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Phillipe and Jorge rushed to the home of our close pal and confidante Bishop Tommy Tobin last weekend with cold compresses and fistfuls of Valium in an effort to tend to our well-accessorized dogmatist in a time of trouble.
Babysitting the Bish; nautical talk; dissing discourse
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| January 14, 2011
The backstory on Curt Schilling's Rhode Island jaunt
The Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation's controversial decision to offer a $75 million loan guarantee to former Red Sox ace Curt Schilling's video-game company, 38 Studios, has become a prime issue on the campaign trail.
| September 03, 2010
Should 'Plantations' be removed from the state name?
Eight years after an effort began to remove the word “plantations” from Rhode Island’s official state name, a related bill has not made it out of committee.
| May 14, 2008
Why RI Republicans fail
Providence Journal op-ed columnist Edward Achorn has made repeated reference to the apparent “learned helplessness” of Rhode Islanders.
Quick to blame Democrats, the local GOP can’t seem to find candidates or a long-term plan of its own
| November 14, 2007
Lessons of the fall
The fall from grace of Ralph R. Papitto was remarkable in its speed and force.
The Papitto controversy reveals some ingrained truths about race and institutions
| July 25, 2007
An argument can made that just as the Industrial Revolution was sparked in Rhode Island, so, too, did the withering of the Industrial Age.
Rhode Island is poised for a wireless leap forward with the first-in-the-nation statewide network
| May 24, 2007
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