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(Updated Feb. 24) Rhode Island’s teacher preparation policies are among the strongest in the country, earning the Ocean State an overall grade of B+, according to the National Council on Teacher Quality. more
(Updated 2:40 p.m.) Initial construction activities for the Block Island Wind Farm have begun, the company launching the five-turbine farm announced Monday. more
Ontario Lottery and Gaming has launched its new Internet gaming site, PlayOLG.ca, which is driven by GTECH interactive technology, content and services. more
A restaurant can be exceptional without a national ranking. But when it reaches a Five Star rating in Forbes Travel Guide, the national attention is immediate. One restaurant in Rhode Island reached that status in 2015. Seasons, the … more
(Updated 4:44 p.m.) The bets were on, and after the New England Patriots’ 28-24 Super Bowl win over the Seattle Seahawks, an influx of Washington-based goods are coming to Rhode Island. more
IGT plans to shut its manufacturing plant at 1372 Main St. here, affecting 44 workers. more
Rhode Island ranked a dismal 46th on a ranking of the best and worst states for business, according to Forbes. more
(Updated 8:49 a.m. to reflect corrected U.S. Airways numbers)January passenger traffic increased at T.F. Green Airport for the first time in three years, with passenger counts at nearly 2 percent more than January 2014’s figures. more
(Updated, Aug. 4, 3:45 p.m.) GateHouse Media will not honor the collective bargaining agreements negotiated between the Providence Journal and A.H. Belo Corp. and may lay off as many as 40 Journal employees upon its purchase of the paper who will be covered by Belo’s severance policy, according to an asset purchase agreement filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. more
Owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox presented a detailed plan for moving the AAA team to downtown Providence Monday, earning a skeptical if not critical reception from the commission that controls the site the team wants for its new ballpark. more
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