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Job market disconnect raises concerns over economic recovery

The gulf between record job openings and a lack of people taking those jobs is forcing Wall Street to reassess the pace of the...
Rhode Island Gov. Daniel J. McKee was joined by state public health officials on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, at Johnston High School to promote vaccination among student athletes and other high school students. / AP FILE PHOTO STEVEN SENNE

R.I. pushes youth vaccinations, expects approval for children under 12 by...

JOHNSTON – Rhode Island health officials said plans are in place to begin administering COVID-19 vaccines to children under 12 years old this year,...

R.I. COVID-19 cases rise by 337, with one new death

PROVIDENCE – Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 337 on Tuesday, with one new death, the R.I. Department of Health said...

Religious exemption requests grow as vaccine mandates rise

About 3,000 Los Angeles Police Department employees are citing religious objections to try to get out of the required COVID-19 vaccination. In Washington state,...

R.I. hotel industry projecting $107.8M less in business travel revenue in...

PROVIDENCE – A new report has found that Rhode Island’s hotel industry is projected to end the year with $107.8 million less revenue from...

Survey: Small businesses report renewed anxiety amid COVID-19

PROVIDENCE – After hopes that a return to normalcy was on the horizon during early summer, many small businesses are growing increasingly concerned about their...

R.I. COVID-19 cases rise by 389, with 6 new deaths

PROVIDENCE – Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 389, with six new deaths, the R.I. Department of Health said Tuesday. Hospitalizations of...

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...
NEIL D. STEINBERG, Rhode Island Foundation's CEO and president, said Monday in his speech during the foundation's annual meeting that the organization will soon submit three to five ideas to Gov. Daniel J. McKee and state legislators as to how the state should spend the $1.1 billion in American Rescue Plan Act funds. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Steinberg says R.I. Foundation will soon submit ‘big’ ideas to state...

PROVIDENCE – During the Rhode Island Foundation’s annual meeting held virtually Monday, CEO and President Neil D. Steinberg in his formal address touched on...

R.I. COVID-19 cases rise by 858 over weekend, with 9 new...

PROVIDENCE – Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 858 from Sept. 10 through Sunday, with nine new deaths, the R.I. Department...

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