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Betsy Wall, a month into her job as chief marketing officer for R.I. Commerce Corp., turned in her resignation Friday, a casualty of the flawed rollout of the state’s new tourism and economic development program. Along with Wall, the new slogan, “Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer,” was dropped from the campaign. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is open to the idea of allowing a referendum on the legalization of recreational marijuana. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Tuesday defended her track record of attracting outside businesses to Rhode Island, saying her efforts are ongoing and that results take time. more
Thirteen communities are eligible to participate in the Working Cities Challenge through the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and receive between $300,000 and $500,000 over a three-year period to implement initiatives to improve the lives of low-income residents. more
As of January, Rhode Island has recovered 80.4 percent of the 39,800 jobs it lost during its recession from December 2006 to August 2009, the state Department of Labor and Training said Tuesday. more
Providence is the 12th most charming small city in the country, boosted by the Downcity area’s overall charm factor. more
The pitch: Dunkin' Donuts offers customers high-quality, high-value products and unmatched customer service. Years in business: Since 1968 Employees: 250-plus Rhode Island employees in … more
Rhode Island ranked third worst in the nation on the Family Prosperity Index, which studies the impact of the economy on families. more
The U.S. homeownership rate fell to the lowest in more than 50 years as rising prices put buying out of reach for many renters. more
The R.I. Senate made the right decision when it chose not to pass a ban on the use of e-cigarettes, or "vaping," early in the morning on the last day of the legislative session. The Senate's decision made sense, since vaping is the most … more
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