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HISTORIAN Patrick T. Conley, left, and retired R.I. Supreme Court Justice Robert G. Flanders Jr. have just published a book on the history of the R.I. Constitution. /

Tracing the rich history of a state constitution

We all learn in school about the U.S. Constitution, the Founding Fathers and the fundamental principles on which our nation is built. But what...

Insurer, lawyers fined $1.25M in 9/11 coverage case

Zurich American Insurance Group and two law firms representing the insurer have been fined $1.25 million for hiding evidence and denying coverage in a...
URI OCEAN ENGINEERING Prof. Malcolm Spaulding, left, the director of the new undersea center, shows off his CoastMap software program along with colleague Eoin Howlett. /

Dual-use applications are focus of undersea center

This spring, the U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Center awarded the University of Rhode Island $150,000 to create a Center of Excellence in Undersea Technology....

Embracing the defense market

An increasing number of technology workers in Rhode Island spend their days creating new technologies for the U.S. military and law enforcement agencies on...
BUSINESS LEADERS protest some of legislators' budget choices at a State House rally last week. /

No money for ALCO, RI-WINs in ’08

Rhode Island may not become the first state with a border-to-border wireless broadband network after all.The R.I. Wireless Innovation Networks project is one of...

KVH gets $2.3M contract in Southeast Asia

MIDDLETOWN – KVH Industries Inc. announced on June 6 it has received a new contract from a Southeast Asian customer for the purchase of...

Panel to study financial education in R.I.

STATE HOUSE – The General Assembly has authorized the creation of a panel to examine the status of youth financial education in Rhode Island. The...
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Advocacy groups oppose delay in applying separation of powers to CRMC

PROVIDENCE – In a joint letter to members of the state House, Common Cause Rhode Island and the Environment Council of Rhode Island oppose...
THE VOTE to overrride was 28 to 7 in the state Senate and 58 to 12 in the House. Above, the State House, seen from downtown. /

Assembly overrides state budget veto

STATE HOUSE – Gov. Donald A. Carcieri’s noon veto yesterday (READ MORE) of the state budget for fiscal 2008 was overridden hours later by...

Security firm pays $110,754 in back wages

PROVIDENCE – Security Consultants Group Inc., a Tennesee-based company with offices in Lincoln, has paid a total of $110,754 in back wages to 69...
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