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SYMBOLIC FIGURE: The Independent Man atop the Statehouse in Providence symbolizes Rhode Island’s self-image and history of independence. Unaffiliated voters have long outnumbered both registered Republicans and Democrats in the state. / 
PBN PHOTO/PAMELA BHATIA

R.I.’s independent streak could bring unexpected results

As symbols go, Rhode Island’s Independent Man doesn’t hold anything back.Looking out over the state from the top of the Statehouse rotunda, the Independent...
THE TIME IS NOW: With the approval by the Justice Department of the CVS Health-Aetna merger, CVS President and CEO Larry J. Merlo will now have to deliver on the promise of the deal, including reining in the rising costs of health care delivery in the United States. / COURTESY CVS HEALTH

CVS-Aetna deal could be good

With the Justice Department’s approval of the CVS Health Corp.-Aetna Inc. merger, the nation is embarking on a new road in health care.The potential...

Science reveals dark side of wind power

Any solution to global warming will almost certainly rely on an expansion of renewable energy, reducing carbon dioxide emissions with clean solar or wind...

Technology not killing board games

Oct. 5-14 marks American Craft Week, a celebration of the artistry of American crafters and the wide array of decorative and functional objects they...
SHATTERED DREAM: Pictured is the site of the former Apex department store in downtown Pawtucket, which had been the proposed location for a new ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox until the team announced it found a better deal with Worcester, Mass., where it will be moving in two years./ PBN FILE PHOTO/PAMELA BHATIA

Given the departure of the Pawtucket Red Sox to Worcester, Mass.,...

With the reality of the departure of the Pawtucket Red Sox setting in, political leaders and small business owners are cassting about for ways...

Five Questions With: Christina Rouse

Christina Rouse is the director of marketing and operations for Providence-based Sweeney Real Estate & Appraisal, a position she’s held for five years. A...

Five Questions With: Amanda Costa

Amanda Costa, director of Rhode Island operations for Navatek Ltd., said the company works to not only design naval ships but also develop the...

Five Questions With: Ryan Lax

Ryan Lax is president of Lax & Co., a financial-planning and advisory firm in Warwick. He has been in the insurance and investment industry...

Five Questions With: Steven Mason

ChartWise Medical Systems Inc., the web-based, computer-assisted clinical documentation improvement software company, has promoted Steven Mason, formerly chief operating officer and president, to serve...

Five Questions With: Gerald Williams

Having held the position for 20 years, Gerald Williams is the third and longest-serving director of the Special Programs for Talent Development program at...
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