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Two new topics, workforce and infrastructure, have been added as the College and University Research Collaborative jumpstarts 12 new research projects in Rhode Island. “What we … more
Wendy Nicholas, the longtime former executive director of the Providence Preservation Society, will serve as interim leader of ONE Neighborhood Builders, the nonprofit community development organization announced Thursday. more
Rhode Island made the top 10 list of the worst-funded state pensions by ThinkAdvisor, which provides information for the investment advisory community. more
The greater Providence-Warwick area is ranked in 36th place out of 300 medium to large cities in the U.S. as an attractive place for new lawyers to start their careers. more
New-home construction in the U.S. climbed in September, a sign residential real estate will bolster the world’s largest economy. more
Rhode Island’s top transportation official has dealt a potentially fatal blow to the campaign to raise the height of a planned Providence River pedestrian bridge and extend a riverwalk through the former Interstate 195 land. more
Consumer sentiment declined in September to the lowest level in year as Americans anticipated a weaker economy in face of a global slowdown and turbulent financial markets. more
A relief rally is spreading around the globe, with Chinese shares snapping a five-day losing streak. The dollar strengthened and stocks extended gains after the U.S. economy grew more than forecast in the second quarter. more
Rhode Island ranked 47th among states and the District of Columbia for a year-over-year loss of 200 construction jobs in March, according to an analysis of U.S. Labor Department data by the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Rhode Island earned a C+ on Education Week’s Quality Counts report, with the ranking reflecting strength in the “chance for success” category but weakness in a K-12 “achievement index.” more
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