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More than $1 million in federal grants were announced Tuesday to support the arts and expand cultural education opportunities in the state. more
A merger of Hasbro Inc. and Mattel Inc., which would unite two of the biggest toymakers, would need to win approval from antitrust officials in Washington who are increasingly saying no to deals marrying the dominant players in an industry. more
Washington County residents stand to save the most in Rhode Island through refinancing loans, according to SmartAsset. more
The governor’s proposed truck toll plan, RhodeWorks, would generate substantial long-term funding for transportation projects, but may not provide enough revenue in the short term, the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council said Wednesday. more
Job growth settled into a more sustainable pace in January and the unemployment rate dropped to an almost eight-year low of 4.9 percent, signs of a resilient labor market that’s causing wage growth to stir. more
(Updated 1:16 and 3:09 p.m.) Snow will gradually taper off tonight, making for a messy evening commute, according to the National Weather Service. more
There were 34 applicants, but 11 companies will receive state innovation vouchers allowing them to partner with a local university, research center or medical center for research and development assistance with a specific project. more
Total general revenue has increased 2.3 percent so far in fiscal 2016 to $467.5 million compared with expected revenue of $456.8 million, the state Department of Revenue said Friday. more
The Rhode Island housing market continued to strengthen in August, with sales of condos, single-family homes and multi-family structures all climbing over 2014 levels. more
Household wealth in the U.S. climbed in the second quarter, a sign consumers will help growth in the world’s largest economy. more
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