Unbelievable Day In Providence

Today was definitely an interesting, if not strange, day here in Rhode Island. I want to start by explaining that Rhode Island is generally a quiet state.  By saying that I mean that not much really happens here.  We do have an occasional political scandal or a major storm becomes a disruption, but generally it is quiet. On Thursday, November 8, 2017, this changed. The morning commute was just like any other commute.  Traffic was backed up and people were more interested in talking on their cell phones than paying…

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A Sad Day…

This has been an extremely sad day for our country and for the City of Las Vegas, Nevada.  On Sunday, October 1, 2017 during the Route 91 Country Music Festival a gunman open fired from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel across the street from the outdoor venue. The gunman unleashed a barrage of automatic weapon fire on the 22,000+ concert goers, killing 59 and injuring over 500.  Cellphone videos have been released showing concert goers pinned down as a constant volley of gunfire is heard. Las Vegas…

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Train Derailment in Providence

Here’s a new wrinkle into my dreadful morning commute into Providence, RI… A train derailment! Yup, you read it right. A train carrying 30,000 gallons of highly combustable ethanol jumped the tracks this morning (3/8/17) at 1:30am. The tanker car, which was one of approximately 60 cars that were on route to Worcester, MA, jumped the track, slid down an embankment, went through a chainlink fence and came to rest in the middle of US 1-A (Allens Ave) in Providence. Authorities say that there were no leaks and the EPA…

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