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LYNNE DUNPHY, recently appointed to the Routhier Chair of Practice at URI's College of Nursing, focuses on work force issues. /

URI professor tackles nursing shortage

When the E.J. and V.M. Routhier Foundation invited the University of Rhode Island's dean of nursing, Dayle Joseph, to write a proposal for a...

Coalition: R.I. needs statewide water management

One in a series of stories about Rhode Island's potential water crisis. An alliance led by environmental groups is urging Rhode Island leaders to develop...

Diversity brings new workplace rules

"It's a small world after all …" the ethnically costumed dolls chirped to thousands of beaming visitors at the 1964-65 New York World's Fair. Little...
PUT A CORK IN IT! Some restaurants are promoting the merlot-to-go idea, while others fear liability if patrons uncork their bottles on the road. /

Wine-to-go idea isn’t taking hold <br> <i>Many restaurants don’t offer patrons the...

Few restaurant patrons take unfinished bottles of wine home with them following a meal, despite a law passed in the summer that allows them...

Greenhouse gas pact expected to raise energy costs<br><i>But R.I. can use...

Gov. Donald L. Carcieri's decision to have Rhode Island join a regional effort to curb greenhouse gas emissions will cost the owners of the...
THE MOST VALUABLE state property that would be sold is the R.I.
Department of Health's Chapin Health Laboratory on Orms Street in Providence, valued at $10.9 million. /

Carcieri seeking to raise $28M from property sales:<br><i>Parking lot, buildings seen...

In submitting his budget for fiscal 2008, Gov. Donald L. Carcieri stressed one point regarding proposed cuts to human services and personnel: A difficult budget...

Pagliarini starts as governor’s deputy chief of staff

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Donald L. Carcieri has named John R. Pagliarini his new deputy chief of staff, effective today. He replaces Clark Greene, who...
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KVH gets $2.6M order for torpedo guidance units

MIDDLETOWN – KVH Industries Inc. today said it has received a follow-on order for more than $2.6 million worth of TG-6000 inertial measurement units...

BNS seeks to pare shareholders to below SEC limit

MIDDLETOWN – BNS Holding Inc. today said its board of directors has approved a plan to reduce the number of shareholders, to eliminate the...

Bank of America gets amnesty in muni bonds probe

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Bank of America Corp. said it has been granted amnesty in the federal antitrust probe of the municipal bond market.In...
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