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‘Sanctuary’ showdown looms

Mayor Jorge O. Elorza on Jan. 30 said Providence is joining the coalition of so-called "sanctuary" cities across the United States that do not...

Amazon key to tuition-free college

Could Amazon.com Inc. customers help pay for tuition-free college in Rhode Island?Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's office isn't saying that's the anticipated funding source for...

EB, state building a ‘pipeline’

Shipbuilding, a historical occupation in Rhode Island, will need hundreds of new workers in the next decade, starting this year. For the state, finding...

Boosting minority contracting

Many of Rhode Island's minority groups are growing, but the value of state contracts with minority business enterprises, known as MBEs, isn't keeping up."It's...

Dow 20K not milestone to invest in

The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed tantalizingly close to 20,000 points in 2016, a gaudy milestone that, while symbolic, should not by itself encourage...

Reimagining city neighborhoods

For the first time in half a century, Providence has an opportunity to reimagine development in some of its neighborhoods southwest of downtown.The collaboration...

Rocky Hill takes path less traveled

In a year marked by a series of disclosures and accusations of sexual assaults of private school students by former and current faculty and...

Leadership dispute roils tribe

For nearly two decades, Matthew Thomas has served as chief sachem for the roughly 2,400-member Narragansett Indian Tribe based in Charlestown. How much longer...

Should campaigns collect mail ballots?

In Rhode Island, once a mail ballot is sealed and signed by either two witnesses or a notary public, anyone can pick it up...

Confusion over OT changes

New overtime pay requirements take effect Dec. 1, and though they were announced in May by the U.S. Department of Labor, there's still plenty...
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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