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PROVIDENCE – The House Republican caucus has unanimously elected Rep. Patricia Morgan, R-Coventry, as the first female House minority leader. Rep. Blake A. Filippi, R-Block Island, was chosen to serve as the first millennial House … more
The Providence VA Medical Center has an addition under construction that will expand its capacity for intensive care. The 10,000-square-foot building will include nine inpatient-care units, updated nursing stations and consultation rooms. The $8.2 … more
New overtime pay requirements take effect Dec. 1, and though they were announced in May by the U.S. Department of Labor, there's still plenty of confusion among local employers about how to apply the changes. According to the agency, … more
Groundwork Providence, a nonprofit community-development organization, is dedicated to helping midsize, formerly industrial cities improve the lives of residents by offering often hard-to-find environmental services. That includes … more
(Updated 6:32 p.m.) GE Digital will move into the Providence Journal building at 75 Fountain St., a spokeswoman for the company said Wednesday. more
The Newport Opera House Theater will receive state historic preservation tax credits for a conversion to a nonprofit theater and performing arts center. more
When it comes to gross domestic product growth, it’s not a surprise that Providence County leads the state’s five counties with GDP growth of $1.1 billion, according to a SmartAsset study. more
Filings for unemployment benefits in the U.S. rebounded last week from a four-decade low while remaining consistent with a firm labor market. more
An Obama administration policy that would have given more white-collar workers overtime starting Dec. 1 was blocked nationwide by a federal judge in Texas. more
Dennis McLaughlin, president of Middletown-based Rite-Solutions Inc., a service-disabled veteran-owned small business specializing in systems and software engineering for government and commercial clients, talks about the company’s recent expansion to Virginia Beach and the kind of work it does in support of the U.S. Navy. more
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