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Hasbro Inc. has been named one of the country’s most community-minded companies in The Civic 50, an initiative that recognizes companies for their commitment to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business. more
Rhode Island exports increased 34 percent from August to September to $245 million from $182.9 million, according to the latest report from e-forecasting.com. more
Seven communities will share a $2.3 million grant from the federal Department of Education to add more prekindergarten programs. more
Tech Collective, a bioscience and information technology industry association, recently graduated 16 of its “IT On Demand” participants. more
When Eric S. Niloff came across his 91-year-old grandfather’s collection of World War II-era photographs, he and his wife took it upon themselves to organize and preserve them for their family. more
The Providence-Fall River-Warwick metropolitan area had the largest unemployment rate decrease out of 48 metropolitan areas in the country with 1 million or more people in December at 2.9 percentage points, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Nearly 42,000 single-family homes in the Providence-Warwick metro area are located within storm-surge risk zones, and nearly 10,000 of those are at extreme risk, according to the 2014 storm-surge analysis released Thursday by real estate data firm CoreLogic. more
Rhode Island was among the top five states in March with mortgages delinquent by 90 days or more, according to Black Knight Financial Services. more
The average unemployment rate in New England was 5.9 percent last year, 1 percentage point less than 2013’s rate of 6.9 percent, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
More than 132,000 jobs in Rhode Island are supported by international trade, according to Business Roundtable, an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies. more
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