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DR. ROY AARON plans to use virtual-reality technology to test 'biohybrid' prosthetics for soldiers who have lost limbs in the Iraq war. /

A virtual take on cutting-edge medicine

Dr. Roy Aaron recalls the first time he donned a head-mounted display – a device resembling a helmet with goggles that displays computer-generated images...
Joseph Marshall, 90 /

R.I. Film Fest producer Joseph Marshall dies

NEWPORT – Navy Lt. Cmdr. (ret.) Joseph Marshall, 90, a founder and producer of the Rhode Island International Film Festival, which in August marked...

Cumberland trucking firm to be sentenced May 19

The sentencing of Cumberland-based Berkeley Transportation Co. has been set for May 19, the U.S. attorney’s office said.The company last year agreed to plead...

Are you ready to adopt a ‘West Coast Offense’?

The Super Bowl is always a good occasion to glean business insights from the world of football. The sport has become highly competitive, with...

<i>A decade-long arts success in the city</i>

In a city that puts great value on its cultural life, success stories by arts nonprofits are a welcome sight. The Providence Black Repertory...

Brown cancer biologists ID key growth factor

PROVIDENCE- Researchers at Brown University's Warren Alpert Medical School and Rhode Island Hospital have identified a type of gene-regulating protein that is required to...

Westerly Hospital opens spine and pain center

WESTERLY – A physician specializing in interventional pain management and spine care has established the Westerly Spine & Pain Center in a suite on...

Consumer unit reaches out to R.I. businesses

It's hard enough running a small business, and it's harder in Rhode Island, with its relatively high taxes and high benefits and utilities costs,...
DAVID AND MARK EXTER, of S & W Television & Appliance Co., are taking on the big retail stores like Wal-Mart and Best Buy, not only with their prices, but with the personal touches the big stores can't provide. /

Who’s afraid of the big-box stores?

S & W Television & Appliance Co. BUSINESS TYPE: Independent appliance retailer OWNER: Mark Exter LOCATION: 2735 Pawtucket Ave., East Providence EMPLOYEES: Seven full-time, two part-time (including owner) YEAR FOUNDED: 1946 ANNUAL...

Seekonk storyteller wins spoken-word Grammy

SEEKONK – Bill Harley, a children's book author, storyteller, humorist and performer, has won his first Grammy Award, in the Best Spoken Word Album...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick
8am–11am