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Economic Activity
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Graduate schools from Brown University and the University of Rhode Island were ranked among the nation’s best in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Graduate Schools rankings released Tuesday. more
The foreclosure rate in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area inched up slightly in January compared with January 2015, CoreLogic said. more
When it comes to innovation, Rhode Island falls in the middle among the states, while Massachusetts, Connecticut and New Hampshire are among the top 10 best. more
Increased casino competition in New England, especially from Massachusetts, will present challenges for Rhode Island’s gambling industry and the state revenue it generates, according to a new study from The College and University Research Collaborative. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is asking the business community to “double down” its investment into the Ocean State economy, saying the state has garnered momentum and indicators are beginning to point in the right direction. more
A proposal to build a soaring residential tower on a parcel of Interstate 195 Redevelopment District land moved forward on Wednesday, but under several conditions that will require the developer to meet additional design, financial feasibility and site compatibility requirements. more
(Updated 2:15 p.m.) Citing Providence’s “hip vibe” and talent pool, Virgin Pulse, which acquired ShapeUp Inc. earlier this year, plans to expand its Rhode Island presence and create nearly 300 new jobs in the city over the next five years. more
The state’s top health insurance regulator is urging Congress not to change the framework of the Affordable Care Act, saying its repeal would harm systemic changes happening in Rhode Island and stall momentum made toward making health care and health insurance more affordable. more
Rhode Island had the greatest man-woman wage gap improvement among states during the 2007-15 period, according to a study released Wednesday by NerdWallet, a personal finance website. more
Eleven properties made the Providence Preservation Society’s 2017 Most Endangered Properties List, including the Industrial Trust Building, better known as the “Superman” building for its resemblance to the structure on the old television show. more
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