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Hasbro Inc. released its 2013 corporate social responsibility report on Tuesday, looking at progress the toy maker has made in areas of product safety, environmental responsibility, ethical sourcing, human rights, global philanthropy and more. more
Orange juice remains the most popular fruit beverage in the U.S. The problem is many Americans just don’t drink it anymore. more
A new initiative linking 12 northeastern states will help farmers and forest owners adapt to climate changes, according to the University of Rhode Island, which has a lead role. more
Eighteen fewer foreclosure deeds were filed in Rhode Island in the third quarter compared with the same period last year, according to HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University. more
The U.S. Senate passed a $42 billion package of tax incentives, reviving dozens of lapsed breaks for 2014 and setting them to expire two weeks from tomorrow. more
An index of Rhode Island’s leading economic indicators rose 0.4 percent in October, after advancing 0.6 percent in September, according to the report from Providence Business/e-forecasting.com. more
U.S. drivers are paying less than $2.50 a gallon at the pump for the first time in more than five years. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee, along with Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo and members of the R.I. congressional delegation, announced that five international companies are looking to establish a presence in the Ocean State: three from Italy, one from Ireland and one from England. more
A new report says that many Rhode Island households are not earning enough to make ends meet. more
New-home construction in the U.S. exceeded a 1 million annualized pace in November for a third consecutive month, continuing a slow recovery in the housing market. more
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