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PPL submits $5M bid to run city libraries

PROVIDENCE – Providence Public Library has submitted a $5 million, one-year proposal for providing municipal library services to the City of Providence, PPL officials...

February producer prices outpace expectations

WASHINGTON – The Producer Price Index for Finished Goods, a measure of wholesale prices, rose 1.3 percent last month after seasonal adjustment, the U.S....

Purvis Systems wins $24.1M NUWC contract

MIDDLETOWN – Purvis Systems Inc. says it has won a $24.1 million, five-year contract with the Naval Undersea Warfare Center.The agreement – a...

Lincoln Park agrees to let RIPTA return

At a meeting yesterday evening in Lincoln, Lincoln Park and R.I. Public Transit Authority officials agreed to a resumption of bus service to the...
BUILDERS work on a new house in Denver. /

Fed, OCC under fire in mortgage meltdown

WASHINGTON – The Federal Reserve and U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency are under fire by consumer advocates and former officials for...

U.S. current-account gap narrows in 4Q

WASHINGTON – The nation’s current-account deficit narrowed to $195.8 billion in the fourth quarter as oil prices fell, the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of...

RIPTA eager to talk to Lincoln Park

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Public Transit Authority’s buses still are not stopping at Lincoln Park, and a RIPTA spokeswoman says the park hasn’t been...

Viacom sues YouTube, parent Google for $1B

NEW YORK – Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) today announced it has filed suit against YouTube and Google alleging “massive intentional copyright infringement...

RIPTA buses won’t stop at Lincoln Park

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Public Transit Authority said its buses will stop entering Lincoln Park, effective today, because the gambling facility no longer allows...
REGULATORS regulators must question 'whether they have struck the right balance,' says U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, who was leading today's capital markets conference at Georgetown University. /

Paulson leads summit <br>on U.S. capital markets

WASHINGTON – U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson today convened a summit to promote ways of helping U.S. capital markets regain their former dominance.The summit...
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