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Analysis: Brown University's engineering program ranks 47th best in the nation, study finds

Brown University finished in a tie for 47th in a ranking of best engineering programs by U.S. News that examined 199 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: Providence area posts 127th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 1,002 properties in the Providence area started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 127th highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: Rhode Island posts 26th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 1,144 properties in Rhode Island started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 26th highest foreclosure rate in the nation, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: Brown University medical school ranks 26th best for primary care in the nation

Brown University finished in a tie for 26th in a ranking of best medical schools for primary care by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: IRS audit rate for Providence County residents is highest in Rhode Island

Providence County residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in Rhode Island, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Analysis: Brown University ranks 36th best for medical research in the nation, study finds

Brown University finished in a tie for 36th in a ranking of best medical schools for research by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: State and local tax burden in Rhode Island is 8th highest in U.S.

On a scale of lowest to highest, the state and local effective tax rate for Rhode Island ranks 44th in the nation, according to a new WalletHub.com study of tax burdens imposed by the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Rhode Island ranks 3rd highest on state cigarette taxes

The state cigarette taxes charged in Rhode Island ranked third in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on 2016 data.

Average tax refund in Rhode Island ranks 20th highest in the nation

Average federal tax refunds in Rhode Island ranked 20th among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Rhode Island posts 10th highest property tax rate in new national study

Rhode Island ranked 42nd in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Washington County has fastest growing local economy in Rhode Island

Washington County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Rhode Island in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Analysis: Mid-range earners in Rhode Island rank 23rd highest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in Rhode Island ranked 23rd in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Rhode Island ranks 16th highest for state-imposed gas taxes

Rhode Island finished 16th in a ranking of the taxes and fees that states place on gasoline, according to the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: zip code 02882 in Narragansett has 233rd highest home vacancy rate among U.S. zip codes.

The number of vacant homes in the zip code 02882 zip code area was 731 in the third quarter of 2018, a 199-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Rhode Island ranks 26th most reliant on federal aid

Rhode Island finished 26th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states rely most on federal aid funding as a percentage of their general-fund revenue.

Analysis: Rhode Island ranks 32nd best in corporate tax study

Rhode Island finished 32nd in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures.

Analysis: Rhode Island ranks 29th best in state income tax study

Rhode Island finished 29th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

Analysis: Browne University ranked most selective of Rhode Island schools

Browne University was ranked the most exclusive school in Rhode Island, according to a new study by the website 24/7 Wall St. that examines acceptance rates and characteristics of university students nationwide.

Analysis: 3 Rhode Island medical centers ranked among top U.S. hospitals

Three Rhode Island medical centers were listed among the top facilities in the nation in a study of patient care by Healthgrades.com, a company that aims to help hospitals maintain customer loyalty and provide objective health information to patients.

Analysis: Rhode Island ranks 23rd best in sales tax study

Rhode Island finished 23rd in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

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