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The R.I. Commerce Corp. voted to approve more than $7 million in state relocation and redevelopment credits Monday to several corporations that plan to invest in or bring jobs to Rhode Island. more
(Updated, 4:48 p.m.) Pointing to the currency crisis in Europe and China’s economic slowdown, Rhode Island’s general treasurer says volatility in the financial markets contributed to the 0.28 percent loss on the state’s pension investments last year. more
It took nearly two years, three states, 18 towns, $483 million and enough wire to stretch from Providence to Durham, N.C., but Tuesday marked the completion of a major infrastructure project to upgrade Southern New England’s electric system. more
The Providence Water Supply Board has purchased an office building in an industrial park at 125 Dupont Drive, and plans to consolidate its operations in the renovated facility. more
The General Assembly opens its 2016 session Tuesday afternoon, the ceremonial starting day to a legislative agenda expected to be dominated by transportation. more
The Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission announced today that the National Park Service has placed the American Brewing Company, a former brewery in the city’s Valley neighborhood, on the National Register of Historic Places. This register is the federal government’s official list of U.S. properties whose historical and architectural significance makes them worthy of preservation and even rehabilitation. more
Providence is the third most charming state capital, just four months after being named America’s 12th most charming small city. more
A revised proposal for RhodeWorks that takes into account additional federal funds for transportation, and which eliminates a reliance on toll-backed revenue bonding, will be introduced Thursday, according to legislative leaders and Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
Southwest Airlines, the most popular carrier at T.F. Green Airport, will establish direct service to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Washington D.C. in early November. more
What if the National Rifle Association is right that the no-fly list shouldn’t be used for denying people guns, as President Barack Obama has urged and Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has said … more
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