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RIEMA makes steady progress<br> in planning efforts

As executive director of the R.I. Emergency Management Agency, Robert J. Warren works to protect Rhode Island’s residents and property for the event...

Web still growing as ad medium

A recent report by the Interactive Advertising Bureau and PricewaterhouseCoopers pegs U.S. Internet ad spending in 2006 at $16.8 billion, up 34 percent...

Tapping a world of schoolroom innovation

Schools have to organize and coordinate massive amounts of information – from student records to complicated class schedules – and to do so, many...

U.S. banks reap profits from China connections

Citizens Financial Group and Bank of America are among a vanguard of large U.S. banks that have bought stakes in Chinese banks and forged...
TORY JOHNSON, founder and CEO of the recruitment service Women For Hire, offers the crowd a $100 bill to show how timid women can be about taking what they want. /

Women’s Summit offers inspiration, helpful tips

Bryant University’s annual Women’s Summit aims to “allow women a chance to take time to look at where they are and where they want...

Lead-paint case heading to state Supreme Court

The state’s years-long legal battle with paint manufacturers over the ravages of lead paint is going to continue in the R.I. Supreme Court, just...

Club encourages CEOs to share ideas, experiences

Kip Brockmyre III, president of LFI Inc., recently got ideas about putting together a wellness program to lower health care costs at his company...

Emergency cleanups require expert help

On a day like March 2, when the heavy ice and snow from previous storms are melted by pouring rain, roofs inevitably bust open,...

Amica hires Mass. firm for high-speed wireless

LINCOLN – Amica Mutual Insurance Co. has signed a deal with Intelligent Compression Technologies Inc. of Quincy, Mass., a subsidiary of ViaSat Inc., to...
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Set a policy for the use of e-mail

For almost any business, large or small, e-mail has been a huge boon to efficiency. But improper e-mail usage can create legal liabilities for...
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