But the number of units authorized was still less than half what it was in 2005, during the height of the housing boom.
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The eight-figure credit from Deloitte is not a final settlement but will cover various costs associated with the computer debacle.
Bill Haslam started a first-in-the-nation program that lets high-school graduates go to community and technical colleges tuition-free.
The owner of Women & Infants announced last week it will be acquired by Massachusetts’ largest hospital group, Partners.
The new numbers suggest lawmakers will have to make tougher choices when they put together the budget over the next two months.
“Never say never,” said the former Democratic governor, a sharp critic of his successor Gina Raimondo.
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Rhode Island medicine’s merger frenzy may not be over, as Connecticut’s largest hospital group eyes the South Kingstown facility.
A report by Treasurer Magaziner expresses concern about Providence and Woonsocket for their “exceptionally high” liabilities.
The owner of Women & Infants will also spin off long-struggling Memorial Hospital to Prime Healthcare Foundation.
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A new Brown survey of voters in Kent County shows 50% back Trump’s travel ban and 46% want a border wall.
Officials say they’re examining “false claims for payment for services and/or false statements in support of such payments.”
Disclosing his income tax bill for the first time, Sheldon Whitehouse said he and his wife paid $121,162 in 2015.
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The question of whether students should stay home on the Christian calendar’s most somber day has been controversial.
The local public broadcasting station will remain on the air but give up its current spectrum as part of a federal auction.
The owner of Rhode Island Hospital is trying again to take over the owner of Women & Infants, but it may not work out – again.
The senator has already faced criticism from one of his possible 2018 opponents for refusing to release his returns in the past.
The survey also showed more voters favor the governor’s plan to reduce the car tax than the speaker’s plan to eliminate it.
The poll also showed more than half of voters approve of the jobs being done by U.S. Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse.
Rhode Island’s tallest skyscraper has been vacant since 2013.
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