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The federal Environmental Protection Agency has given out “Superfund Excellence in Site Re-use” awards for projects that installed solar energy farms at former landfills in Massachusetts. more
The Rhode Island School of Design on Monday kicked off National Manufacturing Month in October two days early with multiple events that includes the opening of Co-Works, a new facility focused on creation and collaboration. more
Rhode Island communities made no progress toward increasing the affordability of housing last year, HousingWorks Rhode Island at Roger Williams University said Friday in its annual Fact Book. more
The R.I. Department of Revenue showed that August’s total general revenues increased 4 percent compared with the same period last year. more
U.S. stock-index futures dropped, signaling equities will pull back after advancing to a record last week, as data showed Japan fell into recession and a New York-area manufacturing gauge increased less than forecast. more
The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed above 17,000 for the first time as data showed employers added more workers than projected in June and the European Central Bank disclosed details of its stimulus plans. more
More than five years into the economic expansion, the signs that economists look for to herald the pickup in pay that has long eluded American workers are starting to emerge. more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, a sign the job market is sustaining progress. more
GTECH S.p.A. and Sony Pictures Consumer Products have announced a multi-year licensing agreement granting GTECH property licensing rights to television game shows Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!. more
The labor-market recovery that Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen seeks is proving incomplete as many U.S. workers languish in part-time jobs. more
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