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The state’s $11 million Community Service Grant program will be replaced with two methods of funding community-based organizations, including itemized budget appropriations and competitive programs administered by state agencies more
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said positive forces supporting U.S. job growth and higher inflation will still probably outweigh negative developments, calling additional gradual interest-rate increases appropriate without specifying their precise timing. more
Rhode Island ranks 41st – or 11th worst – in the nation for its economy, according to WalletHub. more
(Updated 2:12 p.m.) A request for proposals is being sought for a study of McCoy Stadium and the surrounding area by the Pawtucket Red Sox and city and state officials. more
Free rail service will be provided to this weekend’s Rhode Island National Guard Open House Air Show at Quonset State Airport, allowing individuals to board either at the Providence or Warwick MBTA stops. more
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart said the central bank should wait until at least next month to consider raising interest rates because of a slowing labor market and the British vote on European Union membership, adding his voice to the argument for a delay ahead of a speech by Chair Janet Yellen. more
The dedication of a 300-foot-long and 72-foot-wide barge – the Sandy C – will be held Monday during a christening ceremony at ProvPort. more
Rhode Island ranked 37th for fiscal solvency, according to a report from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. more
The Federal Reserve plans to make changes to its annual stress tests that will penalize Wall Street banks for being large and complex, while making the exams less burdensome on smaller competitors, said Fed Governor Daniel Tarullo. more
Employers in May added the fewest number of workers in almost six years, reflecting broad cutbacks that may raise concern about U.S. growth and prompt Federal Reserve policy makers to put off an increase in interest rates. more
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