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The Veterans Administration is creating the world's largest genomic database, having already enrolled some 500,000 veterans in its Million Veteran Project to study the effects genes have on health Dr. Satish Sharma, Providence VA Medical … more
The total amount of unfunded public-pension and other post-employment benefit liabilities is staggering for many cities. In Providence, the unfunded post-employment benefits, largely related to health care expenses for former employees, is … more
Dennis Watson financed his first solar system for a homeowner in California in 2009. For the next five years, he helped roughly 2,000 more homeowners with financing to own solar systems. The introduction to the solar industry would … more
Providence City Council's rejection of a proposed $40 million infrastructure bond issuance has laid bare the shortcomings of the current system for electing its members. Citing concerns about the city's fiscal condition, the group against … more
When people talk about the big picture, it is usually a metaphor. But in the case of offshore wind energy, it's a lot more than that. As this week's cover story and photo, "Will being first pay off for Ocean State?" make clear, offshore … more
As driving becomes automated, electric motors displace combustion engines and cars are crammed full of gizmos, the companies supplying all that new technology are in the ascendancy, right? Maybe not. A profit warning from Continental serves … more
No matter their strengths, businesses are always at risk. Some dangers are so blatant they dare being ignored. But others, less obvious, cause untold, even fatal, damage. There are clear, but unseen, indicators that a business is in … more
Steven G. O'Donnell has been named CEO of the Greater Providence YMCA. He is the former superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and commissioner of the R.I. Department of Public Safety. He holds a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from … more
Kim Keck has been appointed to the board of directors of Rhode Island Quality Institute. Keck is president and CEO of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, with more than 25 years of health insurance experience. She holds a bachelor's degree in … more
A poor boy named Harlan with only a sixth-grade education wouldn't have made anyone's list of the most likely to succeed. His first major success came at the age of 39, when he was able to come up with the financing to open a small-town gas station … more
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