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By PBN Staff Posted 4/17/14 Two Rhode Islanders will be honored among more than 50 Global Enterprising Educators and Global Young Entrepreneurs receiving awards at the 2014 Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship Gala.
By Patricia Daddona PBN Staff Writer Posted 4/17/14 The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Rhode Island dropped to 8.7 percent in March, according to statistics released Thursday by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training.
April 17, 2014 11:20 PM BY KATE BRAMSON Journal Staff Writer By the end of the first quarter in 2014, Rhode Island's economy showed improvement, with an unemployment rate of 8.7 percent in March, down from 9.3 percent for December, and 4,600 more jobs in the state from December to March, according to data released Thursday by the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training.

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Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Science & Technology Advisory Council (STAC) today announced the recipients of the 2014 Rhode Island Research Alliance Collaborative Research Grants. The awards, totaling $806,501 will fund seven diverse teams bringing together deep expertise in...
A New England organization that enhances production, processing, and marketing of sustainable, nutritious, humanely-raised, delicious meat selects Daniele Inc. as the New England Meat Plant Processor of the Year. The award recognizes Daniele's owners, the Dukcevich family, and the...
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Quonset Development Corporation (QDC) announced today that its board of directors is set to approve a 50-year lease that would make Greencore USA a new tenant at Quonset Business Park. Greencore, a convenience food manufacturer, plans to build a 107,000-square-...

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