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Anya Rader Wallack will be appointed the new director of HealthSource RI, Rhode Island’s health insurance exchange, Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo announced Tuesday. more
There’s a lot riding on Valentine’s Day for romantics trying to woo their sweethearts - and for the U.S. economy, too. more
Brown University reduced its penalty against a fraternity accused of plying women with liquor and date-rape drugs, saying a laboratory test was inconclusive, while criticizing what it called the group’s substantial history of misconduct. more
As the R.I. House Finance Committee prepares to discuss a bill proposing to cut the state sales tax from 7 percent to 3 percent at a hearing Wednesday, the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity released updated information about the impact such a reduction could have on the local economy. more
Toy maker Hasbro has come under fire by parents who are upset that the extruder tool in the Play-Doh Cake Mountain set looks like a sex organ. more
The R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority said that new restrictions on commercial vehicle lane usage at the Newport Pell Bridge will start on Jan. 1. more
Consumer confidence rose in December as Americans embraced more employment opportunities and persistent declines in prices at the gas pump. more
The Providence-Fall River-Warwick metropolitan area ranked No. 153 among 339 metropolitan areas around the nation in November in terms of construction employment with 4 percent year-over-year growth, according to information released Tuesday by the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Jobless rates were lower in November than a year earlier in 341 of the 372 metropolitan areas, and the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metropolitan area was among them, according to data released Tuesday by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
The historic Elizabeth Mill will be razed and some of its architectural elements incorporated into a new building, under a plan that Warwick officials hope will serve as a development catalyst for the City Centre Warwick district. more
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