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R.I. AG: Contractors failed to properly pay OT wages during construction...

PROVIDENCE (AP) – The owners of an asbestos remediation company failed to properly pay their workers overtime for work performed at a Rhode Island...

Johnson & Wales University sues insurer over pandemic losses

PROVIDENCE (AP) – Johnson & Wales University is suing its insurer over financial losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic, alleging the company breached its...

R.I. will try to reassign unvaccinated health state workers

PROVIDENCE (AP) – Rhode Island Gov. Daniel McKee said Friday that the administration would try to find new assignments for health care workers employed...

Former Fall River Mayor Correia ordered to repay investors over $300K

BOSTON (AP) – A federal judge has dismissed two more charges faced by a disgraced former Massachusetts mayor and ordered him to repay more...

Business economists lower growth forecasts due to virus

NEW YORK (AP) – The nation's business economists now expect slower economic growth this year due to the widespread delta variant of the coronavirus,...

Judge denies Mass. state police union bid for vaccination delay

BOSTON (AP) – A Massachusetts Superior Court judge has turned down a request by the union that represents 1,800 Massachusetts State Police troopers to...

U.S. to spend $2.1B to improve infection control

WASHINGTON – The federal government is spending $2.1 billion to improve infection control procedures in health care settings, aimed at preventing the transmission of...

Group files suit challenging R.I. school mask mandate

PROVIDENCE (AP) – A group of Rhode Island parents and grandparents has filed a legal challenge to Gov. Daniel J. McKee's statewide school mask...

Brown tightens COVID-19 restrictions as campus cases rise

PROVIDENCE (AP) – Brown University has paused in-person dining and placed a limit of five people for undergraduate social gatherings in response to a...

Coalition presses for transparency in R.I. redistricting

PROVIDENCE (AP) – A coalition of civil rights and community groups is calling for a “fair and transparent” process as Rhode Island sets out...

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