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Rhode Island building permits: November 2018

Rhode Island issued 80 building permits for privately owned housing during November, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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: 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: Which college baseball program grossed the most in the U.S.

Bryant University and University of Rhode Island top the list of highest grossing college baseball programs nationwide in 2016

MIRIAM HOSPITAL: The Miriam awarded $2.5M to trial intervention for children with obesity

The Miriam Hospital, thanks to the support of Rhode Island’s congressional delegation, has received a major federal grant to study the effectiveness of a community-based intervention program to help children from low-income families whose health is challenged by obesity.

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Chambers USA 2019 Ranks Hinckley Allen Attorneys and Practices

Hinckley Allen is proud to announce that the 2019 edition of Chambers USA has recognized several of the firm’s practice areas and attorneys for their outstanding work.

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.

Providence County exports up 4.2% since 2013

Providence County exports increased 4.2 percent in the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

United Kingdom is the top destination for Providence-Warwick, RI-MA metro area exports in 2017

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA exported $1.15 billion to United Kingdom in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), an increase of 126.2 percent from $508.48 million in 2016.

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.

Providence County exported $1.36 billion worth of goods in 2017

Providence County exported $1.36 billion worth of goods in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), an increase of 2.3 percent from $1.33 billion in 2016.

Which U.S. metro areas exported the most to Hong Kong in 2017?

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA metro ranks first in trade with Hong Kong with exports of $9.86 billion in 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Kent County exports up 32.6% since 2013

Kent County exports increased 32.6 percent in the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Kent County exported $0.57 billion worth of goods in 2017

Kent County exported $0.57 billion worth of goods in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), a decrease of 8.1 percent from $0.62 billion in 2016.

Which U.S. metro areas exported the most to United Kingdom in 2017?

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA metro ranks first in trade with United Kingdom with exports of $8.05 billion in 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Washington County exports down 4.3% since 2013

Washington County exports decreased 4.3 percent in the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Washington County exported $0.32 billion worth of goods in 2017

Washington County exported $0.32 billion worth of goods in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), a decrease of 5.9 percent from $0.34 billion in 2016.

Newport County exports up 61.5% since 2013

Newport County exports increased 61.5 percent in the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Newport County exported $0.1 billion worth of goods in 2017

Newport County exported $0.1 billion worth of goods in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), an increase of 85.1 percent from $54.02 million in 2016.

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