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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

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Consumer Confidence Index retreats from Feb. high

The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index retreated this month to 107.2 points (1985=100) after advancing in February to 111.2 points, the highest since August...
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...

Champlin grant aids R.I. Food Bank agencies

PROVIDENCE – Fifteen emergency food providers have received coolers and freezers thanks to a grant by The Champlin Foundations to the Rhode Island Community...

PACE-R.I. joins CareLink network

PROVIDENCE – The PACE (Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly) Organization of Rhode Island today announced it has joined CareLink, a nonprofit...
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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...

Public Display gets $0.25M from Slater Fund

PROVIDENCE – The Slater Technology Fund today announced it has provided financing to software startup Public Display.“To date, Slater has invested a total...
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AAA: R.I. gasoline rises 3¢, to $2.609/gallon

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s self-service price for regular gasoline has risen 3 cents in the past week, in its sixth straight week of increases,...
DR. SELIM SUNER helped found the R.I. Disaster Medical Assistance Team in 1989, when he was a med student and an EMT. Today, he is a unit commander heading a team of 230 volunteers. /

Team is ready for any emergency

Disasters can happen, and the smart homeowner or business manager is ready in advance: candles, batteries, rock salt, propane stove, drinking water, walkie-talkies, data...

Continuity plans seen as crucial

The pitch from business continuity planning experts is simple: Companies need to prepare so they can minimize the amount of lost business in the...

Colleges take pains to plan for all possibilities

Charged with the welfare of thousands, Rhode Island’s colleges find themselves at the center of the disaster preparedness movement in the state, even being...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick
8am–11am