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When it comes to innovation, Rhode Island falls in the middle among the states, while Massachusetts, Connecticut and New Hampshire are among the top 10 best.

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Should the Providence Public Library be allowed to put LED billboards on its historic facade?
Roger Williams University and the nonprofit Arts in Common are pursuing a plan to renovate the long-vacant Walley School at the center of Bristol, for conversion to an arts and cultural hub.
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 52nd highest out of 358 metro areas for its 8 percent construction employment gain over the year in January, the Associated General …
(Updated, March 23, 10:35 a.m.) State Sen. Frank A. Ciccone III, D-Providence, elected to office in November 2002, has lived in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Providence all his life.
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Should the Providence Public Library be allowed to put LED billboards on its historic facade?