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TRADERS WORK on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange last week. /

Stocks rise on earnings news, Sallie Mae bid

NEW YORK – U.S. stocks rose this morning on news that student-loan provider Sallie Mae (SLM Corp.) has accepted a $25 billion bid from...
A SURGICAL TEAM at Landmark Medical Center operates on a patient's heart. A key part of health systems planning is determining where specialized services should be offered. /

Big-picture reform seen as crucial

In recent years, Rhode Island has passed substantial health insurance, nursing home and assisted-living reforms. Now, amid growing concerns about the cost of health...
THIS PLUCKY Rhode Island red is the mascot of the DLT's multimedia campaign. /

DLT launches drive promoting<br> workers’ comp awareness

CRANSTON – The R.I. Department of Labor and Training has launched a statewide campaign to educate employers and employees about their rights and responsibilities...
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Look into options for angel funds

There’s good news for entrepreneurs on the lookout for startup or early-stage financing right now: Angel investors are feeling more optimistic than they have...
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A proud standard-bearer for R.I. hospitality

The Rhode Island Hospitality and Tourism Association was formed in 1982 by the merger of the Rhode Island Restaurant Association and the Rhode Island...

Rite Aid posts annual loss of 1¢ per share,<br> raises savings...

CAMP HILL, Pa. – Rite Aid, the nation’s No. 3 drugstore chain, today posted a loss of 1 cent per diluted share for the...
THE WAIVER 'complements the efforts ... to lower some Commonwealth Care premiums and expand health-insurance coverage,' Gov. Deval Patrick said in a statement last night.  /

Mass. waives SCHIP premiums<br> for some low-income kids

BOSTON – Gov. Deval Patrick yesterday directed MassHealth to waive insurance premiums for low-income children, affecting thousands of families with children in or...

Rockland Trust parent’s 1Q profit falls 16.2%

ROCKLAND, Mass. – Independent Bank Corp. (Nasdaq: INDB), parent of the Rockand Trust Co., today posted a 16.2-percent decline in first-quarter net income to...
200 EMPLOYEES of Ocean State companies and organizations that have been named Well Workplaces marched from the downtown to the State House for the ceremony. /

R.I. designated nation’s first ‘Well State’

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island yesterday was designated the nation’s first “Well State” by the Wellness Councils of America. The Worksite Wellness Council of Rhode...

Citgroup may cut staff by 5%, source says

NEW YORK – Citigroup Inc., the nation’s largest bank, may pare its work force by nearly 17,000 jobs (about 5 percent) as it seeks...
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