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Rhode Island ranked 48th nationally – or third worst in the nation – for jobs and opportunity in March, according to a new study released Thursday by the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity. more
Roger Williams University and town officials on Thursday celebrated the Fund for Civic Activities initiative, which has awarded nearly $200,000 in university grants to 130 projects since 2007. more
Rhode Island’s new, integrated eligibility system for health and human services began launching in phases on Sept. 13. more
Here are the problems and proposals coming from the competing communities, which include Central Falls, Cranston, East Providence, Newport, Pawtucket, Providence and Westerly. more
Almost 20 percent of Americans 65 and older are now working, according to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That’s the most older people with a job since the early 1960s, before the U.S. enacted Medicare. more
In advance of Tuesday’s presidential primary in Rhode Island, the U.S. Census Bureau released statistics about Ocean State voters, showing that the majority – 79 percent – are white, and that 45.3 percent are between the ages of 18 and 44. more
(Updated 11:33 a.m.) World War II Foundation/Tim Gray Media documentary films were nominated for eight regional Emmy Awards at the 39th annual Boston/New England Awards competition. more
The Rhode Island Foundation said nonprofits serving Newport County’s six communities have until Feb. 18 to apply for more than $250,000 in grants. more
More than $3.5 million has been awarded to support 37 local homeless housing and service programs in Rhode Island, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development said Tuesday. more
Forty organizations serving the needs of Newport County residents will share $259,000 from the Rhode Island Foundation’s Newport County Fund, the organization said Thursday. more
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