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Rhode Island is being granted $17.8 million in federal funding to help Providence and Cranston hire and train new firefighters, the state’s congressional delegation announced Wednesday. more
One of Adolf Hitler’s many blunders was to kick smart people out of his country. His hatred of Jews led him to expel a large number of Germany’s most accomplished scientists, many of whom went to the United States. more
Job openings in May dropped from a record high and hiring cooled, a Labor Department report showed Tuesday, giving a more tempered assessment of the U.S. job market following the blowout payrolls numbers reported last week. more
The U.S. job market stirred to life in June as payroll growth accelerated by the most since October after a two-month lull, assuaging fears of broader cutbacks by companies. more
FREETOWN – A town call firefighter was removed from the department after posting racially insensitive comments on Facebook following a house party that drew more than 1,000 people late last month. "I can see the next fire call will be … more
PROVIDENCE – Jobless rates fell in 333 of the 387 metropolitan areas nationwide over the year in May, including in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. In the remaining 54 … more
FALL RIVER – A private company began collecting city trash this month, after a Superior Court judge denied a request for a temporary restraining order to halt the beginning of Mayor Jasiel Correia II's privatization of the service. EZ … more
Economists tend to shy away from attaching too much significance to any one piece of data. But in this environment, with this jobs report, hyper-scrutiny may be warranted. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly declined last week to the lowest level since mid-April, signaling labor market stability amid a shaky global economy. more
James Marsh, Carousel Industries of North America Inc.’s chief revenue officer, discusses the company’s plans to acquire Atrion Inc. more
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