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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...

Towerstream stock to trade on NASD’s OTCBB

MIDDLETOWN – Towerstream Corp. today said its common stock will trade on NASD's OTC Bulletin Board, under the symbol TWER, beginning with the market’s...
ROBERT J. LEAVER, founder of New Commons, is a proponent of regional partnerships for food, transportation and other services. /

Selling ideas and a grand vision

A Providence firm focuses on sustainable economies and communitiesRobert Leaver wants you to think outside the box. Leaver, the founding principal of New Commons...
KARYN RHODES, who recently earned a national human resources certification at Bryant, has been hired as a senior HR manager at New England Ambulance. /

Certifications seen as crucial to gain a competitive edge

PMP. PHR. CFP. The acronyms that follow a person's name after he or she has received a professional certification are increasingly sought after by employers. As...

Searching for the right customers

A Providence marketing firm specializes in pay-per-click advertisingWORKING PLANET MARKETING GROUP INC. www.WorkingPlanet.com TYPE OF BUSINESS: Paid search (pay-per-click) marketing firm LOCATION: 180 Elmgrove Ave., Providence OWNERS: Soren...

Tribe ‘weighing options’ after appeal’s rejection

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear the Narragansett Indian Tribe’s appeal of a lower-court ruling that the tribe is subject to Rhode...

RI.gov listed among ‘Best of Web’

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s state Web site and the state’s Marine No Septic Discharge Online Compliance System Web site were both honored in the...

Pawtucket fights to keep trash transfer station out

In the last few years, Pawtucket has made no secret of its plans to reinvent itself. In an effort to shed its image as...

Katrina spurs R.I. Bar to plan for disasters

Stories about New Orleans lawyers severely affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita prompted Rhode Island Bar Association President Thomas Lyons to make emergency preparedness...
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