Total nonfarm employment numbered 570,900 in December, an increase of 1.9 percent, or 10,400, compared with December 2013, according to data recently released by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo will propose three programs designed to make college more affordable and easier to access in Rhode Island, and to attract and retain recent graduates in high-wage science, technology and design fields.
The Boston Globe is in the process of buying a 330,000-square-foot vacant industrial site at 300 Constitution Drive to house its printing and distribution units, the Boston Business Journal reported.