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Split on 38 Studios repayment

When are Republicans the party of Wall Street outrage and Democrats the voice of deference for high finance? When 38 Studios is involved, of course. Rhode...
FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Daniele Inc. co-owner Davide Dukcevich said “incubator kitchens” could allow innovative food ideas to flourish in Rhode Island. / COURTESY DAVIDE DUKCEVICH

Local food products, talent can spawn national industry

As a young man, Davide Dukcevich wasn’t interested in making cured and processed pork products as his father and grandfather had and followed his...

Deconstruction of 38 Studios debacle intensifies

Efforts to understand how a mistake as large as Rhode Island’s loan to 38 Studios LLC could happen are intensifying in the courtroom and...

38 Studios declares bankruptcy as formal investigation begins

(Updated, 6:00 p.m.) PROVIDENCE – Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling’s beleaguered video game company 38 Studios LLC filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection...
A CERTAIN PLAN: QDC Executive Director Steven King believes that establishing simple rules to access the I-195 land will help redevelopment happen there. / PBN PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

Looking to Quonset for Knowledge

Differences between Quonset Business Park in North Kingstown and the former Interstate 195 land in Providence are easy to find. For starters, unlike the...

R.I. passes sweeping overhaul of pension system

(Updated, 4:50 p.m.) PROVIDENCE – Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee signed into law the sweeping pension overhaul bill passed by lawmakers Thursday night that is expected...
SPECIAL DELIVERY: Don Dumont of Millennium Mailing Equipment, with one of the company's mail-processing machines. Millennium's machines are used in many law firms, medical offices and government agencies. / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

Sales and service a winning formula

Please, don’t discard the junk mail at Millennium Mailing Equipment – it could lead to the company’s next customer. Owner Don Dumont scrutinizes every...
FORWARD THINKING: Haibo He, a researcher at the University of Rhode Island College of Engineering, is leading a team that specializes in complex mathematical formulas that attempt to have computers mimic the human brain. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

URI researcher envisions day when computers think

IBM’s Deep Blue supercomputer may be able to win a chess match against a world champion, but ask it to vacuum the floor and...

Chafee, Raimondo preview pension reform proposal

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee and General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo wrote a letter to “fellow” state employees on Friday, previewing the “key...
HIRE GROUND: Cheryl DeWolf, president of The Greysmith Cos., started the business when there was only one other temp-staffing agency in Rhode Island handling accounting and finance jobs. She’s found there was enough business to go around. / PBN PHOTO/RYAN T. CONATY

Job loss spawned growing temp agency

Life was good for Cheryl DeWolf. She had just taken a manager’s job at a national staffing agency in Providence, bought her first house...

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