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The Pulse

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A health blog written by reporter Lynn Arditi



The Pulse
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Working with local farms, a new app brings fresh produce to the customer's doorstep.

Sean Ellis, left, an exonerated prisoner, and instructor Chris Triparil

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Mattiello, who declined interview requests for this story, is shown here in 2018. He said in a statement that legislative workers from his Cranston district are hard-working people who do a good job for taxpayers.

The number of patronage jobs from House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello’s Cranston district has almost tripled during Mattiello’s time as speaker. Patronage jobs are one of the tools that a legislative leader like Mattiello can use to reinforce his own political power at the Statehouse.

Sen. Bernie Sanders stands outside his campaign bus in Carroll, Iowa, on Jan. 19, 2016. Sanders announced Tuesday that he's running for president in 2020.

The 2020 Democratic presidential primary will be similar to 2016 in at least one regard: Bernie Sanders is running for the nomination. But political observers say the electoral landscape has changed dramatically since Sanders’ last presidential bid, and not necessarily in ways that favor his latest candidacy.

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Scott MacKay Takes us back 55 years to JFK's Murder

Dr. Megan Ranney, of Rhode Island Hospital, is chief research officer for the American Foundation for Firearm Injury Reduction in Medicine (AFFIRM).

Chris holds a plastic syringe he and his wife use to administer homemade medical marijuana oil to their 13-year-old son, Dylan, who has autism.