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A $27 million gift to Brown University from The Warren Alpert Foundation will allow the university to expand its M.D./Ph.D. program for physician-scientists by more than tripling funding for it, and endow a professorship in the Brown Institute for Translational Science. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island fell 4 cents this week, and dropped 1 cent in Massachusetts, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
The election’s over, but for equity investors it’s the same old bull market, one the new president might prefer die a quick death. more
Rhode Island’s Current Conditions Index remained unchanged at 75 in September compared with August, said Leonard Lardaro, a University of Rhode Island economist. more
An exit poll conducted by Roger Williams University students found Rhode Island voters on Tuesday were most concerned about the economy, climate change and national security among a selection of national issues. more
Barnes & Noble Inc. CEO Len Riggio is happy with the U.S. presidential election -- happy it’s over. more
U.S. stocks fluctuated in whipsaw trading, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average spinning near a record, as investors speculate how Donald Trump’s policies will impact the economy and interest rates. Small caps headed for the best weekly gain in five years. more
Twenty-eight Rhode Island animal welfare programs, which range from low-cost spay and neuter services to humane education, received a combined $470,000 in grant funding from the Rhode Island Foundation, according to a Thursday release from the organization. more
Consumer confidence rose to a five-month high in early November as Americans became more upbeat about the economy in the days before the presidential election concluded. more
Rhode Island is one of the worst states for student loan affordability, according to a study released this week by Student Loan Hero, a website that helps users manage their student loans. more
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