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Rhode Island eyeing liability in Schilling firm bankruptcy

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The state of Rhode Island is working to determine how much it stands to lose in a $75 million loan guarantee deal for former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling’s video gaming company after its bankruptcy filing this ...

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Curt Schilling facing possible failure in business

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Three-time World Series champion Curt Schilling was always more than a big-league pitcher. He blogged, called into talk radio to sound off on sports or politics, campaigned for Republican candidates, immersed himself in World War II history, ...

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Timonium video game developer Big Huge Games shuts down

Timonium video game developer Big Huge Games Inc. closed its doors last week after its parent company announced a company-wide layoff. 38 Studios, the faltering video game company of former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling, declared a “non-voluntary and ...

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Helping the homeless with a bill of rights

Rhode Island lawmakers are considering whether to enact a first-in-the-nation bill of rights for the homeless. The bill would prohibit certain groups of people (mainly police officers, landlords, employers and medical workers) from discriminating against the homeless. Just about every ...

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Unemployment rates fall in 29 states

WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates fell last month in most U.S. states, including in some hit hardest during the recession. The Labor Department said Friday that unemployment rates declined in 29 states and rose in 8. Rates were unchanged in 13 ...

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AAI lays off 184 in Hunt Valley

AAI Corp., a Hunt Valley-based aerospace and defense company, laid off 184 employees Tuesday at its Baltimore County location as part of a 217-person, companywide reduction. The cuts are affecting all levels of employees across all divisions of AAI and ...

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Wells Fargo sues developer Struever for $466K

Wells Fargo Bank on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against a subsidiary of Baltimore developer Struever Bros. Eccles & Rouse over an unpaid line of credit apparently used to finance failed development projects in Rhode Island. According to the complaint filed ...

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States suing over health care law collect funding

WASHINGTON — Federal officials announced Tuesday they are awarding more money to help states carry out President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. So what’s the surprise? Seven states that are suing to overturn the landmark law are also on the ...

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