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Thursday, May 24, 2018

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Cyber-crime is rising and becoming more dangerous

You’ve heard it before. Computer viruses can erase your entire system; someone can use your computer to attack others, or a crook can...

Energy conservation and ‘green’ options

Which, if any, of these alternative energy sources have you considered for your company? * Solar panels – 6.9 percent * A wind turbine –...
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Editorial Cartoon: Crazy to Work Here

Applied learningA young girl and slightly older boy, both wearing backpacks, stroll down the sidewalk away from their elementary school. A smiling dog walks...
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Editorial Cartoon: Circuit City layoffs

Circuit City lays off high-paid workers.In this cartoon, an illustration of a storefront, bearing the Circuit City logo, is emblazoned with signs saying:"EMPLOYEE CLEARANCE:...

CCRI changes lives,<br> and it should have big dreams

On March 23, Ray M. Di Pasquale was officially inaugurated as the fourth president of the Community College of Rhode Island, a position he...

Patents key to creative economy

Increasingly, patents are considered a company’s most valuable asset. So, as we continue to move into a “creative economy,” Rhode Island needs to assess...

Recruiting and keeping happy employees

Workers with less than two years of service voluntarily leave at an average rate of 20 percent per year, a recent study found, while...
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Editorial Cartoon:<BR> ‘March to Madness – Final Four-Ever Edition’

On the right, under the headline "East," are the labels "Forever Gallon of Gas" and "Forever Price of Tea in China."On the left,...
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Editorial Cartoon: Crazy to Work Here

Telephone policy?A man in a suit sits at his laptop computer, a cup of coffee beside him, in an office full of cubicle workers....
DURING A VISIT earlier this month to Long Beach, Miss., President George W. Bush speaks with, from left, Patty Steagall, Shannon Orr and her son Matthew, and Judy Dill.  /

SBA has learned its lessons from Katrina

As a businessman appointed last summer to take over a much-criticized federal agency, coming to Washington has been an education. A central lesson after...
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