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Thanks for nothing!

We'd like to be thankful, we really would. Change came to Washington this year and the Mad Men returned.
In our first annual list of Rhode Island turkeys, the Phoenix fingers 10 people and institutions that made a bad year even worse
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF  |  November 24, 2009

Bad week for Lifespan: New financing plan comes under scrutiny

Last week was a tough one for Rhode Island's largest hospital network. The Rhode Island Health Services Council refused to allow Lifespan to borrow $75.9 million to finish renovation and expansion projects at the Miriam and Rhode Island hospitals.
By STEVEN STYCOS  |  March 04, 2009

Bill proposes cap for hospital CEO salaries

All but two Rhode Island hospital CEO executives would face massive pay cuts under legislation filed last week by state senator Michael McCaffrey
Meanwhile, Lifespan postpones raises
By STEVEN STYCOS  |  February 18, 2009

'07 hospital CEO compensation

A list of hospital CEOs' compensation

By STEVEN STYCOS  |  February 11, 2009

Health-care's big moneyman in New England

Lifespan CEO George Vecchione's compensation is tops in the region
Lifespan CEO George Vecchione's compensation is tops in the region
By STEVEN STYCOS  |  February 11, 2009

The alt-candidates

A revolutionary, Ralph Nader, a Baptist minister, and two former congressmen from Georgia are all running for president in Rhode Island.
On the Rhode Island ballot: a revolutionary, conservatives — and Ralph Nader, of course
By STEVEN STYCOS  |  October 29, 2008


Why care for me, but not poor RI kids?

On weekdays this spring, I’ve been driving from my home in Newport to Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, where I lie under a fabulous machine that’s saving my life.
By BRIAN C. JONES  |  May 08, 2008

The Station’s long shadow

For most Rhode Islanders, the Station nightclub conflagration — the worst disaster in the state since the hurricane of 1938 — is like a receding object in a rearview mirror.
Five years on, getting by remains a day-to-day challenge for some of those touched by the fire
By IAN DONNIS  |  February 20, 2008

It’s not brain surgery

Whew, don’t say that at Rhode Island Hospital these days or you might come home holding the upper part of your cranium in your hand. Trepan this, baby!
Keep your head protected on trips to the hospital
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  November 28, 2007

That pesky First Amendment

It’s going to be really tough topping the Bush Administration’s efforts to trash the US Constitution.
The feds seek tight restrictions on religious readings in prison¬
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  September 12, 2007

Screwing the youth

Wole Akinbi was 16 when someone phoned to say his best friend had been shot.
When the budget gets tight, young people become an easy target  
By BRIAN C. JONES  |  August 20, 2007