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Four programs were chosen by United Way of Rhode Island to share $155,000 from its Housing for All Fund, to put in motion safe, healthy and affordable housing programs, according to a release by the organization on Thursday. more
Accountants, actuaries, politicians and union leaders are scheduled to meet on Friday to discuss the looming Rhode Island crisis related to public pensions and other post-employment benefits at a seminar dubbed “The Gathering Storm.” more
Rhode Island Hospital has been awarded a $519,344 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to study the susceptibility of people to drug-resistant bacteria who have been exposed to antibiotics. more
Rhode Island had three deals totaling $500,000 for venture capital-backed companies in the third quarter, according to CB Insights and KPMG International’s latest “Venture Pulse” report released Thursday. more
The University of Rhode Island’s Academic Health Collaborative and the R.I. Department of Health’s Academic Center have formed a new partnership to build healthier communities and to strengthen the state’s public health workforce. more
Samsung Electronics Co. and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission agreed on an expanded recall of original and replacement Note 7 smartphones, increasing the number of devices that can be returned to 1.9 million. more
College financial aid counselors are supposed to be students’ primary resource to help figure out how to pay for school—determining how much they’ll need to borrow, the types of loans best suited for them, and sources of cash. But a recent survey suggests that most young Americans saddled with student debt aren’t getting that level of care. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits were at a four-decade low over the past two weeks as sales prospects encouraged employers to maintain headcounts. more
Working with Tiverton residents and representatives of the R.I. Department of Environmental Management, the Twin River Management Group has refined design plans for a proposed casino and hotel in the town in an effort to protect wetlands, wildlife and the surrounding environment. more
A recently released audit of the R.I. Lottery shows the state agency is closely monitoring increased gaming operations in neighboring states, as the recent opening of Plainridge Park Casino in Massachusetts has negatively impacted revenue. more
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