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A rebound that took the Dow Jones Industrial Average up more than 440 points disappeared as traders said trepidation over what will happen in China’s market made holding on to stocks too risky for most investors. more
The Warwick Fire Department has received $949,549 in federal funding through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant, which will allow firefighters to complete specialized rescue training and gain technical expertise to help prepare them for emergencies such as potential building collapses or other industrial accidents. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration awarded a $373,000 grant on Tuesday to the John H. Chaffee Center for International Business at Bryant University to support activities to increase exporting by small businesses. more
Donald Trump may believe he’s the Republican candidate who can best sell a soak-the-rich tax policy to conservative voters. The catch is that his idea will barely get them wet. more
The R.I. Department of Transportation assumed the operation and maintenance of the Wickford Junction commuter rail station Monday, opting to save money by not renewing a private contract for the services. more
Rhode Island will host the National Governors Association’s summer meeting in 2017. more
(Updated 10:37 a.m.) The Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership announced Monday it is committing all of its $350,000 in state funding to programming for small manufacturers in Rhode Island through its new “Rocket” program. more
Last week's release of the yearly tax credit and incentive report by the R.I. Division of Taxation shone a light once again on the price of many tax-incentive programs the state has enacted through the years. According to acting Director of … more
1 Rhode Island's unemployment rate dropped to a post-recession low of 5.9 percent in June. What role have DLT-sponsored job-training programs played in the steady drop? Although training provided in the public workforce system might have … more
PROVIDENCE — The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission has a new executive director. Peter McNally, a real estate investment manager, has been selected as the commission's new administrative leader, succeeding Jan Brodie, who … more
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