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Rhode Island College announced the opening of a cross-disciplinary Institute for Education in Healthcare to focus on workforce development opportunities for Rhode Island health care workers Monday afternoon.

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WaterFire announces 2016 dates

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Nearly all of what Rhode Islanders eat is produced elsewhere. Should we care?

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University of Rhode Island students majoring in programs as different as psychology, pharmacy, physical therapy, health studies and human development are teaming up to tackle problems plaguing older …
Jobless rates were lower in March than a year earlier in 270 of the 387 metropolitan areas, including the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area, where it dropped to 6 percent from 6.9 percent.
Dennis Roy is president and chief executive officer of East Bay Community Action Program, a nonprofit organization that merged recently with East Bay Center. Roy, a board member of the Rhode Island …
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