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Newport County Chamber endorses RI-WINs

MIDDLETOWN – The Newport County Chamber of Commerce yesterday announced its full support for the Rhode Island Wireless Innovation Networks (RI-WINs) effort to create...

Mortgage failures ‘of great concern’ to Fed

WASHINGTON – Sandra Braunstein, director of the Federal Reserve System’s Division of Consumer and Community Affairs, yesterday told Congress “The impact of mortgage delinquency...
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UnitedHealthcare withdraws $36.8M<br> extraordinary dividend proposal

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner today announced it has received a letter from UnitedHealthcare of New England withdrawing its...
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R.I. schools to get $3.1M more Title I funds

WASHINGTON – Title I federal funding of Rhode Island public schools will increase by $3.1 million or 6.7 percent in fiscal 2007, to more...

Biszko Contracting faces $36,400 in safety fines

Biszko Contracting Corp. of Fall River faces $36,400 in potential fines for allegedly failing to supply cave-in protection at a work site on Lenox...
CLASSROOM and lecture hall space, faculty offices and a business incubator for biotech startups will be included in the 140,000-square-foot center. /

Amgen gives $1M as URI breaks ground <br> for Center for Biotechnology...

KINGSTON – The University of Rhode Island is breaking ground today for its Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences, a project to which the...

Firm hired to demolish Rocky Pt. buildings

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Rhode Island district office and the City of Warwick Monday joined in announcing the hiring of a firm...
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39% of online households plan to e-file

More consumers are filing their taxes online and fewer are worried about Internet security, according to report today by The Conference Board and TNS.In...

Public Display gets $0.25M from Slater Fund

PROVIDENCE – The Slater Technology Fund today announced it has provided financing to software startup Public Display.“To date, Slater has invested a total...

Division of Motor Vehicles gets new phone system

PAWTUCKET – The R.I. Division of Motor Vehicles has a new main telephone number, 426-4DMV (462-4368), effective today.Callers will reach a new, automated main...
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