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Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June was 5.5 percent, an increase of one-tenth of a percentage point from May, according to data released by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training on Thursday. more
Why did you select your profession? In my personal life, I love to talk about food and wine so why not seek to do this at work? What could be better than that? Where do you see yourself professionally in 10 years? Traveling the world, … more
What advice would you give your 22-year-old self? I would tell my 22-year-old self to give herself a break. Growing up in a very strict Ethiopian household, I was often hard on myself to always do more. That is not a bad thing at all, however, there … more
Released in the United States on July 6, Pokémon GO has dominated many people's smartphone screens and time, with more than 15 million downloads globally. The free app revitalizes the popular Japanese gaming franchise that rose to popularity in the … more
The General Assembly considered but did not pass Bill 7375, The Remote Sales Tax Collection Act, for real and fair competition reflecting 21st century commerce. It was "held for further study." Today, online-only retailers are not required … more
The R.I. Senate made the right decision when it chose not to pass a ban on the use of e-cigarettes, or "vaping," early in the morning on the last day of the legislative session. The Senate's decision made sense, since vaping is the most … more
Mattel Inc. suffered a blow when it lost the “Frozen” toy license to Hasbro Inc. Now the company has turned the tables on its rival by nabbing the rights to the rebooted “Jurassic Park” series. more
Boosted by sales of Disney princess and Frozen dolls, and Baby Alive products, Hasbro Inc. posted a nearly 23 percent jump in profit in the second quarter, as well as a 10.2 percent increase in revenue. more
Self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline fell 2 cents and 3 cents in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, respectively, this week. more
FALL RIVER – An Amazon.com Inc. facility will open on Sept. 21, hiring 500 warehouse workers making $12.75 to $14.74 an hour. A team from Amazon on July 6 held the first of four briefings in the city. It met with 200 people in the … more
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