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The U.S. Labor Department has awarded Rhode Island $641,101 to continue funding through April of programs to help provide career services to people receiving unemployment benefits. more
The Rhode Islanders I know are doers — successful business owners, technology entrepreneurs, community advocates and passionate educators. more
The underrepresentation of women in fields that require advanced math and science, including computer science and engineering, could have its start with their education as younger girls. Education research has found self-confidence among … more
The U.S. economy unexpectedly expanded at a faster pace in the fourth quarter than initially estimated, reflecting a higher value of business inventories. more
Two years ago, Rhode Island had an unemployment rate of 6.8 percent, which while still the highest rate in New England was 2.5 percentage points less than it had been at the end of 2013 and the lowest it has been since March 2008. Private … more
Although South County Hospital has treated cancer patients for years, its new South Kingstown cancer center provides patient care in a more coherent, cohesive, collegial and efficient way, with all treatments and appointments under one roof, said … more
It was mid-March 2015 when Jeremy Duffy woke up at 5 a.m. to a text on his cellphone that showed two images of a burning manufacturing building in Providence. He was shocked. For the preceding eight months, the building at 498 … more
Private industry costs for employee compensation in the Northeast were highest among the four national regions in September at $39.06 per hour, the New England Information Office of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday. more
Teknor Apex Co. plans to expand in Pawtucket as part of a company-wide growth initiative. more
As of November, Rhode Island has regained 92.5 percent of the jobs it lost during the recession, the state Department of Labor and Training said recently. more
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