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State’s future depends on children’s lives

Nearly one of every five children in Rhode Island lives in poverty. Nearly one in 10 lives in extreme poverty, under $8,122 for...

It’s not in what, but in whom you’re investing

When I say “investing” what one word comes to mind? Stocks? Day-trading? Hot tip? Jim Cramer? Booyah? Well, those are not the words I’m...
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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Bird flu may drop business back to earth

A little more than a year ago, we heard warnings from Gov. Donald L. Carcieri and U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Michael...

RIEMA makes steady progress<br> in planning efforts

As executive director of the R.I. Emergency Management Agency, Robert J. Warren works to protect Rhode Island’s residents and property for the event...

URI professor takes on elder care issues

Patricia M. Burbank, a University of Rhode Island nursing professor, has won The American Journal of Nursing’s Book of the Year 2006 award in...

Consumer-driven health plans<br> really contain costs

In December 2005, LFI Inc. faced the unpleasant exercise of renewing our health insurance policy. With no significant changes, the new premiums on our...

Small business here affected by war in Iraq

The nation’s laws rightly protect the civilian jobs of reserve soldiers and sailors and National Guardsmen who go overseas to fight this nation’s wars....

Immigration laws aren’t perfect,<br> but compliance is key

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires all U.S. employers to verify the employment authorization of every new employee, whether each is...

Imagining the worst helps secure the best

Disaster is an overused term – if the coffee shop runs out of raspberry flavoring for your skim latte, it’s a disaster! But when...
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