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DESPITE CUTBACKS announced by the new General Electric Co. CEO, John Flannery, GE Digital hiring is on track in Rhode Island. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER

GE Digital hiring on track in Providence

General Electric Co. has a new CEO focused on cost cutting. This includes a re-examination of the size of its corporate headquarters in Boston,...

Tribe, Ivy League Brown debate law, morality

On Aug. 20 approximately 50 members of the Pokanoket nation, an indigenous group that claims ties to Colonial-era Wampanoag leader King Philip, or Metacom,...

Fluke shutdown hurts R.I. fishermen

The R.I. Division of Marine Fisheries on Aug. 17 shut down all commercial fishing of summer flounder, known also as “fluke,” and local fishermen...
COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND'S Knight campus in Warwick. /COURTESY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND

‘Promise’ residency rule made to be broken?

In the waning days of the General Assembly session, legislators wanted changes made to the Rhode Island Promise Scholarship program, the promise of two...

Tourism funding frustration grows

The fiscal 2018 budget finally signed into law by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo Aug. 3 again shifts tourism funding, and some regional council directors...

New campaign-finance law benefits incumbents

Gov. Gina M. Raimondo last month signed into law new campaign-finance rules that eliminate how much an individual can give to political candidates in...

Boon seen from T.F. Green expansion

The domestic and international reach of Warwick’s T.F. Green Airport has expanded dramatically this year, to include 33 destinations through nonstop flights.That’s a near-doubling...

With $205.8 million impact, arts economy is strong in Providence

Given the results of the most recent Americans for the Arts study, “Arts & Economic Prosperity 5,” it’s no coincidence Providence is known as...
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Unfinished General Assembly session leaves major business issues up in the...

The General Assembly’s abrupt ending to its legislative session left several bills in limbo, including most notably the $9.2 billion tax-and-spending plan for fiscal...

Living to fight another day on historic tax credits

Historic-preservation advocates had hoped for more to celebrate this past week.Yes, the life of the state’s Historic Preservation Tax Credit program appeared to have...
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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