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Monday, June 18, 2018

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ACLU intercedes in Champlin’s case

PROVIDENCE – The American Civil Liberties Union jumped into the Champlin’s lawsuit against the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council this week, filing an “amicus...
ON PARKIS AVENUE, where Greater Elmwood Neighborhood Services has its offices, the nonprofit is developing several derelict properties into The Homes @ Parkis Avenue. /

Greater Elmwood joins national effort

PROVIDENCE – Greater Elmwood Neighborhood Services has been accepted into the NeighborWorks America community-building program, as one of 44 member organizations nationwide and the...

Bush, Lula sign ethanol pact for energy security

SAO PAOLO, Brazil – President George W. Bush and Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva today agreed to share technology to develop...
A MEMBER since 2005 of the AARP National Employer Team, CVS offers flexible benefits and asks mature workers to share their experience by mentoring younger workers. /

CVS honored for mature-worker programs

WOONSOCKET – CVS/pharmacy this afternoon announced it has received the 2007 ASA Business and Aging Award, presented in Chicago at the joint conference of...
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Unemployment stays at 4.5% as U.S. adds jobs

WASHINGTON – U.S. employment continued to edge up last month while the nation’s unemployment rate held steady at 4.5 percent, the U.S. Department of...

Trade deficit narrows in January to $59.1B

WASHINGTON – The nation’s imports of goods and services exceeded exports in January by $59.1 billion, down 3.8 percent from December’s $61.5 billion trade...

14 retailers join Citizens’ rewards program

PROVIDENCE – The launch of the Citizens Bank and Charter One Bank Merchant Network was announced this week by parent Citizens Financial Group Inc....

CVS, Caremark sweeten offer to $26.3B

CVS Corp. (NYSE: CVS) and Caremark Rx Inc. (NYSE: CMX) today announced “enhancements” to their planned merger in response to rival Express Scripts’ (Nasdaq:...

Dunkin’ hires Rachel Ray as new spokesperson

CANTON, Mass. – Dunkin’ Donuts today announced it has signed daytime TV host Rachael Ray as its new brand representative.Ray is best known for...

Cessna to boost Citation X production 65%

PROVIDENCE – Textron Inc. says its Wichita, Kan.-based Cessna Aircraft Co. will ramp up production of its Citation X business jet by more than...
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