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Schilling looks to become involved in philanthropy, combating brain drain

PROVIDENCE – Curt Schilling predicted Thursday that his video game company 38 Studios LLC will spur far-reaching changes in the Rhode Island business community,...

Chafee issues statement on 38 Studios deal; says he will monitor...

PROVIDENCE – Lincoln Chafee, Rhode Island governor-elect, issued a statement late Wednesday expressing his disappointment over the closing of R.I. Economic Development Corporation's $75...

Schilling’s 38 Studios bond closes, governor-elect disappointed

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Economic Development Corporation announced Wednesday that it had sold $75 million in bonds to help finance the expansion of 38...
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...
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