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The federal government and the R.I. Department of Transportation have signed a consent decree that commits the state agency to spend $111.9 million over 10 years to reduce the flow of pollutants into the state’s bodies of water through stormwater systems. more
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded $2 million over four years to a team of University of Rhode Island and University of North Caroline researchers to study Lyme disease prevention and exposure among outdoor workers. more
The White House has chosen Rhode Island to be a part of President Obama’s TechHire initiative, a multi-sector effort to empower Americans with the skills they need to succeed in today’s economy, according to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, D-Cranston, says a new proposal for a minor league baseball stadium in Providence could be announced as early as within the next couple of weeks with the possibility of it being taken up for consideration during a special legislative session this fall. more
House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello says public support will be needed for a new Pawtucket Red Sox stadium proposal for Providence to move forward, though it remains unclear how much time and opportunity voters would get to weigh in. The … more
Rhode Island GOP Chairman Brandon Bell is taking heat for comments he made at the Republican National Convention this week. more
(Updated 2:41, 4:10 and 4:56 p.m.) Reaction to Rhode Island’s new slogan, Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer, has been anything but lukewarm. more
Unless Congress finds a way to repeal the Affordable Care Act over the next 10 months -- after more than 60 failed attempts -- President Barack Obama will leave office with his signature legislation … more
Thanks to a federal grant, University of Rhode Island ocean engineers and researchers in four other New England coastal states can continue to explore ways to protect shorelines. more
New England had the third-lowest unemployment rate in June among the nine geographic divisions nationwide at 4.8 percent in June, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
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