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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Wednesday announced $1 million in funding for Rhode Island to improve access to treatment for opioid-use disorders. more
Rhode Island’s capital city is one of the best college towns in the nation, according to College Rank. more
Consumer confidence increased to an almost one-year high in August as Americans became more optimistic about the labor market, according to a report from the New York-based Conference Board on Tuesday. more
CVS Health Corp., Apple Inc., Facebook Inc. and General Motors Co., the first U.S. automaker to have a female CEO, are among more than two dozen companies that added their names to a White House pledge to study gender pay gaps among their employees. more
First Southwest Co., a financial planning company, on Monday filed an objection to a $25.6 million settlement between the state and two other defendants in the ongoing civil lawsuit related to 38 Studios LLC. more
Rhode Island again is one of the least tax-friendly states, according to Kiplinger’s. more
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the case to raise interest rates is getting stronger as the U.S. economy approaches the central bank’s goals. more
The Department of Justice announced last week that it would end its reliance on for-profit prisons run by companies such as Corrections Corporation of America and Geo Group. more
The U.S. economy grew less than previously reported last quarter on lower government outlays and a bigger depletion of inventories, capping a sluggish first-half performance propped up mainly by consumer spending. more
PAWTUCKET – Today's police officer isn't scrambling for extra hours working details at traffic and construction sites, according to city officials. The Pawtucket City Council's finance subcommittee in early August approved a new one-year … more
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