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Pro-Change joins study of well-being practices’ effect on workforce turnover

SOUTH KINGSTOWN — Behavioral influence company Pro-Change Behavior Systems Inc., has been named lead research analyst in a Health Enhancement Research Organization study of...
SINCLAIR BROADCAST GROUP said it would sell TV stations in New York and Chicago to help get regulators’ approval to buy Tribune Media Co., but would still operate the properties. BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/JONATHAN HANSON

Sinclair to sell and still run New York and Chicago stations

NEW YORK - Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said it would sell TV stations in New York and Chicago to help get regulators’ approval to buy...
JEANNE COLA, executive director for LISC Rhode Island, reported that the nonprofit invested a record amount in the state in 2017. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

LISC Rhode Island invests record $26.8 million in 2017

PROVIDENCE – LISC Rhode Island ended 2017 having invested $26.8 million, including $2.3 million in grants, the nonprofit announced Wednesday.LISCRI surpassed its investment total...
SUMMER INFANT INC. reported a $2.2 million loss for 2017.

Summer Infant reports net loss of $2.2M in 2017, driven by...

WOONSOCKET – Summer Infant Inc., creator of infant and juvenile products, reported a $2.2 million loss in 2017, driven by a one-time $1.7 million...
AMGEN INC. brought its Amgen Biotech Experience program to Central Falls High School earlier this month. From left: students Joselinda Evora and Jackeline Martinez; teacher David Upegui; and student Daphne Mulford. / COURTESY AMGEN

Amgen Biotech Experience brings hands-on science insight to students

WEST GREENWICH – California-based biotechnology company Amgen Inc., which has manufacturing operations in West Greenwich, brought its Amgen Biotech Experience program to students at...
LISA TORTOLANI is CEO of educational website ABCya.com LLC. / COURTESY LISA TORTOLANI

Five Questions With: Lisa Tortolani

Lisa Tortolani is CEO of ABCya.com LLC, an educational website that creates online educational games and apps for children. The website, which served games...
INTERNATIONAL GAME TECHNOLOGY PLC has extended its contract with the Arizona Lottery to continue printing the lottery’s instant tickets.

IGT signs contract extension with Arizona Lottery to print instant tickets

PROVIDENCE – Gaming-machine and lottery company International Game Technology PLC has signed a one-year contract extension with the Arizona Lottery, IGT announced in a news...
DURING A VISIT to Rocky Hill School in East Greenwich, Sproutel co-founder Hannah Chung discusses My Special Aflac Duck and the experiences it offers children receiving cancer treatments. / COURTESY ROCKY HILL SCHOOL

Sproutel brings medical-electronics methods, practices to Rocky Hill

EAST GREENWICH – Sproutel team leaders, including co-founder Hannah Chung and her teammate Emily Busam, spent two days at Rocky Hill School in East...
THE OCEAN INNO Tech Fest 2018 on May 10 at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket will feature virtual reality, artificial intelligence, robotics and professional drone racing. / COURTESY CITY OF PAWTUCKET

Ocean Inno Tech Fest 2018 to highlight future of innovation

PAWTUCKET – Ocean Inno Tech Fest 2018 was announced earlier this month at its official launch, a collaborative project between the city of Pawtucket,...
PARTNERS HEALTHCARE is outsourcing about 100 jobs, mostly coding jobs to India, the Boston Globe reports.

Globe: Partners to outsource about 100 coding jobs to India

PROVIDENCE – Partners Healthcare of Massachusetts has told 100 employees, mostly computer coders, that they are being let go and that their jobs are...
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