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The state’s general fund received $381.9 million from the R.I. Lottery in fiscal 2015, an increase of $5.6 million compared with the previous year, according to the lottery’s audited financial statements. more
The pace of growth in U.S. services industries cooled last month from the best readings in a decade, a sign consumers may be taking demand down to a more sustainable level in the face of global weakness. more
Rhode Island is one of the most energy-efficient states in the nation, according to the latest study by personal finance website WalletHub. more
The great recovery in U.S. manufacturing jobs -- a surprising five-year surge that blossomed in the aftermath of the financial crisis and added almost 900,000 people to payrolls across the country - appears to be dead. Or at the very least, on hold. more
The John A. Lema Jr. Charitable Trust donated $100,000 to Rhode Island College’s Lema-Fernandes Portuguese Study Abroad Fund on Sunday. more
Development of a new pedestrian bridge crossing the Providence River and connecting the I-195 Redevelopment District sites on both banks, appears to be back on again. more
Heather Tow-Yick is leaving her position as executive director with Teach for America – Rhode Island early next year to take a position with the national Teach for America organization. more
Frank Shea, executive director of ONE Neighborhood Builders, will leave the organization to become CEO of Urban Edge, a neighborhood redevelopment corporation that serves several neighborhoods in Boston. more
Hope & Main, the nonprofit culinary business incubator, is celebrating its first birthday, along with the 100th birthday of its building, the Main Street School, on Oct. 11 with a turn-of-the-century-themed fall festival. more
A University of Rhode Island biologist received a $2.5 million National Science Foundation grant to study the genetics of three groups of parasites and single-celled organisms to help scientists build a tree of life of Earth’s living organisms. more
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