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LIN TV completes $130M sale<br> of its stations in Puerto Rico

PROVIDENCE – LIN TV Corp. (NYSE: TVL) today announced it has completed the sale of its Puerto Rico operations to InterMedia Partners VII LP...
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Memorial Hospital, Dietz share Heritage Award

PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Foundation announced yesterday that Francis R. Dietz and The Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island will receive the 2007 Heritage Award...

Workforce Board announces $1.3M in grants

PROVIDENCE – More than 4,000 workers across the state will benefit from the 69 grants, totaling about $1.3 million, announced this week by the...
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ABC6’s Jim Hummel wins reporting honors

PROVIDENCE – Jim Hummel, chief reporter at WLNE-TV/ABC6 in Providence, has been honored by the Radio and Television News Directors Association with the 2007...

FCC approves $12.3B sale of Univision group

LOS ANGELES – Univision Communications Inc. (NYSE: UVN) yesterday said the Federal Communications Commission has approved its $12.3 billion acquisition by Broadcasting Media Partners...

Newport County Chamber endorses RI-WINs

MIDDLETOWN – The Newport County Chamber of Commerce yesterday announced its full support for the Rhode Island Wireless Innovation Networks (RI-WINs) effort to create...
ASTRO-MED is a maker of specialty printing, testing and measurement systems including the ToughWriter 4, above, a high-resolution PostScript printer for airborne use. /

Astro-Med profit more than doubles, to $6.06M

WEST WARWICK – In the year ended Jan. 31, Astro-Med Inc.’s profit more than doubled to $6.06 million or 82 cents per diluted share...

JWU to create Feinstein Technology & Design Center

PROVIDENCE – Johnson & Wales University today announced plans to create the Alan Shawn Feinstein Technology & Design Center, to benefit local nonprofits.Starting this...
CLASSROOM and lecture hall space, faculty offices and a business incubator for biotech startups will be included in the 140,000-square-foot center. /

Amgen gives $1M as URI breaks ground <br> for Center for Biotechnology...

KINGSTON – The University of Rhode Island is breaking ground today for its Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences, a project to which the...
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39% of online households plan to e-file

More consumers are filing their taxes online and fewer are worried about Internet security, according to report today by The Conference Board and TNS.In...
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