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THANKS TO CANCER SCREENING, 'my father's still with me,' Dr. Charlotte Yeh, the regional administrator for the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, said in announcing a wellness campaign for older Americans. /

New Medicare campaign aims<br> to boost preventive care

Dr. Charlotte Yeh has learned firsthand about the importance of preventive care for seniors. Her father, Charles, now 77, read an article that said...

Still time to claim phone-tax refund

A new tax credit, applicable only for 2006 filings, could be worth serious money to your company. But if you are like many other...
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Justice Flanders to lead URI research commission

Gov. Donald L. Carcieri has named lawyer Robert G. Flanders Jr., a former R.I. Supreme Court associate justice, to chair a new commission charged...

RI.gov adds Spanish and ‘Moving to R.I.’ portals

PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island’s official Web site (www.RI.gov) has added Spanish-language and “Moving to Rhode Island” mini-portals to make it easier for the state’s...

Smiths unit to expand MTA security program

NEWPORT — The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority has awarded Smiths Detection-LiveWave a $3.2 million contract to engineer and deploy an advanced security system. The...

Gov. Patrick addresses rising foreclosure crisis

BOSTON – Gov. Deval L. Patrick has announced regulatory action and proposed legislation to assist Massachusetts families facing foreclosure. “It is vital that we have...

CVS executive earns award for health efforts

The R.I. Department of Health recently presented CVS/Caremark Corp. executive Diana Lemoine with its Community Partnership Award. This award is presented to individuals and...
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St. Joseph Health Services’ CEO is leaving <br> to take helm at...

Effective June 18, H. John Keimig is leaving his position as president and CEO of St. Joseph Health Services of Rhode Island to become...
AT ITS PEAK in the 1950s, the mill housed 18,000 spindles and at least 166 looms.   /

Olneyville mill named to National Register

PROVIDENCE – A mill complex in Olneyville has been named to the National Register of Historic Places, R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission Chairman...
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Justice Flanders to lead URI innovation panel

STATE HOUSE – Gov. Donald L. Carcieri this afternoon named lawyer Robert G. Flanders Jr., a former R.I. Supreme Court associate justice, to chair...
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