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We want YOU...to have a good 4th of July. So we made a round-up: check it.

We want YOU...to have a good 4th of July. So we made a round-up: check it.


--By Kelly Dickinson It's almost the Fourth of July in the cradle of the American Revolution. You know what that means: the customary explosion of...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  June 30, 2011
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Packing iron with Yellow Roman Candles

For a band with such a fiery name, Yellow Roman Candles don't exactly blast from the speakers; nor are they likely to be your Fourth of July party-down accompaniment.
Slow burn
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  June 24, 2011

I want fireworks

I'm a law-abiding citizen. Except when I'm not. So far, I've managed to avoid committing murder, rape, robbery, assault, pillaging, insider trading, or violating any leftover protection-from-abuse orders.
Why aren't fireworks legal?
By AL DIAMON  |  February 18, 2011
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Crappy carnival rides

Bieber cars!
Big Fat Whale
By BRIAN MCFADDEN  |  July 02, 2010
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Happy Fourth

Keepin' grill fires burnin' on all fronts
Hoopleville
By DAVID KISH  |  July 02, 2010

Blowin’ up good!

Pretty shrewd. In a state that suffered through a horrific nightclub fire in 2003 that killed 100 people, the General Assembly pushed through legislation that some thought would permit people to buy the type of fireworks (called “gerbs,” which means they
Going ballistic on the fireworks bill; Baccari is at it again; more electioneering
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  June 25, 2010


Knowing no shame

The recent rush to adjourn the 2010 General Assembly session on the arbitrary date of June 10 was an affront to the Rhode Island citizenry and a low mark for the state’s politicians.
The disgraceful General Assembly; hail, do-gooders; and a plea for ProHo
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  June 18, 2010
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Welcome to Chateau Rex

75orLess Records strikes again with another stoner-rock scorcher in Chateau Rex , courtesy of Coma Coma.
A new day rising for Coma Coma
By CHRIS CONTI  |  May 28, 2010
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Review: The Bounty Hunter

A bounty hunter chasing down Uncle Sam on the Fourth of July?
Dreadful, handcuffed to derivative
By BRETT MICHEL  |  March 26, 2010
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Can the Rhode Island tea party brew a revolution?

The Rhode Island Tea Party, local wing of the national uprising against all things Obama, has some reason for hope.
 The movement strives to be a coherent force for change. But is it just blowing steam?
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  October 23, 2009
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Interview: Keith Lockhart

"There's always some set of events, positive or negative, that color the lens that people see the Fourth of July through."
America's bandleader prepares for another Fourth
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  July 03, 2009