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Editorials

STAC grants give hope for a brighter future

The present state of the economy – with a slide towards recession and a staggering state budget deficit – leaves little room for optimism....

R.I. artists are engines for growth

A key component of the Providence renaissance has been the sweat equity that the region’s artistic community has put into settling and slowly rehabilitating...

In ‘green’ terms, the future is now

If 2007 was the year in which green became more than a color, then 2008 promises to be the year when green becomes the...

Are head winds gathering in R.I.?

It’s bad enough that NIMBYism has had its claws in the Cape Wind energy project for more than six years. And with U.S. Sen....

Small businesses deserve attention

At the second Rhode Island Economic Summit, organized by the state’s U.S. Small Business Administration office and the R.I. Small Business Development Center, the...

Pay as you go is the only bridge solution

No one is eager to start collecting tolls again on the Mount Hope Bridge. But in a state swimming in red ink and toll...

No matter the pain, layoffs must continue

Two separate stories in this week’s Providence Business News should help focus Rhode Island on the issue of the day. University of Rhode Island economist...

The issues are clear, now we need action

Although governing by poll can be dangerous, it is important in a democracy to understand the popular will. A recent poll conducted by Ocean...

A look back yields a view to the future

Although it’s primarliy a look back, this week’s Stories of the Year 2007 focus section also gives some pretty good indications about what will...

A year to remember and a year to forget

For the unapologetic optimists, 2008 has presented an extraordinary challenge. Across the nation and around the world we have witnessed the collapse of the...
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