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Share price lags as RBS chases acquisitions

As Edinburgh-based Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc battles London-based Barclays Plc for ABN Amro in the largest takeover fight in banking history, RBS...
UNDER THE NEW RATES, Mediaid reimbursements to pharmacies for generic drugs will average 36% less than what the stores pay for the medications, a GAO analysis found. /

Medicaid to slash payments for generic drugs

WASHINGTON – Medicaid, the national health care plan for the poor, will reduce its payments for generic medicines, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and...

AAA: R.I. gas prices rise 1¢ to $2.939

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island gasoline prices rose an average of 1 cent per gallon over the past week, after falling for five consecutive weeks,...

Tighter lending may squeeze economic recovery

The nation’s budding economic recovery is in danger as the financing squeeze that began in the subprime mortgage market spreads to other sectors, according...

Mass. leads region in industrial plant openings

SUGAR LAND, Texas – Thirty-four new industrial plants are slated to begin operating this year in New England, an increase of 89 percent from...

Survey: R.I. tops nation in Internet access speed

A national survey of Internet speeds conducted by SpeedMatters.org has found Rhode Island has the fastest median connection speeds in the United States, though...
DOWNTOWN OFFICE WORKERS board a RIPTA bus at the end of the business day. Few companies offer employee incentives for using public transit, officials say, and those who do find few takers. /

Mass transit lacks appeal for workers

Since moving to its new headquarters downtown, GTECH Corp. has become a leader among Providence businesses trying to encourage employees to carpool or use...
THE MAGAZINE aims to tell the stories of local food producers, says publisher Alex Corcoran. /

Magazine celebrates ‘bounty’<br> of seasonal R.I. foods

The first issue of Edible Rhody featured an interview with Johanne Killeen and George Germon, owners of Al Forno Restaurant; an in-depth story on...

CVS, health center set up partnership to aid poor

Patients of Thundermist Health Center now have a new benefit. Through a partnership with CVS Caremark Corp., they will be able to get discount...

Quaker Fabric readies to liquidate all of its assets

Quaker Fabric Corp. “likely will commence an orderly liquidation of its business and a sale of its assets,” the company announced last week.The...
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