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RI BUSINESS

South County Health president voices concerns over Lifespan-Care New England merger

"We believe any 80 percent market provider could have negative impacts on smaller health systems within that same market,” he said.

RI CRIME

Four men face federal charges in counterfeit check scheme using homeless people to commit fraud

Bad checks were cashed in banks in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Maine.

RI BUSINESS

R.I. restaurants to allow up to 66 percent capacity starting Friday

The businesses have been at 50 percent capacity since former Governor Gina Raimondo’s three-week “pause” on the economy was lifted in late December.


RI BUSINESS

Ballys: R.I. COVID-19 business restrictions had negative impact on Q4

Former Governor Raimondo’s three-week pause period, which shut down the company’s two Rhode Island casinos, hurt the company’s final quarter.

POLITICS

Raimondo: ‘We need to go fast and we need to go big’ to expand broadband in US

Newly confirmed US Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said Thursday the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted significant gaps in broadband Internet access across the country, and vowed to take a “bold” approach to expand that service.

RI NEWS

Doctor raises alarms about discharges from state-run Eleanor Slater Hospital

In a scathing open later, the doctor accuses the R.I. hospital of “unethical, non-compassionate, non-standard care.”

CORONAVIRUS

R.I. receives 9,100 doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The vaccine, known as Janssen, will be distributed through state-run sites, clinics, and hospitals.

RI POLITICS

7 key issues for R.I. Governor Dan McKee to address in his first 100 days

From continuing the state’s COVID-19 vaccination program to preparing the budget, Rhode Island's new governor won't have much downtime over the next three months.

CORONAVIRUS

This doctor stepped up to bridge the gap as the pandemic ravaged this small city

Hailed as a hero of Central Falls, R.I., Dr. Beata Nelken provided COVID-19 tests and vaccines to help struggling families and protect public health

CORONAVIRUS

Newly eligible, R.I. teachers struggle to get COVID-19 vaccine appointments through CVS

Because the state has not yet prioritized teachers to get vaccinated, CVS is limited in the number of appointments available to educators.

RI CRIME

Son of Rhode Island Senator Elaine Morgan charged with sexual assault on a minor

The 18-year-old allegedly met the 14-year-old victim through the social networking app SnapChat