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Nearly 60 percent of all visits to Rhode Island emergency rooms in 2014 were potentially preventable, according to a report issued Wednesday by R.I.’s Executive Office of Health and Human Services.

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Rhode Islanders saved $14.4M in drug costs through ACA in 2015

The Affordable Care Act has provided more than $60 million in savings to Rhode Islanders since it was enacted, U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline said Wednesday. Yesterday at 2:07 PM

Burger King adds hot dogs in synergy of Buffett-backed companies

Burger King is preparing to add hot dogs to the menu at its U.S. restaurants, tapping into an alliance made possible by the merger of Kraft Foods Group Inc. and H.J. Heinz. Yesterday at 12:58 PM

Lucchino admits mistakes, re-commits PawSox to Pawtucket

Nearly 500 attendees at the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce annual dinner received both a quick pep talk from Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and assurances from Pawtucket Red Sox Chairman Larry … Yesterday at 12:42 PM

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Starting Wednesday, East Greenwich Public Schools will host #TechOutEGSD to help students learn how technology and digital media operate in the corporate world from the sciences to entertainment.
Rhode Island is launching a program called Platform to Employment to help the long-term unemployed.
Tobias Stapleton, assistant vice chancellor and director of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, talks with Providence Business News about the …
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