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The 38 Studios criminal investigation is now closed, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said Friday, even though he said he was ready to reopen it in the wake of the last civil settlement being reached earlier this week. more
The last defendant in the state's lawsuit to recover money from its ill-fated 38 Studios LLC investment has settled for $16 million. All told, roughly $61 million has been recovered through settlements with the various defendants, although legal … more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza on Jan. 30 said Providence is joining the coalition of so-called "sanctuary" cities across the United States that do not allow local police to function as an arm of the federal government's Immigration and Customs Enforcement … more
(Updated 11:02 a.m. and 12:03 p.m.) R.I. Commerce Corp. on Wednesday announced a $16 million proposed settlement with First Southwest Co., a former financial adviser for the state when it invested $75 million into the now-defunct video game company 38 Studios LLC. more
In response to a recent study analyzing the current conditions of McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said state investment could be a possibility after financial commitments are made by the city of Pawtucket and the Pawtucket Red Sox’s ownership. more
To renovate, rebuild or move on? Those are the questions Rhode Island, Pawtucket and the Pawtucket Red Sox face after Pendulum Studio II LLC completed a feasibility study of what to do with McCoy Stadium. more
Could Amazon.com Inc. customers help pay for tuition-free college in Rhode Island? Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's office isn't saying that's the anticipated funding source for her spending plan to pay tuition costs for in-state students attending … more
Shipbuilding, a historical occupation in Rhode Island, will need hundreds of new workers in the next decade, starting this year. For the state, finding and preparing the needed employees represents a significant challenge. General Dynamics … more
(Updated 2:43 p.m., 4:41 p.m.) The Apex building at 100 Main St. in Pawtucket is on the radar of the owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox. more
Many of Rhode Island's minority groups are growing, but the value of state contracts with minority business enterprises, known as MBEs, isn't keeping up. "It's not a secret minority [groups] have been growing at an accelerated rate," Oscar … more
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