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Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly declined last week to the lowest level since mid-April, signaling labor market stability amid a shaky global economy. more
John Nimmo is senior housing counselor at NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley, a community development corporation that serves several communities in northern Rhode Island. He was praised recently by state officials for helping to direct homeowners having difficulty paying their mortgages to a nonprofit program, the SUN Initiative, which allows them to sell and repurchase their houses under more affordable terms. more
Federal Reserve Governor Daniel Tarullo said inflation and unemployment haven’t reached levels that would justify an increase in interest rates, even without risks from Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. more
During this year’s Rhode Island International Film Festival, the 20th annual celebration, the weeklong programming will once again include the Rhode Island Film Forum. more
PROVIDENCE – Bryant University gives students the most earning potential after attending in the state, according to the U.S Department of Education's latest College Scorecard. The scorecard looks at median earnings of former students who … more
PROVIDENCE – Further improving Rhode Island's business climate, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced Jan. 6 employers will see a significant reduction in their unemployment tax rate for the first time in 25 years. R.I. employers will save … more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. State Council on the Arts on Jan. 5 named Mollie Flanagan as its new Individual Artist program director. Flanagan, a resident of Phoenix, Ariz., will manage RISCA's programs and services for individual artists, … more
DARTMOUTH – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and Rhode Island Public Radio have established a collaboration that will transfer the university's 9,800-watt Federal Communications Commission license to operate WUMD 89.3 FM to RIPR, the … more
Michael Lye, a Rhode Island School of Design professor, led an independent research project to design a full-scale, wearable model of a NASA spacesuit designed to be functional in a Mars simulation environment. more
The local restaurant community starts out the new year on familiar ground – setting a national trend. One of the leading stories in food media in 2016 was … small. Award-winning restaurants being opened by award-winning chefs were distinguished … more
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