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Social Welfare
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Rhode Island’s capital city is the fifth-highest in the nation for income inequality, behind Boston, New Orleans, Atlanta and Cincinnati, according to a report from The Brookings Institution. more
The Rhode Island Foundation is giving a $50,000 grant to the Rhode Island Business Group on Health to roll-out a “Choosing Wisely – RI” campaign to reduce waste in the state’s health care delivery system. more
Bristol County, Mass., is one of 14 newly designated counties in 10 states that have been named High Density Drug Trafficking Areas, according to Michael Botticelli, director of the National Drug Control Policy. more
Bryant University’s Women’s Summit is slated for March 18, and more than 1,000 women are expected to attend the annual event. more
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, WalletHub looked at the states and Washington, D.C. to determine which ones are the most racially integrated and achieved the most racial progress. more
Central High School has been named Russell Athletic’s 2015 “Fight Like Dylan Award” recipient, for epitomizing perseverance through adversity. more
Providence was one of 22 cities that participated in the 33rd annual assessment of hunger and homelessness recently conducted by The U.S. Conference of Mayors. more
(Updated, 11:18 a.m., Dec. 22) Drug overdoses took the lives of 247 people in Rhode Island last year, according to statistics released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. more
Charles R. Clifford has been selected as the new CEO of the YMCA of Pawtucket Inc. more
CVS Health Corp. President and CEO Larry Merlo said that $1.3 million will be donated from the 2015 CVS Health Charity Classic to support 103 charities across Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. more
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