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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

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Five Questions With: Jeffrey Hill

Jeffrey Hill has severed as the R.I. Department of Health’s violence and injury prevention coordinator since October 2016. Previously, he was the youth suicide...

Brown heads child and adolescent psychiatry training at Bradley, Hasbro...

PROVIDENCE – Dr. Larry Brown has been appointed director of the division of child and adolescent psychiatry at the Warren Alpert Medical School of...

R.I. Department of Health grants $42K for state climate change projects

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Health has awarded $42,680 in grants to 10 local groups to work on projects related to climate change...

Whitehouse tours CODAC center to view opioid epidemic impact

PROVIDENCE – While Rhode Island has made significant headway in addressing the opioid crisis, health officials throughout the state say more work is needed...
THE HOUSE APPROVED A $9.6 BILLION fiscal 2019 budget on Friday. / PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD

House-passed budget outlines revenue-sharing from sports betting

PROVIDENCE — The House late Friday approved a $9.6 billion budget that continues a car-tax phaseout and outlines how revenue from newly authorized sports...
BANK OF AMERICA considering whether to reverse a decision it made two years ago to remove broker commissions from Merrill Lynch retirement accounts. The move comes after the fiduciary rule was struck down in March by a U.S. appeals court. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DAVIS TURNER

BofA weighs allowing commissions on Merrill retirement accounts

NEW YORK - Bank of America Corp., faced with a lighter regulatory climate in the Trump era, is considering whether to reverse a decision it...
FIDELITY INVESTMENTS INC. is trimming fees on the target-date index funds it sells to retirement plans. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/JB REED

Fidelity cuts fees on target-date funds as competition heats up

NEW YORK - Fidelity Investments Inc., which has been cutting prices to compete with low-cost rivals such as Vanguard Group and Charles Schwab Corp., is...
RHODE ISLAND is among top states with specialized concentrations in biotech according to BIO's 2018 industry report. Above, a map depicting biotech employment concentrations by state. /COURTESY BIO

Industry report: R.I. well-positioned for biotech growth

PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island fares well on concentrations of biotech jobs and per capita research spending in a 2018 biotechnology industry report commissioned by...
JACLYN LEIBL-COTE HAS BEEN NAMED the first female president of Collette. Above, Leibl-Cote, left, is pictured next to her father, Dan Sullivan Jr., who has stepped down as president but will remain CEO. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Leibl-Cote appointed president of Collette

PAWTUCKET - Jaclyn Leibl-Cote has been appointed the first female president of Collette in the travel company's 100-year history, the company told PBN Friday.Leibl-Cote,...

The Breakers welcome center opens

NEWPORT — After years of acrimonious battle, a welcome center for tourists opened quietly Thursday afternoon at The Breakers mansion with a ribbon cutting...
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