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Apple Watch: Tech Giant to Introduce New iPhones, Products Today

Apple Watch: Tech Giant to Introduce New iPhones, Products Today

The iWatch, which may or may not be its official name, is not expected to hit stores until 2015, and it could cost as much as $400.
Rhode Island City Ranked Worst Place to Retire in the Country

Rhode Island City Ranked Worst Place to Retire in the Country

Providence came in dead last on a “Best and Worst Places to Retire” list.
CVS Changes Name, Ends Tobacco Sales

CVS Changes Name, Ends Tobacco Sales

The pharmacy chain will now be known as "CVS Health."
Data Breach at Shaw's, Star Market in R.I.

Data Breach at Shaw's, Star Market in R.I.

Officials said there is no evidence yet that consumer data has been misused.
Rhode Island's First Outlet Mall in the Works

Rhode Island's First Outlet Mall in the Works

The former Rhode Island Mall in Warwick will be redeveloped into an outlet mall.
Plan For Full Day & Night of Positive Island Vibrations At Upcoming 2014 Newport Waterfront Reggae Festival

Plan For Full Day & Night of Positive Island Vibrations At Upcoming 2014 Newport Waterfront Reggae Festival

The 5th Annual Newport Waterfront Reggae Festival, to take place on Saturday, August 9th from Noon to 10:00 p.m.
Starbucks Will Pay Baristas' College Tuition

Starbucks Will Pay Baristas' College Tuition

The new benefit system is equal to about $30,000 per employee, said Starbucks spokesman Jim Olson.
Portsmouth's Cottrell Lands Core Systems Management Job at People's Credit Union

Portsmouth's Cottrell Lands Core Systems Management Job at People's Credit Union

Cottrell is also a Cheer Coordinator and Board Member of the Portsmouth Youth Football Association. She resides in Portsmouth with her husband, Tony, and her two children
Local Roastmaster Brews New Brand to Benefit Veterans Groups

Local Roastmaster Brews New Brand to Benefit Veterans Groups

The folks at Custom House Coffee in Middletown have launched a new coffee brand, Veteran Coffee Roasters, to help veterans organizations in two ways.
At Fatigati's, a World-Class Chef Keeps the Pasta Fresh

At Fatigati's, a World-Class Chef Keeps the Pasta Fresh

Chef Greg Fatigati has worked at the finest restaurants in Italy and as an instructor at the Culinary Institute of America. Today, he makes fresh pasta every day at Fatigati's Fresh Pasta in
Portsmouth's Deborah Winthrop Lingerie Moves its Newport Location

Portsmouth's Deborah Winthrop Lingerie Moves its Newport Location

Expert bra fitter and successful Portsmouth business owner isn't sitting her laurels.
CVS to Stop Cigarette, Tobacco Sales in All Stores Nationwide

CVS to Stop Cigarette, Tobacco Sales in All Stores Nationwide

Products will be off store shelves nationwide by Oct. 1.
CVS to Stop Cigarette, Tobacco Sales in All Stores Nationwide

CVS to Stop Cigarette, Tobacco Sales in All Stores Nationwide

Products will be off store shelves nationwide by Oct. 1.
Kohl’s to Honor Outstanding Young Volunteers with Scholarships, Prizes

Kohl’s to Honor Outstanding Young Volunteers with Scholarships, Prizes

Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program is now accepting applications.
100 Get Free Coffee for a Year, Including This Guy

100 Get Free Coffee for a Year, Including This Guy

The new Corner Bakery Cafe opened for business in Cranston this morning.
Daily News Switches to Morning Format

Daily News Switches to Morning Format

The move is to make the paper more timely in a world that has grown accustomed to a 24-hour news cycle.
New Boru Noodle Bar is Hot — along with the Ramen

New Boru Noodle Bar is Hot — along with the Ramen

New Japanese noodle bar on Broadway is already a big hit.
Breakers Welcome Center Gets Green Light

Breakers Welcome Center Gets Green Light

The decision overturned an earlier ruling by the Newport Historic District Commission to deny the project
Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

How to make the best of a less than perfect job situation.

Uncle Sam Will Pay $3,000 To Give You The Flu

Healthy and under 50? Here's a way to make some quick money.