Never too early to think Halloween safety

Parents don’t need to be reminded about Halloween safety when it comes to their kids: They guide them with flashlights while trick-or-treating or inspect each piece of candy their child collects. But even the most vigilant adult might not be aware that their own Halloween costume can pose pet safety risks. Your pets might already […]

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Metcalf Institute: A pioneer in environmental reporting

It was front page news in 1998 when dozens of nations signed the Kyoto Protocol to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. That same year, creation of the Metcalf Institute for Marine & Environmental Reporting garnered far less attention, but 20 years later its impact is greater than ever. “No one could have predicted that Metcalf’s mission […]

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‘Breaking Cat News’ provides feline world view

(first published in Rhode Island Monthly) Rhode Island native and comic strip author Georgia Dunn owes her career to the collapse of a shelf in her Covington, Washington, apartment. When the contents clattered to the floor that day in 2014, Dunn’s cats came running. They reminded her of reporters rushing to the scene of breaking news, […]

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