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Hedgehogs, mules and teamwork

It was a cold winter. A group of hedgehogs, realizing the situation, decided to bunch together to keep warm. However, the quills from each...

How to avoid investing disaster

A basic rule of life is to avoid being a guinea pig in other people’s experiments. This is an inviolable rule of technology: consumers...

Marketing and sales: 5 ways to make 2018 your best year...

• Try something new.In their “Habits Across the Lifespan” study, Duke University researchers found nearly half of human behaviors are habit-based, regardless of age....

Family leave that pays for itself

Proposals to have the federal government help new parents take paid leave from their employment have generally come with serious disadvantages.If the government makes...
COLLABORATING: Maggie Anderson, the newly appointed education director for the R.I. State Council on the Arts, speaks with Randall Rosenbaum, executive director. /  PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Five Questions With Maggie Anderson

Maggie Anderson | Education director, R.I. State Council on the Arts1. What do you hope to learn from the 31-year legacy of former Education...

URI named No. 4 safest college campus in U.S.

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island has been named the fourth-safest college campus in the country, according to the National Council for...

Report: R.I. among 11 states to receive highest grade for elections...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island is among 11 states receiving the highest grade for elections security in a new report by the Center for American...

Report: 5K marijuana citations issued in R.I. since decriminalization

PROVIDENCE – Although possession of small amounts of marijuana was decriminalized in Rhode Island in 2013, police officers throughout the state continue to issue...

Cabo Verde is open for business

Cabo Verde was recently named one of the best places to visit in 2018. With its unique culture, diverse islands and beaches, the nation...

Opioid plans must have many facets

While it is simple to group the thousands of drug-overdose deaths that have come to Rhode Island as a piece of the opioid crisis,...
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