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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said she plans to nominate Sidney McCleary as director of the R.I. Department of Business Regulation. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, who was sworn in today as Rhode Island’s first female governor, announced the names and titles of individuals who will work in her office. more
Officials are warning Rhode Islanders to brace for a blizzard, expected to hit Monday night and last through Wednesday morning. more
(Updated 10:37 a.m.) The Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership announced Monday it is committing all of its $350,000 in state funding to programming for small manufacturers in Rhode Island through its new “Rocket” program. more
For the second consecutive month in June, Rhode Island had the largest year-over-year percentage-point decline in its unemployment rate among the 50 states and Washington, D.C. more
June was the most active month for single-family home sales in 16 years, according to the R.I. Association of Realtors, which said the real estate market shows no signs of slowing down. more
(Updated, 5:30 p.m.) The Providence Phoenix will cease publication next week, according to a news release from the company. more
Three decades after the height of their popularity, U.S. customs officials are still supposed to be on the lookout for knockoff Rubik’s Cube and Pac-Man games. more
Construction employment expanded in 228 metropolitan areas from October 2013 to October 2014, and the Providence-Fall River-Warwick area was one of them, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
When the George W. Bush Institute commissioned Nobel-winning economist Edward Prescott to analyze its proposal to generate 4 percent annual growth for the U.S., the famously pro-free-market Prescott replied that a target of 3 percent was better for … more
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