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University of Rhode Island electrical engineering professor Haibo He is part of a team that has been awarded a $282,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop robots that could help direct people to emergency exits in the case of an emergency. more
August “arrived with a bang for Rhode Island,” according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. more
Of all the ways that Warwick's T.F. Green Airport could grow, the best hope might not be through the long-awaited runway expansion, but the inevitable build-out of Logan International Airport in Boston. Rhode Island's commercial airport has … more
The political purpose behind the proposals to combat gun violence that Hillary Clinton introduced last week may be to outflank her top rival for the Democratic presidential nomination, Bernie Sanders. On this issue, he's been a shrinking violet. But … more
Last week we discussed reasons to structure the purchase of a business as an asset sale. This week, we discuss successor liability and ways to effectively close the deal. Learning after the fact that you are responsible for the tax … more
BOSTON – Gov. Charlie Baker has proposed systemwide reforms to the Department of Children and Families. They include new intake and supervisor policies for the first time in a decade, and re-establishment of the DCF Central Regional … more
Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William C. Dudley said he expects the U.S. central bank to raise interest rates by December, echoing comments by fellow regional Fed chief Dennis Lockart in Atlanta, while cautioning that this was not a pledge to action and will depend on the economy staying on track. more
Hotel tax collections jumped nearly 25 percent in July when compared with July 2014, the state Department of Revenue reported Friday. more
Providence Business News’ coverage of the 2014 gubernatorial and Providence mayoral elections received a Publick Occurrences Award at the New England Newspaper and Press Association’s 2015 Fall Conference Thursday. more
Aaron Hertzberg is leaving his position as executive director of the Pawtucket Foundation to become a municipal economic development director in his home state of Wisconsin. more
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