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2 LIN TV stations win Peabody Awards

PROVIDENCE – LIN TV Corp. (NYSE: TVL) today announced that its WTNH-TV of New Haven, Conn., and WISH-TV of Indianapolis, Ind., have been honored...

Merrill execs face retrial in Enron case

HOUSTON – The retrial of three former Merrill Lynch & Co. executives in an Enron-related case, alleging fraudulent sales of power-generating barges off...
DISCRIMINATION by the housing industry against would-be buyers and renters is the target of the new multi-agency campaign, whose launch coincides with national Fair Housing Month. Above, a house for sale in Smithfield. /

Agencies team up for Fair Housing R.I. campaign

PROVIDENCE – Saying that “finding the right, safe, affordable home should not be a matter of race, religion or ethnicity,” Rhode Island Housing today...

ER Card developers attract ‘angel’ investors

WEST WARWICK – Health care investment group Angel Health Strategies LLC of Providence has teamed up with electronic medical records vendor Professional Records Inc.,...
THE NORTH END, as envisioned by TPG and TRO Jung | Brannen after the completion of the $1.4 billion private development. /

TPG unveils $1.4B ‘O2’ development plan <br>that begins with buying Newport...

NEWPORT – The Procaccianti Group, joined by business leaders and elected officials from Newport and Aquidneck Island, today announced the beginning of an entertainment/residential/commercial...

Ohio is 2nd state to sue over lead paint

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The State of Ohio yesterday filed suit against Sherwin-Williams Co., DuPont Co. and eight other former lead-paint makers, seeking to recover...
THE 2007 STATE EGG features Swarovski crystals and gold findings on a pearlized egg, and contains a sculpted Rhode Island Red. /

First Lady accepts 2007 R.I. State Egg

WHITE HOUSE – Artist and product designer Joan Klatil Creamer of East Greenwich, who this year again was selected by the American Egg Board...
TACNAV systems allow military vehicles like this Humvee to navigate in poor visibility and to become part of a battlefield network. /

KVH sells $1.7M in TACNAV parts, upgrades

MIDDLETOWN – KVH Industries Inc. (Nasdaq: KVHI) today announced it has received two orders, totaling about $1.7 million, for components and upgrades to its...
GRIDLOCKED: Traffic comes to a halt in September on Interstate 5 in Sacramento, Calif. The state was one of 12 that joined in suing the EPA over its decision not to regulate vehicle emissions of greenhouse gases. /

Supreme Court: EPA must consider<BR> vehicle greenhouse-gas emissions

WASHINGTON – In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court yesterday condemned federal environmental officials’ “steadfast refusal to regulate greenhouse gas emissions,” saying it...
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WPRI Ch. 12 is local AP News Station of Year

PROVIDENCE – For the fourth consecutive year, WPRI-TV Channel 12 and its “Eyewitness News” have been named News Station of the Year by the...
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