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It should not have taken the deaths of nine blacks at the hands of a white supremacist in South Carolina to get politicians to acknowledge that the Confederate battle flag is a hateful symbol. more
The U.S. now has half as many publicly listed companies trading on its exchanges as it did at the peak in 1996. Listed companies reached a high of 7,322. That number today is down almost by half to 3,700 and is more than 1,000 lower than in 1975, … more
In retrospect, it seems inevitable that Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev would get the death penalty. more
International Game Technology PLC has announced that its subsidiary, GTECH Corp., has entered into an agreement with the Mass. Gaming Commission to provide a central monitoring system to monitor up to 20,000 electronic gaming devices at up to four venues in Massachusetts, with the first venue being Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management is stocking trout in ponds throughout Rhode Island for the winter fishing season, placing approximately 3,000 trout in eight ponds statewide. more
David Foster of Chicago got a stunning and welcome early Christmas present for him, his wife and three young children in late 2014. more
PROVIDENCE – Legislation introduced in the General Assembly would allow college graduates to claim a tax credit for payments on their student loans – a move aimed at keeping “talented, educated people in Rhode Island and encouraging innovators to make the state their home,” according to a statement. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. State Council on the Arts in January announced $139,877 in grants to schools, organizations, community centers and artists. more
BOSTON – Gov. Charlie D. Baker announced a 90-day pause on all new regulations to help facilitate the streamlining of “unnecessarily burdensome regulations on the commonwealth’s small businesses and job creators,” according to a statement. more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has defeated a legal challenge from OppenheimerFunds Inc. to its plan to sell $594 million of debt backed by tobacco-company payments. more
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