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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said challenges remain in the U.S. labor market, including concentrations of elevated joblessness in poor and minority communities, as she pushed for better education and training so the economy works for all Americans. more
Women & Infants Hospital will receive $11 million in funding over five years through the National Institutes of Health Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence grant program to boost research related to women’s reproductive health. more
Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island said Wednesday that it is partnering with three different organizations to empower its insured members who are elderly or disabled to live independently and in their own homes. more
A.T. Cross wants to make lost pens a thing of the past. more
Rhode Island is the 19th best state to retire, according to a study released Wednesday by Bankrate.com. more
Single-family home sales fell 6.9 percent in February compared with February 2016, but the median sale price climbed 6.3 percent during that same timeframe, the Rhode Island Association of Realtors said Wednesday. more
Total general revenue cash collections rose 1 percent when comparing the fiscal year-over-fiscal year period through February, but fell 7.1 percent when comparing February with February 2016, the R.I. Department of Revenue said Tuesday. more
Chessawanock Island Oysters on Station Street recently received $75,000 in financing from the South Eastern Economic Development Corp. using R.I. Commerce Corp. funds and a Small Business Association Micro Loan that will allow it to expand from three to five acres in Narragansett Bay, buy additional farming equipment, and create four more jobs. more
Formalizing a previous relationship between South County Health and the University of Rhode Island, the Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds initiative, the two entities have signed a memorandum of understanding designed to enhance education for health professionals and to advance local communities’ well-being, according to a statement from URI on Tuesday. more
(Updated 4:38 p.m.) The Rhode Island business community is brimming with optimism as it relates to the future of the state’s economy, according to a real-time survey conducted at the Santander Bank and Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce annual economic outlook breakfast on Tuesday. more
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