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Paulson urges rejection of third-party suits

U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson Jr. said last week that allowing victims of business fraud to file class-action suits against third parties...
URI OCEAN ENGINEERING Prof. Malcolm Spaulding, left, the director of the new undersea center, shows off his CoastMap software program along with colleague Eoin Howlett. /

Dual-use applications are focus of undersea center

This spring, the U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Center awarded the University of Rhode Island $150,000 to create a Center of Excellence in Undersea Technology....

2 new board members join ISO New England

HOLYOKE, Mass. – Roberta S. Brown and Richard E. Kessel have been elected to the board of directors of ISO New England Inc., effective...
100 VOLUNTEERS using handheld electronic devices recorded the size, condition, species and location of the 24,999 trees that line the streets of Providence. /

Volunteers tally the street trees of Providence

PROVIDENCE – Mayor David N. Cicilline today announced the results of the Providence Tree Tally, an arboreal census of the city streets completed...

Conservation group seeks ethics probe of CRMC

PROVIDENCE – The Conservation Law Foundation today asked the state Ethics Commission to investigate members of the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council, citing “a...

AAA: R.I. gas prices fall 4¢ to $2.969

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island gasoline prices are back below $3 per gallon, after falling for their third consecutive week, according to AAA Southern New...

N.J., Mo. courts reject<br> lead-paint lawsuits

Sherwin-Williams Co., DuPont Co. and other former makers of lead paint Friday won dismissal of a lawsuit filed by New Jersey communities whose officials...
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Honoring a legacy by protecting valuable wetlands

Just over 50 years ago, in September 1956, nine concerned citizens met in a rustic inn to discuss the future of Maine’s open spaces....

World Bank gives $190,000 to URI project

A geoscientist at the University of Rhode Island has been awarded $190,000 by the World Bank to develop a system for providing safe, reliable...

U.S. industrial output stalls in May

WASHINGTON – U.S. industrial production held steady in May at 112.7 percent of its 2002 average, after edging up a revised 0.4 percent in...
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