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LOOKING BACK: As he prepares to leave office, Gov. Donald L. Carcieri says the state has started to find its economic footing. However, he would classify the recovery as “fragile.” /

Carcieri: Time for optimism, not pity

Gov. Donald L. Carcieri’s eight-year tenure as Rhode Island’s chief executive is coming to a close. He has spent the last several years grappling...

38 Studios to lease former BCBSRI site

PROVIDENCE – Curt Schilling’s video game company 38 Studios is moving into an office building on Empire and Washington streets that was once owned...
THE CLOSING DATE FOR THE $75 million loan guarantee for Curt Schilling's 38 Studios is now seen for early October. It was originally expected for Aug. 31. /

Final closing on 38 Studios loan guarantee pushed back until October

PROVIDENCE – The final closing on the $75 million loan guarantee for Curt Schilling’s video game development company, 38 Studios, is now seen for...
R.I. GENERAL TREASURER Frank T. Caprio asked the major bond ratings agencies to hold off on evaluating the 38 Studios project until a new governor is elected, reversing his earlier support of the deal the company made with the R.I. Economic Development Corporation. /

Caprio reverses course, asks bond raters to put brakes on EDC-38...

(Updated, 5:15 p.m.)PROVIDENCE – R.I. General Treasurer Frank T. Caprio said Tuesday he is attempting to block the state’s $75 million loan guarantee promised...

Chafee denied access to speak at EDC meeting about 38 Studios...

PROVIDENCE - Gubernatorial candidate Lincoln Chafee made a last-ditch effort Monday to talk to the R.I. Economic Development Corporation board of directors, waiting outside...

Study: Video games worth $180M in economic activity to Mass. in...

WASHINGTON – Computer and video games aren’t just entertainment in the Bay State, they’re a legitimate economic driver, according to a study by an...

EDC board to take more active role as <br>38 Studios deal...

When the time came for a decision on whether the state should guarantee a $75 million loan for 38 Studios, it is no coincidence...

Thanks to extensive planning, EDC-38 Studios deal is a winner for...

The R.I. Economic Development Corporation’s announcement that it was guaranteeing $75 million in loans to Curt Schilling’s video game company was met with skepticism,...
FULL COUNT: Former Red Sox pitcher and 38 Studios founder Curt Schilling unveils a video game during a California showcase last month. /

State, taking on risk with 38 Studios deal, sets up hard...

Rhode Island has made itself a player in an unusual, high-risk venture to create well-paying jobs and establish a video game development cluster in...
CURT SCHILLING unveils the first video game produced by his company, 38 Studios LLC, at Comic-Con last week in San Diego. /

Massachusetts did not want to negotiate to keep 38 Studios in...

FITCHBURG, Mass. – Curt Schilling may be coming to Rhode Island, but according to the Sentinel and Enterprise of Fitchburg, Mass., the Ocean State...
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