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Federal Reserve officials could be in a jam as they prepare for their Sept. 16-17 policy meeting: The growing divergence between the relatively healthy U.S. economy and the turbulence elsewhere is complicating their deliberations over whether to begin a rate-raising campaign immediately or delay any action until December or beyond. more
Rhode Island’s budget process was ranked seventh in the nation, tying with Tennessee, by State Policy Reports, a Federal Funds Information for States publication. more
Central Falls public schools will be the first in the state to implement the COPsync911 alert system, which allows staff to send an immediate and silent alert to all other staff, the local law enforcement dispatch center, all patrol cars and on-duty law enforcement officers, in the event of an emergency. more
(Updated 1:41 p.m.) A Canadian company wants to locate a cement distribution plant at the Port of Providence, which would act as a regional transfer center for its products through the Northeast. more
The R.I. Airport Corporation has turned over the relocated Winslow Park ballfields to the city of Warwick, a relocation required by the extension of the primary runway at T.F. Green Airport. more
Imagine Block Island as “Manisses,” what Native Americans called the island for thousands of years until a visit from Dutch explorer Adriaen Block in 1614 who renamed it after himself. more
Rhode Island ended its fiscal year with a stronger bottom line than expected, a $166.4 million general fund surplus that reflects both higher than anticipated revenue and less spending. more
Providence is among the least friendly cities for small business, according to Thumbtack’s fourth annual Small Business Friendliness Survey released Tuesday more
There have been several theories floating around for why the Federal Reserve won’t raise rates in September: oil at $40 a barrel means there’s no inflation; the volatility in global markets; falling commodity prices suggest a global slowdown is a risk that might become more likely if China's growth falters. more
The R.I. Department of Transportation has completed an accelerated round of inspections of 230 bridges deemed structurally deficient by federal standards. more
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