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BABY BOY GIRAFFE was welcomed into the world this month at Roger Williams Park Zoo. /

Why the long face?

PROVIDENCE – Roger Williams Park Zoo is asking the public to help name one of its newest arrivals: A baby giraffe born earlier this...
PONAGANSET seniors were the first in the state to complete digital portfolios. The high school's Rebecca Horne, left, and Michael Ferns with fresh, right. /

Ponaganset HS students 1st to complete portfolios

This month, seniors at Ponaganset High School will be the first students in the state to be granted a diploma based, in part, on...
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Grow Smart R.I. honored by EBC

PROVIDENCE – Grow Smart Rhode Island has been selected to receive a 2007 Environmental Merit Award from the Environmental Business Council of New England.“This...
JONATHAN STEVENS, left, of Preserve Rhode Island, Gov. Donald L. Carcieri and National Geographic's Jonathan Tourtellot sign the Geotourism Charter yesterday as Carcieri aide Sue Stenhouse looks on. /

R.I. is 2nd state to sign Geotourism Charter

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Donald L. Carcieri yesterday signed the National Geographic Society’s Geotourism Charter, making Rhode Island the second state after Arizona to endorse...
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EPA awards $1.6M for R.I. brownfields projects

PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today awarded 10 grants totaling $1.6 million to help assess, clean up and redevelop blighted commercial and...

World Bank report blasts Wolfowitz

WASHINGTON – World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz violated the terms of his contract when he arranged a raise for his companion, and the agency...

R.I. Hospital gets 5 stars for community value

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Hospital has been awarded a Five-Star ranking by Cleverley + Associates, based on low costs, low charges, healthy finances and...
THE GEL in this applicator, CaraGuard, is one of several microbicides that could help protect against HIV. 'We're talking about products that sell for pennies a dose,' says Anna Forbes, deputy director of the Global Campaign for Microbicides. /

R.I. doctors testing gels to fight AIDS

Dr. Kenneth Mayer and his staff at Brown University’s AIDS Program have spent more than two decades working to slow the spread of the...
MICHAEL ROBERTO, an associate professor of management at Bryant University, teaches a marketing course in the MBA program.  /

Duke scandal rekindles ethics debate

In the aftermath of the Enron and other corporate scandals, many business schools put a new emphasis on ethics in their programs. But after...
SAUL KAPLAN, executive director of the R.I. Economic Development Corporation, chats with Dr. Annie De Groot, CEO of Epivax, in front of the state's booth at BIO 2007. /

R.I. courts biotechnology firms <br> at international gathering in Boston

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick grabbed national headlines at the Biotechnology Industry Organization’s international convention in Boston last week with his pledge to invest $1.25...
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