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Inclusion needed for minority business

It is not surprising that white-owned businesses earn more than those owned by minorities, but the size of the gap found by a U.S....
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Small businesses: Bid now on federal jobs

There’s never been a better time for small businesses looking to sell products and services to the federal government. A backlash over the federal...
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Watching the world on video feeds

If someone buys tulip bulbs from Holland, it’s entirely possible that they were inspected and graded by a system using Videology Imaging Solutions Inc....

R.I. Senate confirms 3 nominees to Arts Council

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Senate yesterday confirmed the nominations of Beverly Blais, Bill Brackett and Douglas Bennett to the board of the R.I. State...
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2007 R.I. Business Plan winners named

PROVIDENCE – The developer of software that transforms cell phones into automated security devices and a student team that uses peer pressure to help...

Slater Fund invests $500,000 in Tizra

PROVIDENCE – Tizra Inc. today announced it has closed on a $500,000 investment from the quasi-public Slater Technology Fund. The money will enable the East...
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Newport Chamber names Business Excellence winners

MIDDLETOWN – The Newport County Chamber of Commerce today announced the winners of its first Excellence in Business Awards. They will be honored this...
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CVS/Caremark gives $2.5M<br> for health care reform

WOONSOCKET – The CVS/Caremark Charitable Trust today announced plans for a five-year $2.5 million grant to the R.I. Quality Institute. The institute is a collaborative...
ARNELL MILHOUSE has a lot to say about downtown Providence, from the mall to parking to a need for unity among downtown entities. /

In resurgent Downcity, a call for more collaboration

When Arnell Milhouse was a college student in Providence in the early 1990s, downtown was vacant and underappreciated. Since then, however, he has seen...
STEPHEN LANE, CEO of Item Group, says Item's development of the spill-proof 'big-kid cup' led to a series of inventions, including a breast pump and industrial fluid dispensers. /

Can industrial designers<br> change the whole world?

Industrial designers are not only riding the shifts in their industries. They are creating the shifts by designing straws that filter unsafe water for...
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