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Michael D. Ice is a professor of finance at the University of Rhode Island. Ice talks with Providence Business News periodically about capital markets and monetary policy, and today discusses federal rate increases and how they might impact the economy. more
Two well-known, Rhode Island executives with expertise in medical innovation told the Interstate 195 Redevelopment District Commission Monday they want to create a new center to attract talent and spur business creation. more
(Updated 1:40 p.m.) The Newport Shipyard is seeking state permission to expand its capacity to accommodate larger yachts, according to an application before the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council. more
Quahog Week is back, and will run March 20-25. The R.I. Department of Environmental Management on Monday announced the schedule for the second annual six-day celebration, which aims to highlight the state’s shellfish industry. more
While Providence County fell behind the nation for employment growth from June 2015 to June 2016, wages rose at a pace ahead of the rest of the United States for the period, according to the latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
President Donald Trump complains regularly about what he calls “fake news.” What’s got some statisticians worried, though, is the risk of doctored economic data coming from the administration itself. more
The Women’s Health Council is hosting its spring 2017 workshop, “Unravel the Roller Coaster: Navigating the Options for Non-Opioid Pain Management in Women.” more
The Providence Center, a community-based behavioral health treatment center, now has an Integrated Health Home program at Thundermist Health Center, a federally-qualified patient-centered medical home with offices in Woonsocket, Westerly and South Kingstown. more
Southcoast Health announced that a state-of-the-art electrophysiology lab has been built at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River. The $4 million, 3,800-square-foot lab expands and enhances Southcoast Health’s nationally recognized cardiovascular services program. more
Ronald K. Machtley is president of Bryant University, which recently received a $2.5 million challenge grant from The Warren Alpert Foundation for the university’s School of Health Sciences. more
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