Tag archive for ‘Rhode Island’
By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Opioid epidemic: ‘Emergency department data can point to alarming increases in opioid overdoses’

Data from emergency departments (EDs) show that the U.S. opioid overdose epidemic continues to worsen, according to the latest Vital Signs report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Image/geralt More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Why You Need Professional Movers

Moving from one location to another always presents a myriad of challenges. Sometimes the cost is prohibitively high that you consider moving on your own. Is it the best way to do it? When doing it, you are confident More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Trump Nominee For Director at the Council For Environmental Quality Accused of Plagiarizing Her Answers

Ten Democratic Senators are accusing President Trump’s nominee for Managing Director at the Council for Environmental Quality of copying and pasting her answers from other nominees. photo/ Pete Linforth via More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Missing Rhode Island man Kenneth Stedman identified as body found in Spectacle Pond

Cranston police identified the body found in Spectacle Pond off Garfield Avenue as Kenneth Stedman. Kenneth Stedman Stedman, 69, was reported missing one week earlier, found dead after a caller just before 7 More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Viola Davis to racist Hollywood: If I’m the black Meryl Streep then pay me, ‘I’m worthy’

Actress Viola Davis drew gasps and applause from the audience last night during an electrifying interview in Los Angeles.  In a powerful conversation with Women in the World CEO Tina Brown–which ranged from More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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Shark Week stars July 23 after Fathom Events’ cinema screening tomorrow

SHARK WEEK, television’s longest-running and eagerly awaited summer TV event returns to Discovery Channel on Sunday, July 23 at 7:00 PM ET/PT and continues through Sunday, July 30. This is the first year in More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 28th, 2017

Bernie Sanders announces the ‘Raise the Wage Act’ to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour

On Wednesday, Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Patty Murray (D-Wash.), and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced legislation that would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour to a crowd of hundreds of low-wage More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 20th, 2017

States Urge Congress to Put Needs of Consumers Before Prepaid Card Industry

Consumerist reports that 18 states, including  Maryland, have urged lawmakers to put the interests of consumers before the prepaid card industry. A letter to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, from attorney generals More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Horrible Medical Malpractice Cases

Unfortunately, there are more medical malpractice cases than what people think. Every single year hundreds of thousands of such cases have to be mentioned. In most cases they are not that bad and it is not at all More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Rhode Island Veterans Affairs: Kasim Yarn confesses they’ve buried six or more people in the wrong graves

Veterans Affairs and the conditions for military vets was huge talking point for President Trump and the Trump campaign, so expect news from Rhode Island to fuel more controversy and criticism. Kasim Yarn, director More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Sen Sheldon Whitehouse linked to IRS targeting of Tea Party and Conservative groups

Judicial Watch released 72 pages of Department of Justice documents revealing email conversations between Department of Justice officials and the staff of Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) regarding the criminal prosecution More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 9th, 2016

Which Politicians are Tackling America’s Prescription Drug Problem?

Is America hooked on pharmaceuticals? The Senate seems to think so, having passed the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) to increase the availability of the drug Naloxone, which treats opioid overdoses. More...

By Guest Author On Monday, August 29th, 2016

Philanthropist and the Financial Advisor: Patrick Dwyer

Philanthropy means the love of humanity, in the sense of caring, nourishing, developing, and enhancing what it means to be human. It involves both the benefactor in exercising their values and the beneficiary in More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, July 10th, 2016

Rhode Island Democrat David Cicilline evades questions on gun parts as he wants them banned

Friday morning “Fox and Friends” host Tucker Carlson interviewed Congressman David Cicilline (D-R.I.), an advocate for stricter gun laws, discussing the Democrats’ recent sit-in and then having trouble More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Donald Trump attacks John Kasich’s ‘disgusting’ eating habits

GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump took aim at Ohio Gov. John Kasich over his eating habits during a campaign event this week, ahead of the Tuesday primaries. photo/ donkeyhotey “I have never seen a human More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Donald Trump wins liberal northeast, Maryland, Delaware, Connecticut, Rhode Island some of Pennsylvania

Donald Trump scored huge victories Tuesday in the race for the White House as the GOP frontrunner won  Maryland, Delaware, Connecticut and Rhode Island. In Pennsylvania Trump landed the 17 bound delegates, receiving at More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
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Donald Trump wins New York as Michael Steele joins John Kasich delusion

Donald Trump did what was expected, win big in his home state of New York, earning over 60% of the vote and 89 delegates thus far. Ohio Gov. John Kasich finished second with 3 delegates, just over 25% and Texas More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 11th, 2016

AG Loretta Lynch says DOJ has ‘discussed’ taking legal action against climate deniers

Attorney General Loretta Lynch testified that the Justice Department has “discussed” taking civil legal action against the fossil fuel industry for “denying” the “threat of carbon emissions” when it More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 7th, 2016

NY DA Cyrus Vance, Rep Carolyn Maloney call for action against ‘anonymously-owned’ companies linked to terrorists, other criminals

Law enforcement figures including New York District Attorney Cyrus Vance, former President of the FBI Agents Association Konrad Motyka and New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today joined Representative More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, February 25th, 2016

Brown Univeristy students complain their activism interfering with their Ivy league education

Student activists at Brown University have complained their activism is taking an emotional toll on them and that their extracurricular activities have at times caused them to fail classes. Their claims has garnered More...

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