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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
New England had the third-lowest unemployment rate in June among the nine geographic divisions nationwide at 4.8 percent in June, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
The nonprofit Rhode Island Quality Institute has received a two-year $2.7 million grant to support its Sharing Health Information for Transitions in Care project to improve care coordination and transitions for long-term care patients and caregivers. more
For all the noise and debate that President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan has generated, it’s actually pretty timid. If the U.S. wants to push the world toward a broader acceptance of cleaner energy, it should consider the painful, expensive but ultimately effective experience of Germany. more
The dollar fell from a four-month high after a private report showed July jobs growth was lower than forecast. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration on Tuesday announced the winners of its second annual Growth Accelerator Fund Competition. Providence-based Social Enterprise Greenhouse is one of 80 winners. more
Rhode Islanders are being urged to prepare for upcoming severe weather and to continue using caution in the wake of the severe thunderstorm that occurred early Tuesday morning. more
The White House has chosen Rhode Island to be a part of President Obama’s TechHire initiative, a multi-sector effort to empower Americans with the skills they need to succeed in today’s economy, according to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
Mending a state pension system on the verge of collapse is a worthy closing act for any politician. Now it’s clear Gina M. Raimondo was only warming up. more
House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, D-Cranston, says a new proposal for a minor league baseball stadium in Providence could be announced as early as within the next couple of weeks with the possibility of it being taken up for consideration during a special legislative session this fall. more
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