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(Updated 11:28 a.m.) Gov. Gina M. Raimondo was high-spirited, as was the crowd of some 100 leaders from Rhode Island’s business, health care and academic sectors this morning, when she announced that Johnson & Johnson, one of the world’s most well-known and largest health care companies, will site a health technology center here. more
(Updated 11:40 a.m.) Rhode Island’s 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment has identified three priority health needs: behavioral health, chronic disease (diabetes and heart disease) and maternal and child health for the Hospital Association of Rhode Island’s member hospitals to focus on. more
Virgin Pulse Inc. will seek state tax incentives for a tenant build-out of some 88,000 square feet at the Providence Journal building in downtown Providence. more
Rhode Island ranked 19th highest among the states for having the highest income inequality, according to a report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. more
(Updated 2:32 p.m.) Local 1 percent meal and beverage tax collections increased 4 percent over the year in August, the state Department of Revenue said Friday. more
In an ongoing effort to mend Providence roadways, the state is seeking $59 million in federal funding to improve the intersection where Route 6 and Route 10 meet Interstate 95 and the Providence Viaduct. more
Rhode Island ranked 27th in the nation for its 1.7 percent construction employment growth over the year in November, the Associated General Contractors of America said Friday. more
General Electric Co. said Suffolk Construction will be the construction manager for its $200 million headquarter campus project, the Boston Business Journal reported Friday. more
The National Basketball Association and its players union have tentatively agreed to terms on a new seven-year labor agreement, according to people familiar with the talks. more
The Rhode Island seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 5.3 percent in November, its third consecutive month-over-month decline and a two-tenths of a percentage point decline from the year prior. more
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