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It could have something to do with its tiny size, but Rhode Island is one of 10 states that have the least transportation carbon pollution, according to a study released this week by the nonprofit Natural Resources Defense Council. more
The U.S. trade deficit widened in June to an almost one-year high as the price of oil jumped and American companies imported more consumer goods. more
A ribbon cutting ceremony was hosted by Southside Community Land Trust at the newly renovated Sky Hill Farm on Amherst Avenue, one of the organization’s 51 urban farms and community gardens, on Aug. 3. more
Whether financially strained municipalities should be allowed to claw back retiree benefits will likely be answered by the state's highest court, where three distinct suits appear headed. How the Supreme Court decides the question could set … more
Those living or working near deteriorating properties in Pawtucket could find some relief from a new initiative that aims to sort through and eliminate all blighted properties in the city. "This innovative program is something that will not … more
A four-year investigation into the state's financial backing of failed 38 Studios LLC ended July 29 with no criminal charges. Or did it? State police and Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said the investigation found "no provable criminal … more
The Great Recession may have officially ended years ago, but in hard-hit states such as Rhode Island, the effects still linger. While the state's unemployment rate has shown dramatic improvement, limited growth continues to plague pockets of the … more
Eighty-seven students from Bryant University’s Bryant Zhuhai campus in China have embarked on a weeklong visit to the United States as part of the Sophomore International Experience program, the school said Aug. 3. more
(Updated 11:43 a.m. to reflect corrected information) The state pension investment fund lost approximately $471 million in fiscal 2016, marking a 5.9 percent reduction to $7.5 billion compared with fiscal 2015. more
Thirty-two manufacturers received Polaris MEP’s Manufacturing Innovation Challenge awards, totaling $700,000, the nonprofit said Thursday. more
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