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The city of Providence will utilize the CodeRED Emergency Notification System to alert residents in emergency situations, according to Mayor Jorge O. Elorza. more
Two Rhode Island fire departments will receive significant grants from the federal Port Security Grant Program to improve training procedures and provide equipment that will help protect the Port of Galilee and 23 square-miles of waterways in South County. more
Former candidate for governor Kenneth J. Block has released a study on the state’s fire districts in an effort to start a statewide conversation about fire protection in Rhode Island. more
Four Brown University students took first place in a national cybersecurity policy competition held in Washington, D.C., on March 14-15, the first all-undergraduate team to win in the country. more
The Defense Threat Reduction Agency is investing $5.2 million for the development of a new type of vaccine against Q fever, and a local company is involved in the effort. more
Tim Gray, a University of Rhode Island graduate, has written, produced and directed 12 documentary films to date. His company, Tim Gray Media, is a consultant and contractor for the World War II Foundation, for which he is chairman. Gray collaborates in this work with video-journalist Jim Karpeichik, who owns Ocean State Video. more
The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence is a partnership of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the state of Maryland, and the county of Montgomery, Md., where the center is located in Rockville. Its goal is to … more
In the end, Congress did the right thing. The USA Freedom Act, which ends the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of American phone records, passed the Senate convincingly Tuesday, ending a long and labored fight. more
A new Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice for public safety professionals will debut at the New England Institute of Technology on March 30. more
At its peak, Applied Radar Inc. employed 35 people and conducted 90 percent of its business with the U.S. military. But in the last five years, military spending overall has declined, forcing the technology research and development company to … more
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