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FREETOWN – A town call firefighter was removed from the department after posting racially insensitive comments on Facebook following a house party that drew more than 1,000 people late last month. "I can see the next fire call will be … more
A pair of better than expected non-farm payrolls reports affirms that the U.S. economy doesn't have a new problem, that is, a rapid slowdown in job growth — just the same old one: sluggish productivity. more
PROVIDENCE – Jobless rates fell in 333 of the 387 metropolitan areas nationwide over the year in May, including in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. In the remaining 54 … more
FALL RIVER – A private company began collecting city trash this month, after a Superior Court judge denied a request for a temporary restraining order to halt the beginning of Mayor Jasiel Correia II's privatization of the service. EZ … more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly declined last week to the lowest level since mid-April, signaling labor market stability amid a shaky global economy. more
Anyone wondering why so many white, middle-aged men are drawn to anti-establishment rhetoric of the Donald Trump variety should take a look at the latest jobs report: They’re still having a hard time getting back to work. more
Is there such a thing as being "too old" to lead a college, a business or a country? For three of the final five candidates for president, all well past age 65, retirement couldn't be further from their thinking, as they seek one of the world's biggest professional challenges. more
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 U.S. consumer and Chinese industrial sector have been two powerhouses of global growth in the new millennium. more
Research has established that trauma has the potential to affect children long after they reach adulthood. Helping young adults with these experiences, which could include witnessing violent crime, enduring domestic violence, sexual assault … more
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