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While the collapse of 38 Studios LLC was a singular and precipitous event, the effort to recoup some of the state-guaranteed bond money lost in the deal keeps moving along in drips and drabs. Case in point, the second settlement stemming from the … more
R.I. House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello talks about the recently ended General Assembly session as well as important issues still to be faced. more
A University of Rhode Island professor has been named chairman of the governor’s Executive Climate Change Science and Technical Advisory Board, which provides guidance on issues pertaining to climate change. more
Congressional debate over the annual defense policy measure often centers on hot-button issues such as the future of the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, the fate of huge weapons systems and whether to lift budget caps. more
HSBC Holdings PLC, Barclays PLC and three other banks agreed to settle U.S. investor lawsuits tied to the currency-rigging scandal, bringing the total so far to more than $2 billion across nine firms. more
An executive at Alex and Ani was arrested earlier this month for breaking and entering, and misappropriation of a boat in connection with hosting a party at a home that was not his and crashing a Jet Ski that belonged to another resident. more
Two men were arrested for trespassing and property damage after they locked themselves to the front gate of Spectra Energy’s compressor station to protest the company’s expansion plans. more
New emergency cardiac equipment will be purchased with $87,523 in federal funding for the Oakland-Mapleville Fire Department. more
The city has established a new program aimed at small businesses that will allow owners to request city permits and register new business licenses online. more
The people who manage some of the country’s largest public pension funds - money that ensures the retirements of teachers, police officers, firefighters and other state employees - say they want government regulators to help them avoid getting ripped off when they invest in private equity firms. more
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