Updated January 22 at 6:26pm
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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
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo in her 2017 State of the State Address on Tuesday focused on efforts to help support middle-class Rhode Islanders, through reduction of automobile taxes and a new scholarship aimed at students attending state colleges and universities. more
In a first for Providence, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza has created a Capital Improvement Plan that outlines and prioritizes $122.4 million in expenditures the city would make in its public works, public property, and parks and recreation departments. more
The commercial real estate market across several submarkets of Rhode Island continues to strengthen, most dramatically seen through declining office vacancies, increasing lease rates and redevelopment of vacant land. more
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