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Two wind energy companies Thursday won bids to lease more than 354,000 acres of federal waters about 12 nautical miles off Martha’s Vineyard, Mass. more
University of Rhode Island electrical engineering professor Haibo He is part of a team that has been awarded a $282,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop robots that could help direct people to emergency exits in the case of an emergency. more
U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed and Rhode Island College President Nancy Carriuolo today will announce a new federal grant of up to $1.93 million over five years to expand higher education for Rhode Islanders with intellectual and developmental disabilities. more
Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo called on more than 80 invited business people Tuesday night at the “Jobs Summit” to marshal the “palpable” energy and optimism in the room and do the “work” of isolating action steps toward future policy decisions. more
Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo has indicated her intention to nominate Scott Jensen and Melba Depena to cabinet positions in her incoming administration. more
The R.I. Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner is developing an online data warehouse for the state’s three public institutions of higher education that it hopes to launch next summer. more
Treasuries gained after the Federal Reserve held interest rates near zero. more
City officials have launched a new initiative to rehabilitate abandoned properties, in part by teaming up with Rhode Island Housing to provide low-interest renovation loans. more
Proposed legislation to establish commercial tax guidelines within the Interstate 195 redevelopment corridor in Providence is unlikely to pass the General Assembly this session. more
A company that has proposed to develop a 1.25-acre site on the former Interstate 195 land for student apartments has asked for more time to complete its review of the property and obtain a tax incentive agreement through the city. more
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