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As a candidate, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee’s opposition to the pending $75 million 38 Studios deal was both a pillar of his platform and symbol of his governing philosophy of fundamentals over special deals and big projects. Looking back on four years in office, Chafee’s warnings about 38 Studios proved correct, but that didn’t prevent the company’s collapse from casting a shadow over much of his term. Even if many of his priorities never made it through the legislature, Chafee argues that history will look back favorably on his record, which includes a pension overhaul, budget stability and no scandals.
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FM Global invested in recruitment, training

Attracting young workers to the insurance industry is a growing challenge, but FM Global is not planning to trip on the talent gap. Yesterday at 12:05 AM

Academy lets lawyers sharpen skills

Providence attorney Matthew Parker is familiar with taking depositions, but a new program that debuted in mid-November gave him a crash course in deposition techniques that he’d been eager to … Yesterday at 12:05 AM

Passenger traffic drops again at T.F. Green in October

Passenger traffic declined again in October at T.F. Green Airport, recording 314,052 travelers, a drop of 6 percent compared with 334,587 in October 2013, according to information released by the … Friday, November 21

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The Brown University football team honored their late captain, Lawrence Rubida, by hosting a Bench Press for Cancer fundraiser to benefit the Cancer Survivorship Program for Young Adults at The …

PBN Summit prepares businesses for coming year

The coming business mandates spelled out by the Affordable Care Act were among the topics explained to more than 100 of Rhode Island’s business leaders at the Providence Business News Summit on …

Finn Wealth head earns coveted management recognition

John Finn, of Finn Wealth Management was recently recognized as a Five Star Wealth Manager by Five Star Professional, a third-party research firm. Finn was evaluated on 10 key factors, including …

RI’s LNA Laser Visit by Sen. Jack Reed, Pawtucket Mayor Grebien, Sec. of State Gorbea

LNA Laser Technology in Pawtucket, RI was recently visited by Senator Jack Reed, Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea, Pawtucket Mayor Don Grebien, and Representative Carlos Tobon, seen photographed with …
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