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Employers gathered at the Roadmap to Reentry Community Workforce Development Summit Wednesday morning to learn about how ex-offenders are prepared for a smooth re-entry into the mainstream workforce and incentives available to employers who take the risk to hire those with a criminal record. more
Across the verdurous fairways of the New Seabury Country Club lies a golfer’s utopia, with stirring ocean views and osprey racing overhead. Inside the clubhouse lurks rebellion. more
City Councilman Kevin Jackson has resigned from leadership positions, including as council majority leader and member of the five-person Finance Committee, following his arrest on state charges of embezzlement, unlawful appropriation of campaign funds and violating campaign-finance law. more
(Updated 2:42 p.m.) City Council Majority Leader Kevin Jackson has been arrested and will be arraigned this afternoon for allegedly misappropriating $12,000 in campaign contributions and embezzling $127,000 from the Providence Cobras, a youth track and field organization that he founded. more
Summer Infant Inc. saw its loss increase 37.6 percent in the first quarter to $333,000, or 2 cents per diluted share, from a loss of $242,000, or 1 cent per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2015. more
Bank of America Corp. said it reached a $190 million agreement to resolve a six-year-old legal claim from Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle over mortgage-backed securities sold before the financial crisis. more
House Finance Chairman Raymond E. Gallison Jr. informed legislative leaders today that he is resigning from his seat in the General Assembly "due to personal reasons." more
In 2015, a year consumed by a company lawsuit, Robert Stebenne, the new president, CEO and chief operating officer of Summer Infant Inc., made $686,945. more
Outreach efforts by U.S. Attorney Peter F. Neronha and Department of Corrections director A.T. Wall have led to “Road Map to Reentry: Community Workforce Development,” a summit geared toward educating Rhode Island business owners, employers and hiring managers about the financial incentives and benefits of hiring ex-offenders. more
(Updated 1:33 p.m.) The National Football League was found to have acted within its authority in benching New England’s star quarterback Tom Brady for four games for allegedly using underinflated footballs in a playoff game. more
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