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As of September, Rhode Island has recovered 65.8 percent of the 39,800 jobs it lost during its recession from December 2006 to August 2009, the state Department of Labor and Training reported Wednesday. more
The University of Rhode Island is launching a new, interdisciplinary undergraduate major in sustainable agriculture and food systems this fall, with an emphasis on coastal foods. more
A long-contentious effort to unionize employees at the Renaissance Providence Hotel will be determined through an election Thursday. more
General Electric Co. is using the Port of Providence to receive and assemble wind turbines destined for the Deepwater Wind LLC offshore wind project near Block Island. more
Offshore wind companies need to install 500 megawatts annually for the next 15 years for the technology to make economic sense in the U.S., according to Dong Energy A/S, the world’s biggest developer of sea-based turbines. more
Two Rhode Island restaurants made it onto The Daily Meal’s list of the 101 Best Pizzas in America – Al Forno and Providence Coal Fired Pizza. more
Summer Infant Inc. reported third-quarter results on Thursday, showing a dip in sales and widening its loss when compared with the prior year period. more
Demolition of the original interior space at the Rhode Island Mall has begun, a process that is expected to take at least three to four months. more
A $107 million development project slated to bring power to-and-from Block Island has hit a snafu this week, as the utility company heading the venture has rejected a request from the town for a “large sum” of money in exchange for granting an extension of time for the project. more
Hasbro Inc. rose as much as 5.4 percent in early trading after quarterly earnings topped analysts’ estimates, boosted by demand for “Star Wars”-licensed toys and its own Nerf and Play-Doh properties. more
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