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Johnson & Wales University announced Thursday its new Center for Science and Innovation has been named after John J. Bowen, the school’s chancellor, in honor of the work he has done in that position.
Charles F. Denno, the former Providence Plan finance director, has agreed to plead guilty to “devising and executing” a scheme in which he fraudulently converted more than $500,000 of Providence Plan funds for his own use.
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General Electric Co. plans to open a new GE Digital information technology center, which will bring “hundreds” of new technology jobs to Providence, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said Thursday.