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Mass., R.I. get $8.3M for ‘trade-impacted’ workers

WASHINGTON – Rhode Island has received nearly $1.1 million in new federal Trade Adjustment Assistance and Massachusetts more than $7.2 million in new and...

Picerne inks 6th military housing privatization pact

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Picerne Military Housing has been selected by the Army to help develop a plan to renovate and privatize more than 1,600...
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State gives URI $150K for energy research, analysis

KINGSTON – The University of Rhode Island’s Division of Research and Economic Development has been awarded a $150,000 research and analysis grant by the...
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Doyle is new president of League of Cities and Towns

WARWICK –Pawtucket Mayor James E. Doyle has been installed as the 34th president of the Rhode Island League of Cities and Towns. At the...

DOT opens ‘Iway October’ with new Podcast series

PROVIDENCE – A series of three-minute Podcasts telling the story of the Iway project was unveiled today by the R.I. Department of Transportation. Each...

The major issues deserve solutions, in R.I. and the U.S.

It is no secret that special interests dominate the state’s politics. It allows them to influence how, from whom and in what amounts tax...

This merger should deliver real health care reform

The Rhode Island Business Group on Health recently sponsored a “summit” conference on a variety of health-related topics expected to be of interest to...
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Editorial Cartoon: Don’t Tread on Me

Two flags wave side by side, one under a headline that says The Spirit of 1776, the other under a headline that says The...

Businesses must adapt to ‘flat-world’ issues

Our spherical world has been declared flat once again. And if your company has any age on it at all, you have likely found...
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Hookah bar hooks URI students in

Mahoud “Mark” Najib doesn’t particularly care for the use of the words “hookah bar” to describe his new venture in South Kingstown.“We prefer water...
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