Ron Levitt could have retired 16 years ago when he sold his bustling optometry practice in Rocky Hill, Conn. Instead, he kept his white coat on, found two part-time gigs seeing patients and continued working.
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Rhode Islanders filing unemployment claims are being advised by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training that the Unemployment Insurance Call Center is experiencing one of its busiest stretches of the year due to a seasonal influx.
When it comes to income inequality, Rhode Island ranks 28th among the 50 states, according to a report from the Economic Policy Institute, which said income inequality has risen in every state since the 1970s.