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Shakhnoza Kayumova, an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth and a researcher at its Kaput Center for Research and Innovation in STEM Education, has been awarded a $778,770 National Science Foundation grant to address the need for English language learners to study science. more
For the fourth week in a row, gasoline prices fell in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
Disney Princess, Frozen and Trolls helped drive revenue and profit for Hasbro Inc. in 2016, as the company reached the $5 billion revenue mark for the first time in its 94-year history. more
Tiffany & Co. abruptly replaced CEO Frederic Cumenal after disappointing financial results, just hours before the jewelry chain introduced a new campaign with the first Super Bowl ad in its history. more
At times, it seemed like Super Bowl advertisers were speaking directly to President Donald Trump. more
Five percent hotel tax collections rose 7 percent in August, and 3.4 percent on a fiscal year-to-date basis, the R.I. Department of Revenue said Friday. more
CVS Health Corp. ranked 44th on a list of the world’s most valuable brands, according to the latest Brand Finance Global 500 report released this week. more
U.S. employers added the most workers in four months while wage growth slowed more than projected, suggesting some slack remains in the labor market. more
Stock markets are risking an unsustainable “sugar high” as investors price in a pro-growth agenda from Donald Trump’s administration that may not be supported by an improvement in the economy, according to the world’s largest mutual-fund company. more
What holiday slump? The Rhode Island Association of Realtors reported sales and the median price for the single-family home both increased in December, and the sales volume exceeded all other Decembers on record. The number of single-family home sales rose 6.2 percent in December, compared to the same month in 2015. And the median sales price climbed by 3.7 percent, to $235,900, the association reported. more
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