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Giving African doctors a boost

In Liberia, where the government health care system has a budget that’s 12 percent of what it was 12 years ago, there are 27...
RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE invested $30 million in this new
125,000-square-foot residence hall, the largest building on campus. Other local schools also are expanding and upgrading their housing and food-service options./

Colleges boost campus housing

Rhode Island College long has been known as a commuter college; after all, most of its 10,000 students are Rhode Islanders who drive to...

SBA works to ‘streamline,’ expedite loan approvals

The top managers of the U.S. Small Business Administration told a gathering of lenders and SBA staffers in Newport last week that they are...

Carothers honored for campus safety efforts

KINGSTON – University of Rhode Island President Robert L. Carothers has been honored for his efforts in alcohol-abuse prevention with the 2007 Jeanne Clery...

BV Community Health Care gets $750K IT grant

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is awarding a $750,000 health information technology grant to Blackstone Valley Community Health...
IN 2006, the Ocean State  climbed from 35th-lowest to 17th-lowest in child poverty, Kids Count found in analyzing U.S. Census Bureau data. /

R.I. child poverty rate plunges in 2006

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island had the nation’s 17th-lowest rate of child poverty last year, a marked improvement from its 35th-lowest ranking in 2005, according...

NASS post gives R.I. a national voice<br> on election, business issues,...

PROVIDENCE – Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis' new position as Eastern region vice president of the National Association of Secretaries of State "gives...

SBA deadline looms for Bernat Mill fire victims

BOSTON – Businesses, nonprofits and residents whose property was damaged by the Bernat Mill Complex fire in Uxbridge have until Sept. 21 to...

Massachusetts embraces ‘managed competition’

Massachusetts’ effort to open its auto insurance industry to more competition should take another step forward this week, when the state insurance commissioner is...

New rules likely to squeeze companies, immigrants

Dale Venturini is already bracing for the effects of a new crackdown by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on companies that employ illegal...
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