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Ross McCurdy, a teacher at Ponaganset High School in Scituate, received the Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators given out by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at a recent White House ceremony. more
It’s not exactly up there with immigration, trade, and abortion for controversy: Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew’s announcement earlier this week that a redesigned $10 bill will feature a portrait of a woman is one of the few feel-good stories of the summer. more
The Smaller Business Association of New England and Mass Development are introducing a “Defense Diversification Program,” which they said is an opportunity for defense-dependent businesses to diversify product lines and manufacturing processes. more
The U.S. economy will probably be strong enough to justify two Federal Reserve interest-rate increases in 2016, said Chicago Fed President Charles Evans. more
Payrolls rose in 30 states in January and unemployment rates fell in 28, a sign the U.S. labor market was resilient in early 2016. more
Providence County experienced the most population growth out of any county in Rhode Island from July 1, 2014 to July 1, 2015, the U.S. Census Bureau said Thursday. more
Goldman Sachs announced Tuesday that it will offer $10 million in capital and philanthropic support to help small businesses grow in Rhode Island. more
Donald J. Farish, president of Roger Williams University in Bristol, recently penned a column for The Chronicle of Higher Education about college affordability. more
(Updated 12:35 p.m.) A report by the state Auditor General found Rhode Island has not sufficiently addressed computer security risks, and needs to direct more funding to complete its upgrading of statewide accounting systems. more
Rhode Island ranked second in the nation for its nearly 15 percent construction employment growth in February, the Associated General Contractors of America said Friday. more
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