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An independent study of public safety dispatch services in the state recommends the creation of regional emergency dispatch centers to save municipalities money, particularly since the 911 system is moving toward technology that can relay text messages, photos and video. more
A proposed financial settlement has been reached in the federal bankruptcy case involving Curt Schilling’s former 38 Studios video game company. more
The R.I. District Court has received a $754,000 federal grant for its Veterans Treatment Calendar, a jail diversion program aimed at addressing veterans charged mainly with misdemeanor offenses. more
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined Feld Entertainment Inc. for one serious safety violation and is proposing a penalty of $7,000 in response to the circus accident that injured nine performers during a “hair hang act” this past May at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Tuesday signed an executive order establishing the Justice Reinvestment Working Group to improve the criminal-justice system and reduce costs. more
Cilantro Mexican Grill has to pay more than $100,000 in wages and damages to 32 employees following a federal Labor Department investigation. more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said that a “cramming” settlement has been reached with AT&T Mobility, and that the state of Rhode Island will receive $220,000. more
The executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island said he is pleased that a federal district court judge has struck down a state law that makes it a crime to circulate anonymous political literature. more
CVS Health Corp. was accused in a lawsuit by pharmacy customers of intentionally overcharging for generic prescription drugs by submitting claims for payment to third parties at inflated prices. more
(Updated 3:34 p.m. and 5:04 p.m.) Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin last week called on state Health Insurance Commissioner Dr. Kathleen C. Hittner to reconsider a decision to approve a 10 percent health insurance rate hike for certain Blue Cross & Blue Shield plans, saying her decision to do so lacked transparency and reason. more
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