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(Updated, 4 p.m.) The Providence Journal has begun laying off employees in advance of its acquisition by the parent of Gatehouse Media Inc., according to comments from newsroom staff on social media.
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UMass Dartmouth looking to gain recognition as research school

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth aims to gain recognition as a top national research university as part of its strategic plan, UMassDTransform 2020. 5 hours ago

JWU reveals $40M academic building plan for Jewelry District

Johnson & Wales University Monday unveiled plans for a new $40 million academic building on former Interstate 195 land in Providence’s Jewelry District. 5 hours ago

Tablets improve fluke data

When charter-boat captain Steven Anderson takes a group of fishermen out from the Port of Galilee in Narragansett on his 31-foot boat Bare Bones, he takes a touch-screen tablet so he can record data … Yesterday at 6:54 PM

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The third annual Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Classic raised more than $500,000 to benefit several nonprofit organizations within the state. The golf and softball events brought nearly 50 regional and …

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Rhode Island’s capital city ranks No. 52 in a list of the 100 best cities for women in business, compiled by the Bizwomen business journal and released Thursday.

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