Updated February 20 at 6:26pm
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Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester said fundamentals underlying the U.S. economy remain strong and the central bank should stay on track for a gradual tightening of monetary policy this year. more
Rhode Island writers Julie Danho O’Connell, Sussy Santana and Susannah Strong have been awarded $25,000 fellowships by the Rhode Island Foundation. more
When the report, “The State of Working Rhode Island 2015: Workers of Color,” was released late last year, Anna Cano Morales used it to delve deeper and highlight issues facing Latinos in Rhode Island. more
Medtronic PLC, the largest maker of equipment to treat spinal conditions, agreed to help promote Mazor Robotics Ltd.’s guidance system used during spinal surgeries and will take an equity stake of up to 15 percent in the company. Mazor’s stock surged. more
Rhode Island ranked second in the United Health Foundation’s spotlight report on preventative health care, earning high marks for the percentage of the population with health care coverage and a dedicated health care provider. more
The Beige Book, the Federal Reserve’s snapshot of economic data, said the outlook is “cautiously positive” in the First District, which comprises all of New England except Fairfield County in Connecticut. more
The state’s top insurance regulator has endorsed several proposed rate hikes among small-business insurers who together are seeking a 7 percent increase in premium pricing to offset high drug costs and other issues involving the Affordable Care Act, according to the Boston Business Journal. more
The opening of North Atlantic Distribution Inc.’s newest auto processing facility at the Port of Davisville was celebrated Friday by state and congressional leaders. more
(Updated 1:30 p.m.) For the fifth year in a row, toymaker Hasbro Inc. has been named one of the world’s most ethical companies. more
Swipely Inc., the fast-growing technology company, is changing its name to Upserve with the launch of its new spring products. more
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