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Start Planning for a Safe Thanksgiving: A summary of the governor’s October 21 press conference

Governor Gina Raimondo and DOH director Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott gave the COVID-19 press briefing today. At time of the presser, today’s data was not available for the Department of Health. Governor Raimondo and Dr. Alexander-Scott instead provided the data from yesterday, saying they were waiting for some final numbers before updating data for today. Yesterday’s […]

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In Their Own Words: Megan Cotter (D), House District 39

We talked to many of the local candidates running for public office in the upcoming 2020 election. We asked each of them the same set of questions, with the promise to print their answers only lightly edited for clarity. The following answers are from Megan Cotter (D), running against incumbent Justin Price (R), for RI Senate District 39. Motif: […]

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That’s What Winning Looks Like!: A conversation with Wendy Lippe from The Psych Drama Company

It seems like a lifetime ago that I had the pleasure of reviewing Psych Drama Company’s production of Edward Albee’s At Home at the Zoo. The theater had an exciting season planned before the pandemic, but I was excited to hear that rather than stay dormant, they’re mounting an exciting virtual production of The Lion […]

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Rhode Island in a “Tough Spot”: A summary of the governor’s October 15 press conference

Governor Gina Raimondo and DOH director Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott gave an emergency COVID-19 presser today at 1pm. There were big upticks in today’s COVID data; DOH reports 228 new cases since yesterday. There are 129 people hospitalized for reasons related to COVID-19. Of those, 12 are in the intensive care unit and five are on […]

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In Their Own Words: Maria Bucci (D), Mayor of Cranston

We talked to many of the local candidates running for public office in the upcoming 2020 election. We asked each of them the same set of questions, with the promise to print their answers only lightly edited for clarity. The following answers are from Maria Bucci (D), running against Kenneth Hopkins (R), for Cranston mayor. Motif: What are, in […]

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In Their Own Words: Alana DiMario (D), Senate District 36

We talked to many of the local candidates running for public office in the upcoming 2020 election. We asked each of them the same set of questions, with the promise to print their answers only lightly edited for clarity. The following answers are from Alana DiMario (D), running against Doreen Costa (R), for RI Senate District 36. Motif: What […]

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