Letters to the editor
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To the Editor: This summer we celebrated The Fresh Air Fund's 140th summer of serving children from New York City's low-income communities. I would like to take this opportunity to extend my gratitude to our extraordinary Fresh Air volunteers, hosts and more
To the Editor: Perhaps it is time to inject a dose of reality into the upcoming presidential election. Anyone who exhibits a body temperature of over 90 degrees realizes that everything we see … more
By JOSEPH M. McNAMARA Labor Day has come and gone and many Americans think of it as a well-deserved holiday for workers - and it is. It is also a holiday about workers. This annual observation that dates back to September 5, 1882, is a direct result of more
To the Editor: The United States and China on September 3 formally joined the Paris climate deal, with U.S. President Barack Obama hailing the accord as the “moment we finally decided to save … more
To the Editor: With the new school year starting, parents' to-do lists are now filled with shopping for school clothes, school supplies and school food. That's right - school food! In past years, our nation's schools were used by the USDA as a dumping more
To the Editor: Cancer will claim an estimated 2,090 lives in Rhode Island this year alone. Yet, research shows that we could prevent roughly half of those cancer deaths if everyone were to stop using tobacco products, eat well, exercise regularly and get more
To the Editor: Cancer will claim an estimated 2,090 lives in Rhode Island this year alone. Yet, research shows that we could prevent roughly half of those cancer deaths if everyone were to stop using tobacco products, eat well, exercise regularly and get more
To the Editor: The present candidates for president don't have the experience, the judgment, the transparency or the conscientiousness to solve the problems facing the United States in today's world. The people of the United States need a candidate who more
To the Editor: Let's get something straight, those who died in Iraq did not die for their country or in defense of it. They died for an empire challenging its imperial rivals for control of wealth, resources and markets. Khizr Khan asked Donald Trump, more
To the Editor: I am writing this letter to show my appreciation and gratitude to Johnston Animal Control Officer Erin Medeiros. I was returning home from my vacation and noticed an injured cat … more
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