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The Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time in almost a decade in a widely telegraphed move while signaling that the pace of subsequent increases will be “gradual” and in line with previous projections. more
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Wednesday more than $1.98 million in grants to Rhode Island Housing to renew support for the Sunrise Project and New Transitions programs, which assist low-income people living with HIV/AIDS and their families. more
(Updated 12:41 p.m.) Passenger traffic at T.F. Green Airport rose 3.1 percent in April to 317,271, the R.I. Airport Corp. said Thursday. more
The setting was Rosecliff, overlooking the ocean, and guests feasted on almond chicken, lobster salad, lobster and mushroom ravioli, assorted vegetables, clamcakes and mini stuffies, as well as vanilla ice cream topped with a chocolate chip cookie. The occasion was Providence Business News’ 30th anniversary gala event. more
A total of $12 million in available to local nonprofit organizations from the United Way of Rhode Island through its 2016-2019 grant cycle. more
(Updated 9:06 a.m.) The failure of Delta Air Lines Inc.’s worldwide computer network this week spotlights the vulnerability of the information systems sustaining the biggest U.S. carriers, each of which has contended with major disruptions during the last year. more
(Updated 3:46 p.m.) New England Institute of Technology is ranked 49th – up from 140th – in the U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of 290 of the best 2016 online bachelor’s programs. more
John Shea, a sales associate with Hammond Residential Real Estate LLC in Boston, was recently honored for his work in restoring the the James L. Hazard house, a 6,000-square-foot Newport Victorian built in the 1800s. more
Rhode Island ranked 48th nationally – or third worst in the nation – for jobs and opportunity in March, according to a new study released Thursday by the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity. more
Employment in the U.S. climbed and wages picked up in March, signs of labor-market durability in the face of lethargic global growth. more
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