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Prisoners can be counted in population totals for determining a voting district, even though they can’t cast ballots in the place where they’re being held. more
Rhode Island maintained its rank as the fourth most energy-efficient state in the country, according to this year’s State Energy Efficiency Scorecard. more
Rhode Island’s CollegeBound Saver program netted a Silver rating and its CollegeBound 529 a Bronze from Morningstar, a research firm that tracks investment offerings, in its 2016 list of the best 529 plans. more
The Newport Opera House Theater will receive state historic preservation tax credits for a conversion to a nonprofit theater and performing arts center. more
(Updated 6:32 p.m.) GE Digital will move into the Providence Journal building at 75 Fountain St., a spokeswoman for the company said Wednesday. more
Why are markets and the media so obsessed with the timing of the Federal Reserve's next interest-rate increase? The sheer intensity of their attention, I think, reveals a deeper problem: They don't understand what the Fed is ultimately trying to achieve. more
Providence was one of 22 cities that participated in the 33rd annual assessment of hunger and homelessness recently conducted by The U.S. Conference of Mayors. more
In a surprise assembly at Paul Cuffee Lower School Tuesday, Emily Caldarelli, a fourth grade teacher there, was awarded the Milken Educator Award, according to a release from the Milken Family Foundation. more
Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley repeated that he expects an interest-rate increase by the end of 2016, as the central bank draws closer to reaching its twin objectives of maximum employment and 2 percent inflation. more
Samsung Electronics Co. is letting travelers exchange their Note 7 smartphones at special booths set up at America’s busiest airports. more
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