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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...

China seen as a challenging market<br> but also a rewarding one

Though doing business with China can be a lucrative endeavor, getting started requires a ton of research, and once you get a client, it...

Keeping kids from losing health care

Gov. Donald L. Carcieri’s budget for fiscal 2008 lists it as a key source of savings for the state: $9.3 million in state funds...

United HealthCare of N.E. seeks to pay<br> extra $36.8M to Minn. parent...

Just five months after paying a $17 million dividend to its parent company, United HealthCare of New England wants to send an...

Child care subsidy limits could hurt single parents

Cynthia Tolentino has two boys, ages 6 and 8, who have attended the YMCA in Cranston for five years. They go there after school...

Smaller shelters to replace Welcome Arnold

CRANSTON – The state last week shut down the 100-bed Welcome Arnold Shelter to prepare it for demolition so a new R.I. State Police...

Mass. AG issues posters on new wage, hours law

BOSTON – Attorney General Martha Coakley’s office this month released a new poster for employers to alert workers to changes in wage and hour...

Kilmartin again tries to ban cell phones in cars

PROVIDENCE – House Majority Whip Peter F. Kilmartin, D-Pawtucket, has again filed legislation to ban the use of non-hands-free cellular phones by drivers on...

USPS facility commits to environmental upgrades

PROVIDENCE – The vehicle maintenance facility of the U.S. Postal Service in Providence has joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Environmental Performance Track,...

AHRQ, Ad Council start national PSA campaign

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and The Advertising Council this month launched a...
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