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The link between socio-economic status and school performance is weakening for U.S. students, a sign of improving equity in American education even as U.S. teens continue to lag behind their international counterparts in math, reading and science, according to a study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. more
A Washington County Superior Court jury on Monday found Daniel E. Doyle Jr., founder of the Institute for International Sport, guilty on all charges related to his embezzlement case. more
A proposal to design and construct a new apartment building over a parking lot on Canal Street downtown is in the hands of a new developer and Providence-based architect, DBVW Architects. more
A 48-year-old Cranston resident was sentenced Friday to serve 36 months in prison for aiding and assisting in the preparation of false tax returns, wire fraud, theft of government funds and aggravated identity theft. more
Cash collections increased in October and during the first fourth months of the fiscal year by 2.1 percent and 2.5 percent, respectively, when compared with the corresponding periods last year, the R.I. Department of Revenue said Friday. more
U.S. hiring picked up in November while the unemployment rate tumbled to a nine-year low on a drop in the number of people in the workforce and wages unexpectedly declined, providing a mixed picture of the labor market. more
It's been a roller coaster. more
The most Americans since June filed for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, indicating a possible pause in progress in the labor market. more
First District businesses reported ongoing moderate growth in sales or revenue, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book report released Wednesday. more
A 57-year-old Warwick woman pleaded no contest recently to Medicaid fraud for submitting false bills for patient incontinence supplies, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said Wednesday. more
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