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Newport is making a second push to be listed on the UNESCO World Heritage list – recognition that commission members appointed by the governor say could bring more history buffs and cultural aficionados to the city and the state.
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National tourism marketers believe you have to spend money to make money. 10 hours ago

New players challenge traditional real estate model

Jeremy Krause, team leader for Redfin in Rhode Island, never thought of joining the real estate business before two hometown friends began working for the Seattle-based brokerage’s Boston … 10 hours ago

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Beating illness put her on path to entrepreneurship

Beating a life-threatening illness led Lisa J. Raiola to launch a culinary incubator on Oct. 3 that is breathing new life into not only her career but the careers of 30 startup entrepreneurs.
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Libraries are places visitors should experience

H. Jack Martin returned to the Providence Public Library more than a decade after he first worked there as an art and music clerk, taking the helm this past January as executive director.

R.I. ranks in top 20 for growth in workers’ compensation paid

Rhode Island ranked 14th in the nation for five-year growth of total workers’ compensation benefits paid (including both cash and medical benefits), according to research by the National Academy of …

Helme receives Anchor Award from RIMTA

Sally Helme, group publisher for the Bonnier Corp., was recently named a 2014 recipient of the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association Anchor Awards. Helme has been a boater all her life and she has …

A Child's University employs Disney magic in new RI location

Lynsey Colgan uses an unusual mix of Disney World and old-fashioned hard work to create a one-of-a-kind location for A Child's University.
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Estate and Corporate Income Taxes are changing next year, and business owners and executives should know the details. The PBN Summit on November 6th will provide those details and more - including how much Obamacare's Employer Mandate could cost.
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