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DESIGNxRI has unveiled recipients of the Providence Design Catalyst grant program, in which 17 city businesses will receive up to $35,000 each. more
Representatives of the R.I. Commerce Corporation told state lawmakers Thursday that the agency has not dispersed any new loans or awarded financial incentives created in the fiscal 2016 budget, but has laid the groundwork for evaluating applications for state assistance. more
A report released Thursday reveals several ongoing challenges that face racial and ethnic minorities in Rhode Island’s workforce, which persist largely among the Latino, black and Southeast Asian communities. more
The state's uninsured rate has been cut in half, to 5 percent, since 2012, thanks in part to the state-run health-benefits exchange. But health care costs continue to rise beyond what many workers and businesses can afford. Rhode Island is … more
A Stanford student takes a class on startups, posts notes that go viral and creates this best-selling book. Princeton University Press ISBN 9780691150642 | $35 more
How a fibrous plant remade global capitalism. Alfred A. Knopf ISBN 9780375713965 | $35 more
A decade after Katrina, former New York Times journalist traces New Orleans' comeback. Simon & Schuster ISBN 9781451692228 | $27 more
Taken from a New Yorker series, a look at the effort to turn around Newark's schools. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ISBN 9780547840055 | $27 more
Former U.S. Labor secretary examines how free the market really is. Alfred A. Knopf ISBN 9780385350570 | $26.95 more
The fate of Barack Obama's signature health care law may depend on how long Anthem Inc. and Aetna Inc. are willing to wait before starting to make money off it. The two insurers are on the hot seat now that UnitedHealth Group Inc. appears … more
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