As the ocean warms, changes on the job for Rhode Island lobstermen

Aug 12, 2016
A trip to the docks in Newport, Rhode Island.
Lobster fishing regulations have changed as the ocean warms.
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Rhode Island Republicans want gun makers to set up shop

Apr 9, 2013
State Minority Leader Brian Newberry says gun manufacturing would bring well-paid jobs to Rhode Island's struggling economy.
An assortment of Colt and Glock semi-automatic handguns. Rhode Island State Minority Leader Brian Newberry (R) says gun manufacturing would bring well-paid jobs to Rhode Island's struggling economy.
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Fallout from the demise of Curt Schilling's 38 Studios

May 25, 2012
The former Red Sox pitcher's video game company, 38 Studios, is in deep financial trouble. What that means for Rhode Island, which gave the company a $75 million loan.

Economic confidence lags from state to state

Feb 9, 2012
The national mood about the economy is one thing, but what states have the best, and worst, confidence about the direction of the economy?