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Justice
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The owner of Alhambra Building Company has been sentenced to two years probation for failing to pay workers prevailing wages and filing false claims in order to collect more than $1.8 million in federal funds during a West Warwick textile mill renovation project. more
State Rep. Patricia Morgan has asked Attorney General Peter Kilmartin to investigate a meeting held by the Coventry Fire District board over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. more
Training Thru Placement Inc. has agreed to pay $300,000 to more than 100 employees, including workers with disabilities, as part of a settlement agreement announced by the U.S. Department of Labor on Wednesday. more
The Rhode Island U.S. Attorney’s Office collected just over $3 million in criminal and civil actions in fiscal 2014, according to U.S. Attorney Peter F. Neronha. more
The coming business mandates spelled out by the Affordable Care Act were among the topics explained to more than 100 of Rhode Island’s business leaders at the Providence Business News Summit on Government Regulations and Business held Thursday. 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
A proposed financial settlement has been reached in the federal bankruptcy case involving Curt Schilling’s former 38 Studios video game company. more
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
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
When your life flashes before your eyes moments before you die, you likely won’t be thinking about your tweet count, your Farmville assets, your Bitcoins, your iTunes play-lists, or how many “likes” your last status update received. However, a new law is aimed at helping your family access and manage those accounts after you die. Called the “Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act,” it is a model law, which means that it serves as a blueprint to help states address this growing issue. more
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