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R.I. 911 system reaches agreement with OnStar

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The R.I. E 9-1-1 Emergency Telephone System Division’s executive director, Raymond LaBelle, this week announced an agreement between the system and...
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Hasbro posts record $230.1M profit for 2006

PAWTUCKET – Hasbro Inc. today posted record annual profits of $230.1 million, up 8.5 percent from $212.1 million in 2005.The company credited strong...
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Hasbro posts record $230.1M profit for 2006

PAWTUCKET – Hasbro Inc. today posted record annual profits of $230.1 million, up 8.5 percent from $212.1 million in 2005.The company credited strong...

E.C. approves APC’s acquisition by Schneider Electric

WEST KINGSTON – American Power Conversion Corp. today announced that its pending acquisition by France-based Schneider Electric has been approved by the European Commission. The...

4Q sees gains in business, factory productivity

WASHINGTON – Productivity gains for the fourth quarter and for all of 2006 were reported today by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of...
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Autocrat exec to oversee production growth

Autocrat exec to oversee production growth E. Scott Tittle has joined Autocrat Inc. as director of operations, overseeing logistics, materials, facilities and manufacturing at...

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...

AAA: R.I. gas prices dip for 6th straight week, to $2.179

Rhode Island gasoline prices have fallen 3 cents, in their sixth straight week of declines, according to AAA Southern New England.AAA’s Feb. 5...

New Bedford nets record for value of fish landed in 2005

WASHINGTON – Commercial fishermen unloaded 9.6 billion pounds of fish and shellfish, valued at $2.9 billion, at U.S. ports in 2005, the National Oceanic...
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