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Phillipe and Jorge wish they could claim to have coined that headline about professional loony Sarah Palin's resignation as governor of Alaska prior to her first term being completed, but full points go to Geoffrey Dunn of The Huffington Post .
Sarah says 'no mas.' Plus, the United States of Goldman Sachs.
PHILLIPE & JORGE
| July 10, 2009
Jai alai, once exotic, is now a thing of the past
Jai alai’s local fade can be attributed to various factors.
The Sporting Life
| July 09, 2008
Rhode Island has a prominent place in diner history
Rhode Island figures heavily in The History of New England Diners , a production of Rhode Island PBS.
Rhode Island figures heavily in The History of New England Diners , a production of Rhode Island PBS
| May 21, 2008
Four Greens fight for their party’s nomination
Supporters of Cynthia McKinney say that choosing a presidential nominee doesn’t have to mean selecting between a black and a female candidate.
| April 02, 2008
New source for savings: outsource the economists
Outsourcing used to be for textile workers and call-center employees.
| January 31, 2008
Vermont man, 60, walks to impeach Bush
Most people are content to mutter and complain as they wait out the final years of the Bush regime.
Take a hike
| December 12, 2007
The storm kings
If you’re a Rhode Island TV news outlet, you certainly don’t hide your Doppler under a bushel.
Do we really need weathermen to know which way the wind blows?
| November 28, 2007
How not to make a fortune in publishing
The literary journal Paragraph was the ultimate little magazine.
East providence-based ¶ enjoyed a long run, mixing literary appeal with an old press
| February 21, 2007
The cost of convenience
Although the problem of electronic waste is just starting to gain more mainstream attention, Portland, Oregon-based author and journalist Elizabeth Grossman became aware of it six years ago.
Author Elizabeth Grossman details the e-waste problem in High Tech Trash
| November 29, 2006
Your desktop could be a time bomb
In Rhode Island’s sooty industrial past, the state was awash in toxic chemicals and metals.
Making computers — and disposing of them — exacts a harsh environmental cost
| November 29, 2006
Enough already of ‘support our troops’
Although enthusiasm for the Iraq war has gone south, most people still claim to “Support Our Troops.”
| October 18, 2006
Toste and Jabour duke it out in District 5
Although Providence city councilor David Segal — the only Green Party member to win election in Rhode Island — became a Democrat to pursue a seat in the House of Representatives, Jeff Toste is maintaining his Green identification while making his third b
| October 11, 2006
Liberians in RI view new president with hope
After years of bad news from home, local Liberians have reason for optimism as they watch the performance of Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.
| July 12, 2006
RI Muslim group strives to foster understanding
The risks facing Muslims in the post 9/11 age are never far away.
| June 07, 2006
Toste makes another Green bid for state Senate
After making two credible challenges to state Senator Frank Caprio, Jeff Toste of the Green Party has developed his name recognition among the voters of Providence’s District 5, which encompasses much of the West Side.
| March 29, 2006
Largest US math group quietly calculates in Providence
Located just a sphere’s throw from the Charles Street on-ramp to I-95 is the Providence headquarters of the American Mathematical Society (AMS), the country’s largest mathematics organization.
| March 01, 2006
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