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Revenue exceeded expectations on both a fiscal year and monthly basis in November, according to the state Department of Revenue, by 2 percent and 3.8 percent, respectively. more
The death of Antonin Scalia could set off a U.S. Supreme Court realignment that reverses decisions touching major facets of American life including gun control, campaign finance reform, and consumer protections. more
U.S. stock-index futures sank, earlier falling the most since September, amid a China-led rout that continued to spread to equities around the globe. more
A few Rhode Island retailers reported strong turnout this Black Friday, though whether the state will keep up with national projections of a 3.7 percent increase in end-of-year holiday sales remains to be seen. more
Building on the school’s strong mathematical and computational science programs, Brown University has launched the Data Science Initiative, focused on big data, that will lead to new research opportunities and includes a new master’s program. more
Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. reported increases in net income and revenue in the third quarter of 31.2 percent and 8.6 percent, respectively. more
Sales of single-family homes in Rhode Island continued their yearly rise in October, up nearly 8 percent from last year. more
The Rhode Island Foundation plans to initiate a $10 million campaign to fund building improvements and programming at Roger Williams Park, as well as an endowment to benefit a new nonprofit conservancy organization. more
The University of Rhode Island is launching a new, interdisciplinary undergraduate major in sustainable agriculture and food systems this fall, with an emphasis on coastal foods. more
A long-contentious effort to unionize employees at the Renaissance Providence Hotel will be determined through an election Thursday. more
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