General Dynamics Electric Boat is in a hiring surge to meet the requirements of U.S. Navy contracts and has already added more than 720 new employees at its Quonset Point facility since the beginning of the year, according to Jason Vlaun, the company’s human resources manager.
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Bank of America Corp. agreed to pay about $16.7 billion to end federal and state probes into mortgage bond sales, the harshest penalty yet related to loans that fueled the 2008 financial crisis.
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AAA Southern New England projects that 34.7 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from their homes during the Labor Day holiday weekend. This is the highest volume of travelers for the holiday since 2008.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a statement discouraging the use of laparoscopic power breaking up and removal of the uterus or uterine fibroids, a recommendation Women & Infants urogynecologist Dr. Charles Rardin is arguing against.
The Comprehensive Cancer Center of Rhode Island together with The Miriam Hospital and Newport Hospitals will host Avenues of Healing’s “The Healing Power of Humor,” an educational and entertaining event about managing stress, cancer care and surviving.
The Rhode Island Consortium for Autism Research and Treatment, a group of the state’s leading experts on autism research, education, health and services, is currently enrolling new participants in its confidential statewide registry.
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