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The Governor’s Workforce Board is conducting a comprehensive survey of employers as summer winds to a close as part of its work on the state’s second Biennial Employment and Training Plan. more
The Social Enterprise Greenhouse has begun accepting applications for its next incubator and accelerator sessions for early stage social enterprise entrepreneurs looking to combine a traditional business with the public problem-solving goals of a charitable or social-service organization. more
Brown University and the University of Rhode Island are among the top LGBT-friendly college campuses in the country, according to the nonprofit Campus Pride. more
Factory production increased in July at the fastest pace in five months as capital spending climbed and motor vehicle demand surged, indicating the industry is helping propel the U.S. economy. more
Marc A. Crisafulli will step down as managing partner at Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP to join the leadership team at Suffolk Construction Co. in Boston, and will be succeeded by Hinckley Allen Partner David J. Rubin. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate declined again in July to 7.7 percent, a slight drop compared with June but down almost 2 percentage points year over year, according to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
CVS Caremark Corp. has launched its first MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics at CVS/pharmacy locations in Sacramento and Elk Grove, Calif., the latest of more than 50 MinuteClinics throughout the Golden State. more
Workers in the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area had an average hourly wage of $23 in May 2013, roughly 3 percent above the nationwide average of $22.33, according to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
U.S. stocks rose, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index to a two-week high, as speculation the crisis in Ukraine won’t escalate overshadowed weaker-than- estimated economic data. more
U.S. Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Rep. James R. Langevin on Thursday announced $772,000 in federal grant funding for safety, training and communications equipment upgrades in the Warwick and Johnston fire departments. more
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