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To the Editor: Rhode Island is spending more than $14,000 per student each year educating our public school students. However, the R.I. Department of Education recently reported that 31 percent of Rhode Island’s public schools are low-performing schools. The question is, “Why is the cost of education high and the performance low in many of Rhode Island’s public schools?” more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Bureau of Audits last month announced the first five-year schedule of audits of the state’s quasi-public agencies. more
Colville Properties, owner of 28 rental properties in Fall River, has filed for Chapter 11 federal bankruptcy protection, citing problems with the city’s crime rate, as well as fire and uncooperative bankers, according to news reports. more
Interest in Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC is building among potential investors as its capital position improves, according to U.K. Financial Investments Ltd., which manages Britain’s stakes in bailed-out banks. more
Bank of America Corp. agreed to pay $7.65 million to settle U.S. regulatory claims that it overstated its capital by billions of dollars after failing to report losses tied to its 2009 purchase of Merrill Lynch & Co. more
For four years, the U.S. Education Department has threatened to rein in for-profit colleges and their soaring student debt. Now it has found a way. more
The number of driving-related fatalities in Rhode Island dropped 20 percent in 2014 to 52 from 65 in 2013, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said on Wednesday. more
(Updated 9:58 a.m.) A complaint was filed in Superior Court Wednesday against two Allens Avenue companies for alleged environmental violations from their scrap metal recycling operation by state Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit and Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin. more
Settlements have been reached with Sprint Corp. and Cellco Partnership, doing business as Verizon Wireless, regarding charges for third-party services placed on consumers’ mobile telephone bills that were not authorized by consumers, a practice known as “mobile cramming.” more
In 1934, with the U.S. economy still mired in the depths of the Great Depression, President Franklin D. Roosevelt established the Export-Import Bank in order to make it easier for American companies to sell their goods in foreign markets and create … more
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