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The United States and China are entering a period of long-term contention likely to get worse during the next administration, no matter which party holds power. That dynamic will be on display this week, with the state visit by China’s president. more
Rhode Island’s attorney general is warning consumers against an “aggressive scam” targeting the state’s older population involving fraudulent sweepstakes. more
PROVIDENCE – Twenty-six Real Jobs RI grant recipients were announced last week by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. The workforce-training partnerships, available through the state Department of Labor and Training, span more than 10 sectors; … more
PROVIDENCE _ A 33-year-old Warwick man has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for masterminding a conspiracy to defraud two Rhode Island banks of nearly $600,000. A federal court jury convicted David Alcantara on May 1 of … more
Will the Federal Reserve raise interest rates by the end of the year? You get a very different answer depending on the source. more
It’s a mistake to make a federal case out of a single outbreak of food poisoning. It’s worth pointing out, however, the utter failure of Congress to do more to prevent foodborne illness, which costs Americans some $15 billion in treatment and lost work days every year. more
WARREN – The former controller for Ava Anderson Non Toxic last week was charged with felony embezzlement. Robert Anderson, 59, of North Providence, is free on personal recognizance after appearing in Sixth Division District Court. He is … more
PROVIDENCE – The Local Initiatives Support Corp. Rhode Island last week announced it will make $25 million in grants, loans and equity investments over the next year to promote affordable housing, workforce development and healthy communities … more
A 45-year-old man was sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison last week after pleading guilty to bank fraud. more
PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Department of Labor last week awarded a $236,000 grant to the state's Temporary Caregiver Insurance Expansion Project. The R.I. Department of Labor and Training program was signed into law in January 2014 and … more
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