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August “arrived with a bang for Rhode Island,” according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. 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
Rhode Island took a step backward in 2015, according to the latest report from the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity, which cited 99 “negative” bills that became law that year, offsetting 22 “positive” pieces of legislation. more
The development team that is renovating a historic Jewelry District manufacturing building wants to pair it with new construction on an adjoining, vacant parcel in the I-195 Redevelopment District. more
Despite competition from a potential casino in Taunton, Mass., the operation of a Tiverton casino would mean increased jobs, tax revenue and new economic activity for the state of Rhode Island, according to an Economic Impact Study released Tuesday by Twin River Management Group. more
Sam’s Clubs stores in Warwick, Fall River and Seekonk are closed today as part of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s plan to shutter 269 stores, including 154 stores in the United States. more
Narragansett Brewing Co. placed 38th on the Brewers Association list of the top 50 craft breweries in the country and 45th among the top brewing companies. more
The R.I. Commerce Corp. agreed to award $1.9 million in state incentives to the A.T. Cross Co. on Monday to keep one of Rhode Island’s oldest companies in the Ocean State and subsidize its planned relocation and expansion to Providence. more
The city’s tallest building has lost nearly half its value over the past three years, according to the revaluation prepared for Providence by a commercial contractor. more
The United Association Local-51 Plumbers and Pipefitters has received a $131,400 Real Jobs RI implementation grant to launch an urban community apprenticeship program. more
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