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Johnson & Wales University announced Thursday its new Center for Science and Innovation has been named after John J. Bowen, the school’s chancellor, in honor of the work he has done in that position.
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General Electric Co. plans to open a new GE Digital information technology center, which will bring “hundreds” of new technology jobs to Providence, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said Thursday.
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Nearly 60 percent of all visits to Rhode Island emergency rooms in 2014 were potentially preventable, according to a report issued Wednesday by R.I.’s Executive Office of Health and Human Services.
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An advisory committee of the R.I. Commerce Corp. on Tuesday recommended a package of incentives for GE Digital, the new technology-based division of General Electric Co., which could encourage creation of 300 jobs in Providence.
Finlay Extracts & Ingredients USA Inc., part of a multinational tea, coffee and horticulture business, is requesting state incentives to build research, manufacturing and distribution facilities at Quonset Business Park.