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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined Feld Entertainment Inc. for one serious safety violation and is proposing a penalty of $7,000 in response to the circus accident that injured nine performers during a “hair hang act” this past May at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. more
BOSTON – Massachusetts’ highest court has heard arguments from three major utilities seeking to overturn record penalties stemming from their response to two major storms in 2011, The Associated Press reported last week. more
Rhode Island ranks among the worst states for transparency of government spending data, according to a study by the U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund released Tuesday. Rhode Island’s overall score of 62 out of a possible 100 earned the state a grade of D+ and ranked Rhode Island as the ninth least-transparent state in the country. more
U.S. stocks climbed, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index poised for a fifth quarterly gain, as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled continued monetary support and tensions appeared to ease in Ukraine. more
The latest plan in Congress to cut business tax rates faces a major obstacle: U.S. businesses. more
PROVIDENCE – Sen. Roger A. Picard, D-Woonsocket, has introduced legislation aimed at helping Rhode Islanders at “economically vulnerable stages of life” by providing state income tax breaks. more
PROVIDENCE – A new law that went into effect Aug. 31 will require unemployed Rhode Islanders filing for unemployment insurance for the first time must post their resumes to www.employri.org. more
BOSTON – Excel Recycling LLC of Dartmouth has been penalized $15,100 by the Mass. Department of Environmental Protection to resolve the company’s failure to notify the department and conduct timely cleanup actions for a waste-oil spill at its Charlton facility. more
When Rhode Island lawmakers this summer approved new state licenses for lactation consultants, many observers scratched their heads. more
For sale: three-bedroom contemporary, like new, with ocean views and a fascinating legal history. Now in its second location. more
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