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The Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division’s “hackathon” resulted in 47 ideas that directly addressed undersea technology challenges, and the winner went to a proposal to enhance submarine stealth dubbed “TORCH.” more
Twenty-nine years after a Rhode Island law required at least 10 percent of all state contract and purchase awards to go to minority- or women-owned companies, some representatives of these businesses say they are still waiting for the promised share of public work. more
After Providence rewrote downtown land-use rules two-and-a-half years ago to ease development, the citywide rezoning effort that culminated this month was supposed to be about the neighborhoods outside the central business district. more
Preliminary data indicates both property and violent crimes dropped in 2014 in Providence, according to a news release. Reported incidents dropped 15 percent, according to Mayor Angel Taveras, Commissioner Steven M. Pare and Police Chief Col. Hugh T. Clements Jr. more
Rhode Island ranked No. 1 in the country for the highest percentage of monthly marijuana users, according to federal data. more
Revenue in November exceeded the state’s expectations on a fiscal year-to-date and monthly basis, the R.I. Department of Revenue reported on Wednesday. more
James S. Bennett, the city’s economic-development director, will leave his position in early January to return to private industry, the office of Mayor-Elect Jorge O. Elorza announced Wednesday. more
Since the R.I. State Police received $45 million in a multistate settlement with Internet search giant Google in the spring of 2012, the department has gotten no shortage of suggestions on how it should spend the money, according to Lt. Col. Karen Pinch. more
Rhode Island ranks 43rd in the nation in funding programs that prevent children from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released this week by a coalition of public health organizations. more
NEW BEDFORD – A $42 million contract for the replacement of four bridges in New Bedford and Fall River along the future South Coast Rail Line has been awarded to Warwick-based Cardi Corp. more
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