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Leadership RI names 56 to Gamma II core class

PROVIDENCE – Leadership Rhode Island today introduced the 56 members of its Gamma II Class, which convened for its orientation retreat on Jan. 4...

U.S. industrial output dips 0.5 percent in Jan.

WASHINGTON – U.S. industrial production last month dipped 0.5 percent, to 111.9 points (2002 = 100) erasing December’s revised gains of 0.5 percent, the...

R.I. saves $5.5M with UnitedHealth contract extension

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Department of Administration Director Beverly Najarian today said the state has agreed to extend its contract with UnitedHealthcare of New England...
FED CHAIRMAN Ben S. Bernanke gives his semiannual monetary report to the Senate Banking Committee on Feb. 14, 2007.  /

Markets rally after Bernanke says inflation pressures on wane

WASHINGTON – Falling energy and commodities prices are likely to slow inflation, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke told the Senate Banking Committee, in...
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KVH posts ’06 revenue of $79.0M, up 11%

MIDDLETOWN – KVH Industries Inc. today posted revenue of $79.0 million for the year ended Dec. 31, an 11-percent increase over the previous year’s...

Recycler to pay $107,000 to settle pollution charges

PROVIDENCE – N.E. Environmental Services Inc. has paid $30,000 into the state’s environmental response fund, and agreed to pay an additional $77,250 to the...
THE TEST VEHICLES will be based on the M1117 ASV, above, used by Army convoy protection units and tactical military police. /

Marines paying Textron $2.8M to build test vehicles

NEW ORLEANS – Textron Marine & Land, an operating unit of Textron Systems Corp., yesterday announced it has been awarded a $2.8 million contract...

R.I. Caucus of Women Legislators elects officers

STATE HOUSE – The Rhode Island Caucus of Women Legislators yesterday said it has elected Rep. Joanne M. Giannini, D-Dist. 7, Providence, as its...
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U.S. posts 5th straight record trade deficit in ’06

WASHINGTON – The nation’s annual trade deficit last year was a record $763.6 billion, 6.5 percent higher than 2005’s $716.7 billion gap, the U.S....

NUWC, URI team up on center for undersea technology

NEWPORT – The Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport, today announced it has established a Center of Excellence in Undersea Technology with the University...
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