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Social Welfare
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The Tomaquag Museum is one of 10 recipients of the 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the Institute of Museum and Library Services said Tuesday. more
Rhode Island is the ninth-most-expensive state for child care in the nation, according to the Economic Policy Institute. more
(Updated 11:33 a.m.) World War II Foundation/Tim Gray Media documentary films were nominated for eight regional Emmy Awards at the 39th annual Boston/New England Awards competition. more
Every state in the nation has a wage gap between what women and men are paid. Rhode Island ranks 15th best for its 18-cent wage gap, according to an analysis released this week from the National Partnership for Women & Families. more
Hasbro Children’s Hospital raised $436,003 at its 12th annual radiothon on Thursday. more
More babies are being born with exposure to opioids in Rhode Island, the annual KIDS COUNT Factbook has found. more
The longtime chief operating officer of Crossroads Rhode Island has been named the Career Achievement winner in the 2016 Providence Business News Business Women Awards program, while the outstanding Mentor honoree is an entrepreneur who owns and operates three companies committed to equity in sports. more
Rhode Island received approximately $7.2 million in funding from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration to support families involved in the home visiting program. more
More than $1 million in donations have been raised from the sale of Alex and Ani LLC’s Charity by Design Living Water bangle, enabling more than 42,000 families around the world to have access to clean, safe water. more
The Retail Project RI LLC, a project launched through the Innovation Fellowship program at the Rhode Island Foundation, has launched its fourth retail brand, Fetcher Bay, and its fourth retail brand, Fetcher Bay, and its online store FetcherBay.com, to provide dog owners with canine camping gear. more
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