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Leasing states’ assets becoming common cash maker

The state of Illinois wants to get out of the lottery business.What a wonderful idea! Illinois should stop gambling. So should the other 41...

<i>To close R.I.’s deficit, look at both sides of the ledger</i>

It's budget time again. This year the Poverty Institute is strongly urging Rhode Island policymakers to give equal time and attention to the revenue...

<i>Use the business plan competition to hone your skills</i>

One of the most important documents that any entrepreneur can write is a business plan because, when done well, it conveys his or her...

Completing yearly checklist will promote success

When you started your own company, your focus was on doing anything and everything to get it off the ground. Now you're proud to...

Managing intellectual property

Dear Dan: We're a small design startup, and most of what we create is considered "intellectual property." We're always debating which ideas to protect...

Even a low-tech sector demands high-tech practices

‘The future will be littered … by adopters or non-adopters.’In today’s global economy, where products designed in Rhode Island are manufactured in China, shipped...

Car questions: Gauging auto trends

Do you drive a company car? Yes - 65% No - 35% How many automobiles are there in your household? One - 6% Two - 41% Three...

Revving up Sunday auto sales:<r> Should R.I. lawmakers lift the prohibition?

Should the R.I. General Assembly repeal the state's current prohibition and allow auto dealerships to open on Sundays? Yes - 75% No - 25% Would...

Will the R.I. economy grow in 1999?

The Providence Business News/CellularOne executive poll is a weekly survey of 50 top business leaders throughout the state, representing small and large companies in...
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