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A marine trades and manufacturing job-training program funded with federal, state and Rhode Island Foundation money has trained 100 people to date, 90 percent of whom have found jobs. more
U.S. stocks fell, after the biggest Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rally since April, as concern that tension in Ukraine could lead to deeper sanctions kept investors on the sidelines before major companies report earnings. more
Tiffany & Co. CEO Michael Kowalski will step down in 2015 after more than 15 years running the luxury jeweler, passing the reins to President Frederic Cumenal. more
As concerns about the impact of unrest in Iraq on the country’s oil production have abated, gas prices dropped another 4 cents this week in Rhode Island and fell 5 cents in Massachusetts, according to the weekly survey by AAA Southern New England. more
Alex and Ani LLC’s lawsuit in U.S. District Court alleging that eight defendants conspired to secure discounted Alex and Ani jewelry on behalf of retail distributors, and then later fraudulently resold the jewelry to BJ’s Wholesale Club Inc., has been allowed to proceed. more
Hasbro Inc., the third-largest toymaker in the world, reported second-quarter earnings of $32.8 million, or 26 cents per diluted share, a 10 percent decline compared with the $36.5 million, or 28 cents per diluted share, reported during the same period last year. more
The U.S. Conference of Mayors’ award to Providence as one of four U.S. cities recognized with a 2014 Outstanding Achievement Award in City Livability was accepted by Providence Mayor Angel Taveras Friday. more
Brown University said Friday it would cooperate with a U.S. Department of Education Title IX investigation into a complaint made against the university. more
T.F. Green Airport saw passenger traffic decline 7.3 percent year over year in June after a 7.8 percent decline a month earlier in May, according to numbers released Friday by the R.I. Airport Corporation. more
Rhode Island lost 500 construction jobs in June compared with the previous month, a decline of 2.9 percent that ranked the state 49th in the country for highest percentage of construction jobs gained month over month, the Associated General Contractors of America reported Friday. more
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