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Advisory council seeks $2.2M, training initiatives

The R.I. Science and Technology Advisory Council last Wednesday released a wish-list of investments and policy initiatives it says could help turn Rhode Island...

R.I. Foundation decides to wield its investment muscle

It's called shareholder activism. From setting recycling goals to removing genetically engineered ingredients from foods to requiring disclosure of political donations, investors have been making...

Tribe ‘weighing options’ after appeal’s rejection

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear the Narragansett Indian Tribe’s appeal of a lower-court ruling that the tribe is subject to Rhode...

CVS honored for hiring people with disabilities

By David Ortiz Contributing Writer CVS/pharmacy, the nation’s largest drugstore chain, has earned national recognition for its achievements in employing people with disabilities. The Woonsocket-based company received...
TOMAS AVILA leads a class at the R.I.
Small Business Development Center to help Hispanics launch or expand their companies. /

‘Primer Paso’ a first step for Hispanic firms

Latinos are the fastest-growing segment of Rhode Island entrepreneurs. To get a sense of the issues they face, Providence Business News is...

Rhode Island Food Bank leader leaving<br> to tackle global hunger

<br. Bernard J. Beaudreau Position: Executive director, Rhode Island Community Food Bank Background: A Rhode Island native, Beaudreau took the helm at the Food Bank in 1995,...

URI chemist has formula

Jimmie C. Oxley is a fighter in the global war on terror. Her battlefield is a laboratory at the University of Rhode Island’s Kingston...

Innovating in a traditional world

Tucked away in the woods off Route 2 in East Greenwich, in a simple 10,000-square-foot building, Chronomatic Inc. produces intricate logo jewelry and awards...

Textron grants $400,000 to R.I. nonprofits

Textron Inc. recently announced 23 Rhode Island-based recipients of the company's 2006 grant program. Grants are awarded two times each year via the Textron...

NIH gives startup $2.8M for sepsis, anthrax trials

Every year, across the United States, nearly 800,000 people develop severe sepsis, a life-threatening condition in which the body is overwhelmed by infection, and...
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