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If there were any doubts that 2014 would go down in history as a turning point for auto safety, last month’s Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on defective air bags erased them. Coming on the heels of the still-expanding investigation into General Motors’ faulty ignition switches, the congressional grilling of air-bag supplier Takata and customers Honda and Chrysler was yet another demonstration of the auto industry’s inability to find and fix deadly defects. This year’s scandals have not only shattered recall records, but they also have repeatedly exposed systemic failures by automakers, suppliers and regulators alike. more
U.S. stocks fluctuated as energy producers tumbled after OPEC’s decision to keep its output target unchanged while retailers climbed as shoppers hunted for holiday deals. more
At first glance, Edesia Inc. and General Dynamics Electric Boat would not seem to have much in common. But they do. more
Travel conditions will deteriorate north and west of Interstate 95 from Virginia to New England as snow from a powerful storm moves up the U.S. East Coast tomorrow on the eve of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. more
The final phase of the $40 million Providence Road Improvement Project was marked Tuesday morning by Mayor Angel Taveras with an event on Warren Street. more
Designated commercial districts in the city will offer two hours of free parking starting Friday at 10 a.m. more
Pawtucket’s Department of Planning will hold a meeting to discuss potential alternatives to the existing R.I. Public Transit Authority bus hub on Roosevelt Avenue. more
The R.I. Department of Transportation is beginning a year-long survey to study the condition of state and local roads. Through a $1.2 million contract with Data … more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island and Massachusetts dropped again, representing the lowest prices recorded since early 2011, according to the weekly survey from AAA Southern New England. more
Rhode Island is one of the most energy efficient states, tying with Oregon and Vermont for the No. 3 spot on a State Energy Efficiency Scorecard released on Wednesday by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. more
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