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Providence Business News
Junior Achievement Announces 2016 Profile in Excellence Award RecipientsWarwick, RI – Junior Achievement of Rhode Island has announced the 2016 recipie
Junior Achievement Announces 2016 Profile in Excellence Award Recipients
Providence Business News / Posted 3 days ago
Warwick, RI – Junior Achievement of Rhode Island has announced the 2016 recipients of the Morris J.W. Gaebe Profile in Excellence Award. The award, Junior Achievement of Rhode Island’s highest honor, is named after Dr. Morris J.W. Gaebe, chancellor... Read more
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Providence Business News
GA leaders urge business community to support RhodeWorks planPROVIDENCE – Leaders of the General Assembly, who have embraced a less expensiv
GA leaders urge business community to support RhodeWorks plan
Providence Business News / Posted 5 days ago
PROVIDENCE – Leaders of the General Assembly, who have embraced a less expensive version of the RhodeWorks bridge and overpass reconstruction plan, appealed to business leaders Wednesday to support it as an economic investment. In statements made at... Read more
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Providence Business News
City looking to state for more nonprofit taxing authorityPROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza is seeking state help in collecting more tax
City looking to state for more nonprofit taxing authority
Providence Business News / Posted 5 days ago
PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza is seeking state help in collecting more taxes from the city’s largest nonprofits, specifically from “non-mission essential” properties, which could include parking lots that generate revenue or sites leased to... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Business group to host economic forum with top legislatorsPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce is hosting a
Business group to host economic forum with top legislators
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 8 days ago
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce is hosting a forum for business leaders to ask the state's top legislative leaders questions about the economy. The chamber says it expects 700 business and civic leaders to attend... Read more
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Providence Business News
Time for CEOs to step up?The state relies too heavily on its government in matters of economic developme
Time for CEOs to step up?
Providence Business News / Posted 10 days ago
The state relies too heavily on its government in matters of economic development and would benefit from a higher level of CEO collaboration and engagement on such issues, according to a recent Brookings Institute report. "Rhode Island Innovates: A... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Rhode Island leaders bask in General Electric’s attentionPROVIDENCE, R.I. >> Providence lost to Boston in its bid to become General Elec
Rhode Island leaders bask in General Electric’s attention
The Middletown Press / Posted 22 days ago
PROVIDENCE, R.I. >> Providence lost to Boston in its bid to become General Electric’s new home, but Rhode Island leaders are still glowing from the company’s attention and hoping it leads to new jobs. GE and Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo both say... Read more
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News 3 Las Vegas
Rhode Island official resigns after dressing man as woman to improve event opticsSue Stenhouse, the executive director of the Senior Enrichment Center, recently
Rhode Island official resigns after dressing man as woman to improve event optics
News 3 Las Vegas / Posted 23 days ago
Sue Stenhouse, the executive director of the Senior Enrichment Center, recently parted ways with the city following an incident at a press conference at which a male bus driver was dressed up as an elderly woman. NBC 10 News covered the press... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
City director resigns after man dresses as elderly woman at press conferenceBy Bianca Buono bbuono@abc6.com @BBuonoABC6 Controversy in Cranston leads to
City director resigns after man dresses as elderly woman at press conference
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 25 days ago
By Bianca Buono bbuono@abc6.com @BBuonoABC6 Controversy in Cranston leads to the resignation of a City Director, all stemming from a bizarre incident at a press conference last week when a man dressed up as an elderly woman. The press conference,... Read more
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Providence Business News
Missed New Year's opportunity?For the third winter in a row, Providence entered a new year without the bang o
Missed New Year's opportunity?
Providence Business News / Posted a month ago
For the third winter in a row, Providence entered a new year without the bang of fireworks downtown. Not having an event that draws tens of thousands of people to the downtown for a First Night-like celebration is probably a missed opportunity for... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Construction on new city parking garage is underwayBy Ana Bottary abottary@abc6.com @anabottary Dorothy Lui is a medical studen
Construction on new city parking garage is underway
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 1 months ago
By Ana Bottary abottary@abc6.com @anabottary Dorothy Lui is a medical student at Brown University. Her classes take place at the Alpert medical school, located in the cities Jewelry district. She says the only downfall of going to school in the... Read more

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