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The U.S. Small Business Administration on Thursday recognized Rhode Island lending institutions that have excelled as SBA lenders this year, noting that 2016 had the highest volume of loans in the Ocean State’s history, as 457 were made for more than $130 million. more
State regulators on Thursday unanimously voted to suspend an application to build a gas-fired power plant in Burrillville, allowing the applicant 60 days to provide details on how it plans to cool the proposed facility. more
There are two major-party candidates for president of the United States. Any undecided voter (yes, they still exist) who watched the first presidential debate on Monday could plainly see that only one of them came prepared. more
A record number of Rhode Island students took College Board tests last year, but Scholastic Aptitude Test scores fell compared with the prior year, according to a report released by the College Board on Tuesday. more
(Updated 2:38 p.m.) The new president and CEO of T.F. Green Airport is Iftikhar Ahmad, who led the international airport of New Orleans through six years of passenger and route growth, according to an announcement by the R.I. Airport Corp. more
As Americans prepare to go to the polls after one of the most bizarre election campaigns, here are the main things that investors should keep in mind. more
"There is a thing called clean coal," Donald Trump said during the Oct. 9 debate. But there isn't – and won't be for a considerable time, if ever. Presumably, Trump was referring to so-called carbon-capture technology, which is designed … more
Free trade is broadly positive for the U.S. economy, though not everyone benefits. Economist Tyler Cowen, a Bloomberg View columnist, and Robert Zoellick, a former U.S. trade representative, talk to View editor Paula Dwyer about improving the outlook for future free-trade deals by helping workers left behind. more
Pop quiz! Are these events good news or bad news for the Federal Reserve? n China announces plans to build a lot more steel plants. n New innovation makes it possible to extract oil and natural gas more cheaply. n Robotics … more
For those thinking that the finalized reforms to the state-worker pension system took care of all its issues, think again. The outstanding problem is the fund's assumed rate of return. At the moment it is 7.5 percent. And with the reforms, … more
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