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WLWC to launch Spanish TV subchannel

PROVIDENCE – WLWC-TV CW 28 has signed a deal to air a Spanish-language television network’s programming on a new digital channel that the local...
ABOVE, THE STATE-BY-STATE UNEMPLOYMENT picture in May. The darker-colored states have higher jobless rates. (Click here to view a larger version.) /

R.I. jobless rate still 4th-worst in U.S.

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island continued to have the fourth-highest unemployment rate in the nation last month, according to the U.S. Labor Department. Rhode Island’s jobless...
The average price of self-serve, unleaded regular gasoline in Rhode Island stood at $2.75 per gallon on Monday, according to AAA Southern New England. /

Gas prices stop slide as oil rises past $78

PROVIDENCE – Gasoline prices in Rhode Island have risen for the first time in six weeks, though not by much, AAA Southern New England...
MAKING HIS MARK: Larry Merlo, incoming CEO of CVS Caremark, sees potential for growth, particularly with CVS products. /

Bigger yes, but CVS’ DNA is the same

In the 16 years since Thomas M. Ryan took over what is now CVS Caremark Corp., the company’s annual revenue has grown from $5...

Workforce Board gives R.I. firms $560K

PROVIDENCE – The Governor’s Workforce Board Rhode Island has awarded $560,000 in matching grants to 26 local companies looking to train 1,370 employees, the...

ProvPlace gets MooBella Ice Creameries

PROVIDENCE – MooBella Inc. has installed three more Ice Creamery machines in Rhode Island at one high-profile location: the movie theater inside Providence Place...
BROWN UNIVERSITY has raised more than $1.5 billion since launching a capital campaign in 2005. Above, Manning Chapel on Brown's Main Green. /

‘Boldly Brown’ campaign hits $1.5B

PROVIDENCE – Brown University has raised more than $1.5 billion for its “Boldly Brown” capital campaign with seven months still to go. Brown raised more...

Report: Emerald Square stake for sale

NORTH ATTLEBORO – J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. is seeking to sell its stake in Emerald Square mall and about a dozen other shopping...

Medco benefits amid CVS-Walgreen spat

WOONSOCKET – CVS Caremark Corp. has blasted a decision by Walgreen Co. to let patients in CVS-managed drug-benefit plans continue to get prescriptions filled...
"TECHNOLOGIES FOR marketing automation, social media and mobile applications are evolving extremely quickly and they are becoming more and more important to corporate marketing campaigns.  /

Five Questions With: Graham Lubie

Graham Lubie is director of interactive/technology at (add)ventures, a communications firm based in Providence. PBN: Can you tell me a little bit about your background?...

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