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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
Jack Grant, a Bryant University senior, recently researched whether or not to invest in Microsoft for the university's Archway Investment Fund. He found the tech giant wanting. Grant, 21, of Rocky Hill, Conn., an accounting major, has … more
The Police Department has received $1.9 million in federal funding to add up to 15 more police officers, the state’s congressional delegation and Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced this week. more
Federal grants totaling nearly $1 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development have been awarded to 10 communities to help assisted housing residents find work and access job training. more
Rhode Island ranked second-to-last in the country for losing 1,300 construction jobs, or 7.9 percent of the total, in August compared with August 2014, the Associated General Contractors of America said Friday. more
Median household incomes in Rhode Island sank last year by more than $1,000 to $54,891, according to newly released census data, in line with a national trend of stagnant wages. In Rhode Island, the median income for households has hovered … more
The recent Rhode Island Manufacturing Week trumpeted an industry that last year added 700 jobs – the first job growth in seven years. That's great news, though it could be even better if local manufacturers could lure more prospective … more
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