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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.
By PHILLIPE & JORGE  |  July 10, 2009
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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
By TIM LEHNERT  |  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
By TIM LEHNERT  |  May 21, 2008
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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.
Alternative Politics
By TIM LEHNERT  |  April 02, 2008
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New source for savings: outsource the economists

Outsourcing used to be for textile workers and call-center employees.
Modest proposals
By TIM LEHNERT  |  January 31, 2008
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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
By TIM LEHNERT  |  December 12, 2007


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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?
By TIM LEHNERT  |  November 28, 2007
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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
By TIM LEHNERT  |  February 21, 2007
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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
By TIM LEHNERT  |  November 29, 2006
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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
By TIM LEHNERT  |  November 29, 2006
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Enough already of ‘support our troops’

Although enthusiasm for the Iraq war has gone south, most people still claim to “Support Our Troops.”
Sloganeering
By TIM LEHNERT  |  October 18, 2006


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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
City watch
By TIM LEHNERT  |  October 11, 2006
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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.
Foreign Affairs
By TIM LEHNERT  |  July 12, 2006

RI Muslim group strives to foster understanding

The risks facing Muslims in the post 9/11 age are never far away.
Tolerance
By TIM LEHNERT  |  June 07, 2006
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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.
Talking Politics  
By TIM LEHNERT  |  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.
City watch
By TIM LEHNERT  |  March 01, 2006