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Social Welfare
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The Conway Christmas Lights Extravaganza is the best Christmas light display in Rhode Island, according to Travel + Leisure, which identified the best Christmas lights in every state. more
The CVS Health Charity Classic raised $1 million in donations for local charities from its tournament this year, boosting the total amount it has raised to $20 million since the event began in 1999. more
Taking a cue from a Brookings Institution report that called for more involvement from top-level CEOS, four business leaders have joined forces to create the Partnership for Rhode Island, focusing on economic growth in the Ocean State. more
Rhode Island homeless assistance programs have received nearly $6 million in Continuum of Care grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said Tuesday. more
Feinstein Leadership Scholarships, which will help Feinstein Junior Scholars attend Roger Williams University, were recently established by local philanthropist Alan Shawn Feinstein through a $500,000 gift made to RWU, according to a Monday announcement by the university. more
Rhode Island ranked 19th highest among the states for having the highest income inequality, according to a report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. more
Rhode Island ranked 14th best in the United Health Foundation’s annual America’s Health Rankings due to its low percentage of children in poverty, high immunization coverage among adolescents and higher number of primary care physicians. more
Rhode Island’s capital city is the nation’s 22nd neediest, according to a report released Wednesday by WalletHub to determine which cities are the most economically disadvantaged. more
Rhode Island has the second-lowest incidence of diabetes within its population in the nation at 7.6 percent, according to recently released research from the Gallup-Healthways State of American Well-Being series. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo ordered several actions on Wednesday to improve United Health Infrastructure Project-related services three months after the integrated eligibility software system was rolled out and problems such as long wait times and errors continue. more
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