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A proposal to build a soaring residential tower on a parcel of Interstate 195 Redevelopment District land moved forward on Wednesday, but under several conditions that will require the developer to meet additional design, financial feasibility and site compatibility requirements. more
While renewable advocates continue to celebrate the launch of the nation’s first operational offshore wind farm, its early rollout has come with some mishaps. more
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the U.S. economy is “close” to the central bank’s objectives of full employment and stable prices and she’s confident it will continue to improve. more
(Updated 2:43 p.m., 4:41 p.m.) The Apex building at 100 Main St. in Pawtucket is on the radar of the owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox. more
Rhode Island had the greatest man-woman wage gap improvement among states during the 2007-15 period, according to a study released Wednesday by NerdWallet, a personal finance website. more
The state’s top health insurance regulator is urging Congress not to change the framework of the Affordable Care Act, saying its repeal would harm systemic changes happening in Rhode Island and stall momentum made toward making health care and health insurance more affordable. more
The Naval Undersea Warfare Center Newport’s impact on the economy topped $1 billion last year, according to a Wednesday release from the facility. more
The cost of living in the U.S. climbed for a fifth month on the back of shelter and fuel prices, pushing inflation closer to the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
Michael Lye, a Rhode Island School of Design professor, led an independent research project to design a full-scale, wearable model of a NASA spacesuit designed to be functional in a Mars simulation environment. more
IDT911 has changed its name to CyberScout, reflecting its mission to protect targets of cybercrime. more
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