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The number of children in Rhode Island who are obese is leveling off or declining, according to a new report by Rhode Island Kids Count, although an urgency to address the issue remains. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee will host Ireland Prime Minister Enda Kenny on Sept. 24, as part of an initiative to explore business and tourism opportunities between Rhode Island and Ireland. more
The JC Penney store at the Providence Place Mall is among 40 underperforming stores that the company is closing across the country. more
Dignitaries on Tuesday celebrated a grand opening of Alex and Ani Hall, a $17 million renovation of a 1958 Rhode Island College campus building that reopened to students at the start of this fall semester. more
The University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, New England Institute of Technology and Johnson & Wales University all have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report for their online bachelor’s degree programs. more
Santander Bank, N.A. has committed a total of $1.3 million in grants to support low- and moderate-income neighborhoods in the city. more
Rhode Island communities made no progress toward increasing the affordability of housing last year, HousingWorks Rhode Island at Roger Williams University said Friday in its annual Fact Book. more
Off-peak conventions and large events booked in Rhode Island for Nov. 8 through Dec. 7 account for nearly 20,000 contracted hotel room nights, more than double the number compared with this time last year. more
Five institutions building Newportal, a free, online database intended to promote Newport’s cultural heritage, have won a $60,000 grant for the project from the Rhode Island Foundation. more
Trying to capitalize on yesterday’s news that the U.S. economy expanded more than forecast in the third quarter, President Barack Obama today will try to rally female voters in Providence, Rhode Island, four days ahead of the U.S. midterm elections. more
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