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Saturday, January 19, 2019



Five Questions With Donald R. Sweitzer

Donald R. Sweitzer | Chairman, IGT Global Solutions Corp.1. Why did you accept Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s offer to work with her at the...
ENERGIZED: Tim Blanchard, right, CEO of Energy Source, a Providence-based company that does energy-efficiency projects for businesses in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and beyond, speaks with Dalton Ling, energy-efficiency ­consultant.

Energy Source shining light on savings

How do you persuade a business owner to spend thousands of dollars on energy-efficiency upgrades? Show them the money – that is, tell them...
DRUGMAKERS ARE PREPARING to raise prices Jan. 1 following promises that they wouldn’t raise their prices in 2018. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/KIYOSHI OTA

Pharma prepares to raise prices in 2019 with a wink to...

NEW YORK - Drugmakers are getting ready to raise prices Jan. 1 on a broader swath of medicines than in prior years, according to Bernstein...
RHODE ISLAND'S SEASONALLY-ADJUSTED unemployment rate and the number of unemployed residents remained unchanged from October to November. Unemployment declined 0.7 percentage points year over year. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

R.I. Nov. unemployment rate remains level from Oct., down over year

PROVIDENCE – The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for November was 3.8 percent – the same as October – according to the R.I. Department of...
VISITORS POSE FOR PHOTOS with the Bumblebee character at the Universal Studios Hollywood theme park in California. / BLOOMBERG NEWS PHOTO/PATRICK T. FALLON

Hasbro reboots Transformers for Gen X dads and their daughters

PAWTUCKET – “Bumblebee” – the sixth Transformers movie in 11 years – has been described by Hasbro Inc. executives as setting a new tone, one...

Interaction, reaction focus of Naval war games

NEWPORT – More than 70 members of academia, the student body and military attended the U.S. Naval War College’s war game in November, the...

Five Questions With: Thomas Seewoester

With Tia Bush moving on to another role with Amgen Inc., Thomas Seewoester takes her former position as vice president of site operations for...

Carousel Industries unveils briefing centers in R.I., Conn.

EXETER – Geared toward boosting engagement, information technology cloud solutions and managed-services company Carousel Industries of North America Inc. opened two executive-briefing centers, at...

Pell Center plans cyber-defense workshop

NEWPORT – The Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy at Salve Regina University will hold a free seminar on Jan. 15 on...

UMass Dartmouth, NUWC host FIRST LEGO League qualifier

DARTMOUTH – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth College of Engineering and the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport hosted a FIRST LEGO League qualifier...
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