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SJ Corio to auction off Paramount Cards assets

WARWICK – Auction house SJ Corio Co. last week said it will handle the sale of more than 2,000 items from the inventory of...

R.I.-led lawsuit succeeds in challenge to EPA rule

NEW YORK – A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has ruled in favor of Rhode Island and...

Providence Equity cited as raising new $12B fund

PROVIDENCE – Providence Equity Partners Inc. has raised $12 billion in less than three months to create the biggest-ever fund to buy media and...

Urciuoli, Celona, Driscoll to serve prison sentences

A federal judge last Wednesday sentenced Robert A. Urciuoli, former president and CEO of Roger Williams Medical Center, to 36 months in prison, and...

R.I. probing TJX Cos.’ handling of records breach

PROVIDENCE – Attorney General Patrick C. Lynch today announced he has filed a Civil Investigative Demand (CID) in Providence County Superior Court against The...

A modest investment for state’s fire safety

It's an open secret that delays in fire safety inspections are slowing down the completion of construction projects all across the state. And as...
BRIAN JEPSON, a computer programmer, writer and editor, is applying his expertise to innovative projects in Rhode Island, including RI-WINs. /

Drawing on geek power to transform the Ocean State

Brian Jepson has gained a reputation as an expert on and a catalyst for digital innovation in Rhode Island. At O'Reilly Media, he has...
STUDIO 1011 builds trade show exhibits and other branding and promotional items that draw in audiences with humor, quirky features and interactivity. Pictured, from left, are owners Finn and Janie Yonkers and staffers Iain Lawson and Nina Williamson. /

Digital branding to engage clients

PROFILE: STUDIO1011 OWNERS: Finn and Janie Yonkers TYPE OF BUSINESS: Design firm LOCATION: 150 Chestnut St., Providence EMPLOYEES: 6 YEAR ESTABLISHED: 2000 ANNUAL SALES: WNDStudio1011 is a design firm of...

Clear Channel urges shareholders to approve merger

SAN ANTONIO – Clear Channel Communications Inc. (NYSE:CCU), a global media and entertainment company whose properties include local radio stations WHJY-FM, WHJJ-FM, WSNE-FM and...

Inventors warned of IP pitfalls

When Elizabeth Pierotti woke up with the idea of developing a retractable-coil cord for headphones, she had no idea the headache it would eventually...
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