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Turn Off Ten — More Lies From Sinclair Broadcasting

Did Dr. Fauci create Covid-19? Get ready for more dangerous nonsense from the racist dumbbells in your life. If you have yet to block Channel 10 on Nana’s TV, now would be a good time. From WashPo: After facing intense scrutiny for planning to air a baseless conspiracy theory that infectious-disease expert Anthony S. Fauci […]

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Up To 40 ProJo Employees On The Chopping Block

The Providence Business News reports that, according to an asset purchase agreement filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the new owners of the Providence Journal will be looking to cut up to 40 employees from the payroll. In other words, the buyer, GateHouse affiliate and New Media Investment Group subsidiary LMG Rhode Island

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Alert The (Local) Media — Climate Change Debate Is Over

According to Channel 10 News a study from ClimateCentral.org indicates that Rhode Island’s climate is warming at a faster rate than any other state. (Coming in at number two is Massachusetts.) They looked at average daily temperatures for the continental 48 states from 1912 to the present, and also from 1970 to the present and

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Providence Journal Pulls Doonesbury

According to the New York Times, A national syndicate will offer replacement “Doonesbury” comic strips to newspapers that don’t want to run a series that uses graphic imagery to lampoon a Texas law requiring women to have an ultrasound before an abortion, executives said Friday. A handful of newspapers say they would not run this

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Fernandez — A Reasonable And Open Mind

Friday’s debate of the democratic candidates for attorney general ran on Channel 12 tonight. Former Providence city solicitor Joseph Fernandez was the only candidate who said he might be in favor of the decriminalization of possession of small amounts of marijuana. The other two gave emphatic noes and are apparently determined to continue the prosecution

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Segal Segal Segal For Congress

Staff writer Tom Mooney has a great story on the front page of today’s Providence Journal about democratic Congressional District 1 candidate David Segal and his grass roots campaign. The piece includes a nice profile of a recent and ardent supporter, Lisa Beade, and her efforts to spread the word and get his name out

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Aziz Ansari: Sexy As A Bollywood Movie About Elephant Gods Working In A Call Center

The Phoenix has just released its annual list of the 100 Unsexiest Men of the year, and while the list is mostly made up of people who are unquestionably unsexy (The Pope, Jay Leno, the toad from Owl City) there are a few surprises on there. Like Aziz Ansari, 25-year old actor/comedian who plays Tom

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