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(Updated 2:09 p.m.) Mayor Jorge O. Elorza Tuesday announced a proposed restructuring of administrative city school staff, moving them into schools to better support students, parents and teachers. more
(Updated 12:38 p.m.) Employers added more workers in February than projected but wages unexpectedly declined, dashing hopes that reduced slack in the labor market was starting to benefit all Americans. more
The R.I. Department of State website has a new look. According to information from the state agency, the website at http://sos.ri.gov/ www.sos.ri.gov has been redesigned to make it easier for residents to quickly find the information they need. more
Jobless claims in the U.S. fell to 278,000 in the week ended Jan. 23, from 294,000 in the prior period, a report from the Labor Department showed on Thursday in Washington. more
Westbay Community Action Inc. recently was awarded a $200,000 two-year grant from the National WIC Association to address nutrition needs of children under five, as well as pregnant women and mothers in Kent County. more
One percent meal and beverage tax collections increased 8.1 percent, and 1 percent hotel tax collections rose 3.9 percent, when comparing December with December 2014, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
Cash had a pretty good run for 4,000 years or so. These days, though, notes and coins increasingly seem declasse: They’re dirty and dangerous, unwieldy and expensive, antiquated and so very analog. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is proposing $500,000 be set aside as part of her 2017 budget to make college entrance SAT and PSAT testing free for public high school students. more
Employment in the U.S. climbed and wages picked up in March, signs of labor-market durability in the face of lethargic global growth. more
The American Civil Liberties Union is calling for “extensive amendments” to the Open Meetings Act, saying that it should be strengthened to protect the public’s right to know. more
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