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The Champlin Foundations awarded the University of Rhode Island three grants totaling $421,795 to purchase high-tech equipment to advance education and student learning. more
Gasoline prices continue to drop in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, falling another 2 cents from last week, according to AAA Southern New England’s weekly survey. more
An index of Rhode Island’s leading economic indicators increased 0.5 percent in September to 128.8, according to a report issued by e-forecasting.com on Monday. The index rose 0.6 percent in August. more
Internet holiday shopping rose 9 percent so far today, known as Cyber Monday, slowing from the same time frame last year as Web deals failed to lure consumers. more
Rhode Island, like the rest of the nation, saw its foreclosure inventory fall in November, according to data released Wednesday by CoreLogic. more
Rhode Island ranks 43rd in the nation in funding programs that prevent children from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released this week by a coalition of public health organizations. more
Workers don’t have a federal right to be paid for time spent in post-shift security searches, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a decision that will help Amazon.com Inc. fend off lawsuits seeking more than $100 million. more
Rhode Island ranked eighth in the nation in terms of jobs lost to China from 2001 to 2013, according to a study released by the Economic Policy Institute on Thursday. more
Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC is seeking bids for its international private bank within the next two weeks, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. more
Officials will gather on Monday to celebrate a $7.5 million federal grant that will be used to help train unemployed Rhode Islanders so they can land jobs in the information technology field. more
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