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Mayor-elect Jorge Elorza has filled three key positions in his administration, naming Tony Simon chief of staff, Brett Smiley chief operating officer and Rep. Grace Diaz senior adviser on community relations. more
Rhode Island is one of the unfriendliest states when it comes to taxes, according to Kiplinger’s. more
Bell Helicopter is reviving its vision of finding a civilian market for an aircraft that takes off like a helicopter and cruises like a plane. more
The world’s largest economy expanded more than previously forecast in the second quarter, boosted by gains in consumer spending and construction that may help the U.S. withstand a global slowdown. more
A majority of U.S. states have begun a joint investigation of Volkswagen AG in the widening fallout from the company’s admission that 11 million of its diesel vehicles use software to cheat emissions tests. more
The Rhode Island Association of Realtors said a scam artist hacked a real estate agent’s email, resulting in a buyer losing $13,000 after the scammer directed him to wire money for a deposit. more
The Obama administration forecast that as many as 9.9 million people will sign up for health coverage under Obamacare this year, 3 million below a previous estimate from the Congressional Budget Office. more
The Rhode Island Farm Bureau has named a new president for the first time in 40 years, Henry Wright, of West Greenwich. more
The deadline is approaching to register for the annual Rhode Island Elevator Pitch Contest, sponsored by the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition. more
The University of Massachusetts has created six new startup companies within the past year, the most ever, and the companies range from music software technology to gene therapy. more
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