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Twin River's proposed casino in Tiverton to replace Newport Grand is critical to Rhode Island's ability to compete with gaming in the Bay State, according to the casino owner and gaming-industry observers. "In competitive markets, … more
Competitive advantage can take many forms. Innovation, for instance, is one of the strongest defenses against competitors and the hallmark of the successful, modern business. But the physical world can provide an advantage that is just as … more
The owner of a major New York fine-dining restaurant group has rocked the food-service industry by announcing tipping will be eliminated at his restaurants. The Union Square Hospitality Group owns and operates 12 award-winning and … more
1 How will your founding and leading of the Rhode Island Mayoral Academies inform your new role as CEO of Chiefs for Change? At RIMA, I worked closely with a bipartisan coalition of mayors to advocate for education policy in the best … more
One big piece of news in the past couple of weeks has been the release of a new paper by recent economics Nobel winner Angus Deaton and his co-author Anne Case. The paper highlights a very disturbing trend – death rates are increasing for white … more
My daughter Mimi called me up many years ago and said, "Hey Dad, let's take a crack at running the New York City Marathon." I trained for six months for the 1987 race. The starting gun fired, about 22,000 runners started, 21,244 runners finished and … more
Simon Majumdar bounces onto stage at Trinity Repertory Co. with vigor, passing waist-high, orange-yellow letters that spell "BIF." With an English accent he begins to tell his story to a rapt audience. "I became suicidal – absolutely the … more
NEW BEDFORD – Thanks to a $5 million surplus, Southcoast Health will give its 6,500 nonmanagement employees a bonus. In a letter to employees last month, Southcoast Health President and CEO Keith Hovan wrote that a $1.2 million … more
WOONSOCKET – CVS Health Corp. is laying off approximately 150 employees next month, including 70 at its headquarters here, as part of an operational review, according to a company spokesman. "We are eliminating a small number of positions … more
Over the last few weeks parties not involved in the negotiations or the voting on the proposed public-employee pension-change settlement have wanted the judicially imposed gag order on anyone involved in the deal-making lifted. While we … more
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