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UnitedHealth under fire<br> from Carcieri, AMA

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Donald L. Carcieri Tuesday expressed “serious concerns” about United HealthCare of New England’s planned payment of a $36.8 million extraordinary dividend...
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Ivy Film Festival partners with OSTN

PROVIDENCE – The Ivy Film Festival today announced it has renewed its partnership with the Open Student Television Network. The Ivy Film Festival is now...

Im-aj reaps more honors <br>for Crossroads, R.I. Housing PSAs

RICHMOND – The public service advertising campaigns developed by Im-aj Communications & Design Inc. for Rhode Island Housing and Crossroads Rhode Island have been...

R.I. seeks owners of $150M</br> in unclaimed assets

PROVIDENCE – The Office of the General Treasurer today released its annual unclaimed property list. The state is holding about $150 million in unclaimed...

Markland issues update on planned dividend

WARWICK – Markland Technologies Inc. (Pinksheets: MRKL) says that a registration statement for its planned dividend of shares in Technest Holdings Inc. has been...
FOR MANY R.I. BUSINESSES the new fire code boils down to cost, with sprinkler systems and alarms costing upwards of tens of thousands of dollars.  /

Legislator seeks to apply ’03 fire code only to clubs

Rep. Joseph A. Trillo was surprised that he was able to get 19 co-sponsors for a bill introduced last week that would repeal amendments...

Brown team developing new tools for thought

Brown University scientists who study the brain are conducting groundbreaking research that could eventually yield significant medical advances. About 100 Brown faculty members are part...

Toray hopes to gain edge with clear polyester film

With its parent company operating in 18 countries, including lower-wage Asian nations, Toray Plastics America Inc. faces more pressure to perform and to make...

Hospitals boost offerings in alternative medicine

PROVIDENCE - The Miriam Hospital has integrated a complementary medicine program into its cancer treatment center, aiming to reduce side effects and thereby enhance...

South County set to open new orthopedics center

WAKEFIELD - South County Hospital’s new Center for Orthopedics, which has been under construction since mid-September, is almost ready, the hospital says. It is...
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