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The TV landscape in Rhode Island is going to change as result of the proposed merger of Media General, owner of WJAR-TV NBC 10, and Providence-based LIN Media LLC, owner of WPRI-TV CBS 12 and operator of WNAC-TV Fox 64. One of the stations is expected to get a new owner due to federal regulations that in most cases prevent ownership of more than one station in the same market. more
NEWPORT – Neighbors of The Breakers estate in Newport are suing to block a new welcome center that’s planned for the site of the mansion, The Associated Press reported last week. more
BOSTON – Attorney General Martha Coakley has sued the Federal Housing Finance Agency and the mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for violating the state’s 2012 foreclosure-prevention law. more
PROVIDENCE – Sen. Joshua Miller and Rep. Edith Ajello, both Providence Democrats, announced plans to introduce a bill that would legalize recreational use of marijuana. more
BOSTON – Massachusetts residents who had insurance coverage denied by the United Services Automobile Association because they were previously in a same-sex marriage will now be offered memberships following an agreement with the organization, Mass. Attorney General Martha Coakley announced last week. more
A fully engaged board of directors that stays vigilant even if its nonprofit is never sued is one of several strategies for managing risk outlined Dec. 11 at the PBN Summit on Nonprofit Best Practices. more
PROVIDENCE – Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin last week announced that the Manville Fire District was ordered by a Superior Court justice to pay $5,000 for “willfully or knowingly violating” the state’s Open Meetings Act. more
BOSTON – Massey Energy Co. agreed to a $265 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit that alleged that the coal-mining company misled investors, including Massachusetts’ pension fund, The Associated Press reported last week. more
“There Were No Convictions of Bankers for Good Reason” is the headline of a post by Mark F. Pomerantz, a lawyer and retired partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in The New York Times’ Room for Debate discussion: more
The R.I. Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline has issued policy guidelines for the appropriate use of social media and social networking in medical practice. more
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