Archive - Dec 17, 2013
PROVIDENCE â€“ The Rhode Island Statehouse has become a battleground in the War on Christmas.
Although Gov. Lincoln Chafee surrendered in the recent skirmish over what to call the tree â€“ it is now officially a Christmas tree, not a â€śholiday treeâ€ť â€” there is now a battle over banners.
PROVIDENCE â€” You know that the Providence Friars are involved in a tight, white-knuckle affair when Ed Cooley emphatically removes his sport jacket and flings it in the general direction of the bench.
When it was all over and PC had secured a hard-fought 76-74 win over upset-minded Yale on Tuesday night before 3,281 patrons, Cooley immediately honed in on his teamâ€™s porous defense, one that came oh-so-close to allowing the Bulldogs to waltz out of the Dunkinâ€™ Donuts Center with an eyebrow-raising victory.