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By Red Diogenes On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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Jason Clarke speaks harshly of Ted Kennedy, the facts in ‘Chappaquiddick’

Director John Curran’s Chappaquiddick crushes the legacy of Ted Kennedy, highlighting the events surrounding Mary Jo Kopechne, played by Kate Mara. Jason Clarke spoke with Collider about the film, offering More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 31st, 2018
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Opioid drug overdose deaths: ‘No area of the United States is exempt from this epidemic’

An in-depth analysis of 2016 U.S. drug overdose data shows that America’s overdose epidemic is spreading geographically and increasing across demographic groups. The report, from researchers at the Centers for More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 7th, 2018
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...


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