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In a national health study of America’s seniors, Rhode Island moved up four places to No. 26 from No. 30 last year, but ranked the lowest of any New England state, the United Health Foundation announced Wednesday. more
Alstom SA CEO Patrick Kron called on the French government to back a $17 billion offer by U.S. rival General Electric Co. for its energy units, saying uncertainty about his company’s future is making it difficult to win orders. more
Bryant University and the town approved a five-year agreement at a town council meeting Tuesday night for the university to reimburse Smithfield for its emergency services. more
The R.I. Department of Health has given the final OK to the creation of Prospect CharterCare LLC, a for-profit combination of CharterCare Health Partners and Prospect Medical Holdings, a Los Angeles-based for-profit health care provider. more
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser said the strongest U.S. economy in years, buoyed by a solid housing market, may push the jobless rate below 6 percent by year-end. more
(Updated, 6:56 p.m.) The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission has received “several” development proposals, including potential commercial, residential, hospitality and recreational projects, for the former highway land known as The Link, the agency said Tuesday. more
Maria Gooch-Smith, executive director of the South Eastern Economic Development Corporation, has been named the 2014 Financial Services Champion for Massachusetts and New England by the U.S. Small Business Administration. more
In a new report released Monday by the national nonprofit Rural School and Community Trust, Rhode Island ranks as the third-highest-scoring state in the country for its rural education programs. more
The Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council on Monday released a report outlining a suggested performance management framework for evaluating the regulatory agency responsible for overseeing the state’s banking sector. more
Rhode Island added 1,300 construction jobs in the month of April, an 8.1 percent increase over the same month last year, ranking the Ocean State sixth in the country for highest percentage of construction jobs gained year over year, the Associated General Contractors of America reported. more
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