Benjamin to chair Women’s Resource Center board

NICOLE J. BENJAMIN, an attorney with Providence-based firm Adler ­Pollock & Sheehan PC, was recently named board president for the Women’s Resource Center. Benjamin...

Robot overlords not worst outcome

Members of the general public are smart not to get too worked up when celebrities such as the late Stephen Hawking or Elon Musk...

Reduce your inventory to protect against next recession

More and more economists and financial executives are predicting there will be a downturn within the next two years. Although no one is predicting...
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