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In case you needed more evidence that getting a college degree is generally a good idea, Georgetown University is out with a new report that underscores how important a diploma has been in this recovery. more
Roger Williams Medical Center plans to significantly expand its emergency department and renovate several interior spaces, to provide more space and privacy for patients, and to improve access. more
The hundreds of acres of protected land along the Narrow River is expanding, as The Nature Conservancy on Friday announced the acquisition of an additional 161 acres in North Kingstown. more
An exhibition running from Sept. 5 through Jan. 3 at the Rosecliff mansion will focus on ties between Newport and the American South. more
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
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