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Penguin Plunge participants race to frigid water at Roger Wheeler State Beach in Narragansett on Jan.1. Approximately 800 people participated in the 39th annual event, which raises money for Special Olympics Rhode Island. This year $75,000 was raised to benefit more than 3,000 athletes that compete year-round in more than 1,600 training opportunities and athletic competitions. The event has become one of the largest and most successful fundraising events for Special Olympics Rhode Island, raising over $2 million since inception. more
Sarah Murphy, a substitute child care worker at the nonprofit Child & Family and a junior at Rhode Island College, is getting an increase in her minimum wage salary this year. more
Fitch Ratings Inc. is no longer providing credit ratings for Santander Holdings USA Inc. and Santander Bank N.A., though it’s unclear which entity ended the business relationship. more
When Bryant University students worked on Dec. 10 to address how best to attract and retain millennial workers for Target, as part of a competition to solve real-world corporate dilemmas, they video-conferenced with company representatives from Minneapolis. more
David Foster of Chicago got a stunning and welcome early Christmas present for him, his wife and three young children in late 2014. more
PROVIDENCE – The National Academy of Inventors has included three Brown University professors in a roster that now totals 414. more
The 8th annual College Goal Rhode Island financial aid assistance sessions will be held between Jan. 14 and Feb. 12. more
DARTMOUTH – University of Massachusetts Dartmouth professor Sheila Macrine recently won top honors at an international conference for her work on adapting a developmental-assessment tool for Arabic-speaking children who are blind or visually impaired. more
A great many business owners talk about the importance of customer service. But few have actually succeeded in building a business that’s truly service oriented. more
White Cross Pharmacy began in the Depression era as a family-owned store, and has matured into a third-generation business by knowing when to abandon old ways of thinking. more
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