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Rhode Island added 1,200 more jobs than first reported for the second quarter of the year, according to revised figures put out by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training Thursday afternoon. more
Former General Electric executive Dean Seavers will succeed Thomas King as National Grid’s U.S. president, effective March 31. more
Two new public opinion surveys by Brown University’s A. Alfred Taubman Center for Public Policy and American Institutions find that gubernatorial candidate Gina Raimondo, and Providence mayoral candidate Jorge Elorza, both Democrats, lead their respective opponents by 10 points. more
The R.I. Department of Transportation is beginning a year-long survey to study the condition of state and local roads. Through a $1.2 million contract with Data … more
Donor-recommended grants from Fidelity Charitable, an independent public charity, achieved record levels in the first nine months of 2014. more
Foreclosure rates in Rhode Island were lower in August than they were a year ago, but they are still higher than the national average, according to information from data firm CoreLogic released Thursday. more
AT&T Inc., the second-largest U.S. wireless carrier, missed profit estimates and cut its sales forecast as promotions and price cuts took a toll. more
Comcast Corp., the U.S. cable company awaiting regulatory approval to buy Time Warner Cable Inc., reported profit that beat estimates as new high-speed Internet customers more than made up for declining video subscribers. more
Six Rhode Island businesses will receive $269,963 in grants from the state’s Innovate Rhode Island Small Business Fund (Innovate RI Fund), according to the R.I. Commerce Corporation and the R.I. Science and Technology Advisory Council. more
The Associated General Contractors of America reported Wednesday that most construction firms are having trouble finding qualified workers, and firms in the Northeast were no exception, with 67 percent reporting difficulty filling jobs. more
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