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ACLU intercedes in Champlin’s case

PROVIDENCE – The American Civil Liberties Union jumped into the Champlin’s lawsuit against the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council this week, filing an “amicus...

14 retailers join Citizens’ rewards program

PROVIDENCE – The launch of the Citizens Bank and Charter One Bank Merchant Network was announced this week by parent Citizens Financial Group Inc....

Verizon seeks FiOS TV franchise<br> for 12 R.I. cities and towns

PROVIDENCE – Verizon Communications today filed an application with the R.I. Division of Public Utilities and Carriers seeking a franchise to provide its fiber-optic-based...

Dunkin’ hires Rachel Ray as new spokesperson

CANTON, Mass. – Dunkin’ Donuts today announced it has signed daytime TV host Rachael Ray as its new brand representative.Ray is best known for...

Amtrol files Ch. 11 reorganization plan

WEST WARWICK – Amtrol Inc. says it has reached an important milestone in its Chapter 11 reorganization, with the filing by the company and...

New Bedford factory’s managers face<br> conspiracy, illegal hiring charges

NEW BEDFORD – The owner and three managers of Michael Bianco Inc. face conspiracy and illegal hiring charges after an investigation led by Immigration...
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KBL approves Summer Infant acquisition

NEW YORK – KBL Healthcare Acquisition Corp. II stockholders approved the company’s acquisition of Summer Infant Inc. at a special meeting today. The...

Service industries slow in February, ISM finds

TEMPE, Ariz. – The Institute for Supply Management today said its index of non-manufacturing business fell to 54.3 in February from its January reading...
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Blue Cross campaign seeks to educate consumers

A man reads the labels on two bottles. “Same active ingredients, but one has a much lower price,” he notes. He tosses the pricier...

Judge’s ruling doesn’t end<br> debate over lead verdict

A year after a state jury found that lead paint was a public nuisance in Rhode Island and the Sherwin-Williams Co. and two other...
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