Peter B. Lord has been a reporter at The Providence Journal since 1979. He has been The Journal's environmental reporter since 1981. Lord has a bachelor's degree from the University of Connecticut and a master's degree in marine affairs from the University of Rhode Island.
The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Peter Lord
"There are nearly 500,000 registered sex offenders across the country and at any one time about 100,000 are unaccounted for."
Recent stories from Peter LordTruth be told, PolitiFact Rhode Island turns 3!
There's a match being lit, but it's not being used to set someone's pants on fire.
It's to light three birthday candles.
PolitiFact Rhode Island is now three years old.
We think it's a cause for celebration and, from what our readers have told us, they have reason to celebrate as well.
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