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The R.I. Department of Transportation has completed an accelerated round of inspections of 230 bridges deemed structurally deficient by federal standards. more
The Naval Undersea Warfare Center and R.I. Commerce Corporation have formed a partnership that will feature a NUWC employee on a two-year assignment at the commerce offices in an effort to strengthen the state economy through the defense and ocean technology sectors. more
An ongoing disagreement between the Rhode Island attorney general and the state’s health insurance commissioner regarding a recently approved 10.4 percent rate increase for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island has landed in Superior Court. more
Three global banks are in danger of losing their ability to manage pension funds in the U.S., as the Department of Labor wrestles with how to hold financial institutions accountable for criminal misconduct. more
Hasbro, the Pawtucket School Department and the city of Pawtucket are partnering with No Bully, a non-profit organization that trains schools how to stop bullying. more
Michael Lewis may have spelled out the supposed menace of high-frequency trading in his bestseller “Flash Boys.” What he didn’t do is provide a basis for investors to sue stock exchanges or banks. more
Cash collections grew 6.5 percent for fiscal 2015 to $3.6 billion and 6.6 percent in June alone to $536.8 million, according to a report from the state Department of Revenue. more
The University of Rhode Island has received a competitive grant from the National Science Foundation to improve the writing skills of graduate students of science. more
Mature firms in Rhode Island experience above-average tax burdens, with six out of seven firm types experiencing among the third-highest burdens nationwide, according to a study by the Tax Foundation. more
A $67,200 grant awarded to the Middletown Historical Society from the National Park Service’s American Battlefield Protection Program will be used to fund a Revolutionary War battlefield study in Middletown. more
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