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U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed announced Friday $9.3 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation to reduce jet noise affecting residents living near T.F. Green Airport. Of the $9.3 million, $887,032 is expected to help to voluntarily acquire three homes impacted by aircraft noise. An additional $8,435,954 will provide sound insulation mitigation to airport-area residences. more
The shooting of 12 police officers in Dallas on Thursday suggests spiraling violence: The cops were shot during a protest against the shooting of black men by police. A vicious circle of etribution would be something new for the United States where, unlike in other developed countries, killings by police far outnumber officer deaths in the line of duty. more
(Updated, July 8, 9:53 a.m.) The renewable energy giant SolarCity on Thursday announced plans to hire up to 80 new employees in the wake of newly enacted legislation that promotes the expansion of alternative energy in Rhode Island. more
The city of Providence will seek a $40 million Neighborhood Infrastructure Bond to make investments in infrastructure and build stronger neighborhoods, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced Thursday. more
The Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless and Social Finance will receive nearly $1.3 million in new federal funding through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Pay for Success Permanent Supportive Housing Demonstration Program. more
(Updated, 1:58 p.m.) The FBI recommended that no criminal charges be filed against Hillary Clinton over her use of private email while secretary of state, even as the bureau found that her careless handling of official communications could have exposed classified information to hackers. more
In a matter of minutes on Tuesday, Donald Trump set fire to 30 years of Republican orthodoxy on trade. more
Prime Minister David Cameron rejected calls for a do-over vote on leaving the European Union and set up a team of officials to prepare for withdrawal following the referendum last week that stunned the world and triggered financial-market turmoil. more
President Barack Obama said Friday that the U.S. respects the decision of U.K. voters to leave the European Union, and that the “special relationship” between the countries would endure. more
U.S. stocks tumbled, joining a worldwide selloff with the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping more than 350 points, as the U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union fanned speculation that a divided Europe would put another brake on already fragile global growth. more
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