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Mark S. Murphy

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Mark S. Murphy joined Providence Business News as the newspaper’s editor in November 2005. He previously had served as the editor of Golf World Business, after working in a variety of editing positions at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Murphy holds a bachelor of arts degree from Dartmouth College, a master of science from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and a master of business administration from Columbia’s Graduate School of Business.
HALL OF FAME football coach Don Shula came to Providence March 1 for the opening of his restaurant in the Hilton Hotel.  /

Success is as success does, in football or in business

Don Shula says it wasn’t his idea to get into the restaurant business, but it’s been a successful endeavor: His company’s revenue is reported...

Deficit, health costs seen as<br> major challenges for R.I.

If there is one thing that the region’s business leaders and consumers agree on, it is that the state’s deficit represents a real challenge...
AFTER: A $7.7 million project that brought together Rhode Island Country Club, Save the Bay and government officials has removed the hated reeds and restored the marsh. /

Salt marsh project helps nature and golfers

It sounds like a plague that Greek gods would rain down on their enemies: phragmites (pronounced frag-mighties). It may not be the product of...

Providence Foundation sets new goals

The Providence Foundation turned in another strong financial performance for the fiscal year ended Sept. 30, with an increase in unrestricted assets of $29,452...

Staff retention is focus of nursing home panel

Very high staff turnover in Rhode Island’s nursing homes is bad for the patients and bad for the bottom line as well, agreed the...

Patients’ expectations add to costs of care, doctor says

The problem with trying to control the rising cost of health care by using the best scientific approaches – from evidence-based medicine, to wellness...

Creating new value from old gear

3balls.com Owners: Leigh Bader and Joe Ricci, and four additional principals Type of business: Online retailer of golf accessories, apparel and used (mostly) equipment Location: 500 South...

Innovators put the state on the map

Innovation is the only permanent competitive advantage.It drives down product costs just as surely as it creates new goods and services. It increases...

The future is bright when you are looking Ahead

It’s hard to believe, but a nondescript building at the end of the road in the New Bedford Industrial Park – next to the...

Women’s Open a national stage for local connections

When Annika Sorenstam and Pat Hurst dueled to a draw early in the evening of July 2 at the U.S. Women’s Open at Newport...
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