Updated August 28 at 3:28pm
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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
Factory production rose more than economists forecast in July as automobile assembly jumped to the highest since 1978, indicating American manufacturing is regaining its footing after a slowdown. more
Confidence among U.S. consumers eased for a second month in August as households braced for an increase in interest rates that could slow growth. more
Thirty-four of Rhode Island’s most progressive companies gathered Thursday to be recognized for promoting health and wellness in the workplace, at Providence Business News’ fourth Healthiest Employers lunch. more
Connecticut’s Mohegan Tribe, which own the Mohegan Sun casino, hasn’t been able to complete a $53 million bond sale as competition for investors in the high-yield municipal debt market increases. 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
(Updated 1:52 p.m.) There are delays on the Providence/Stoughton line after a pedestrian was struck by an MBTA commuter rail train in Mansfield Thursday morning. more
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