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OF DEBT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Rhode Island ranked next to the bottom of a list of the states with the highest average student-loan debt for Class of 2017 graduates, presenting a significant impediment to the state’s economic future. 
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High student debt is impediment to R.I.’s future economic health

The latest student-debt rankings put Rhode Island near the top – and not in a good way.According to LendEDU, an online student lending tool,...

Schachne honored as top physician

DR. JAY SCHACHNE, former chief of cardiology at Southcoast Physicians Group, founder of Truesdale Cardiology and co-founder of the Katie Brown Educational Program in...

Too many jobs feel meaningless because they are

As earnings season is upon us, it’s worth asking: Does business create value the way it once did?One sign it doesn’t is a significant...

Quonset Business Park offers array of amenities

Quonset Business Park is a leader of job creation and economic development in Rhode Island. Our more than 200 tenant companies and the people...

The importance of creativity

The great American filmmaker Cecil B. DeMille said, “Creativity is a drug I cannot live without.”As I’ve said in the past, I always try...

Protect against identity theft

You cannot pick up a newspaper or turn on the television without learning about a data breach that’s affected millions of consumers.This was the...

Don’t let sports make you miserable

I was meeting somebody for a drink after work recently but was running a little early, so I sat down on a bench in...
ACCORDING TO A July poll from Roger Williams University and WPRI-TV CBS 12, the race for governor remains a dead heat between Democratic Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and Republican Cranston Mayor Allan W. Fung. All told, there seem to be six major candidates for the state's top elected office. / PBN FILE PHOTOS/MICHAEL SALERNO AND RUPERT WHITELEY

Even though there is a long way to go, who do...

Roughly one month from Rhode Island’s primary election, a poll taken by Roger Williams University and WPRI-TV CBS 12 says that the governor’s race...

Gilbane on a mission to improve employee health

Healthiest Employees: 500-1,999 Employees | #3. Gilbane Inc. CEO (or equivalent): Thomas F. Gilbane Jr., CEO and chairman Number of employees: 1,839For the last five...

Five Questions With: Jamie McGuire

Jamie McGuire, a North Kingstown filmmaker, recently completed a short film that has been released by the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy, which is raising...
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