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BROWN UNIVERSITY: Fall exhibit at Bell Gallery explores the relationship between women and land

The David Winton Bell Gallery at Brown University kicks off the 2019-20 school year with “Fertile Ground,” an exhibition of works by three female artists whose work portrays women in nature.

STATE OF RHODE ISLAND: RIDOH Recommends Re-opening Three Newport Beaches for Swimming

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Gooseberry, Hazards, and Fort Adams Beaches in Newport for swimming because bacteria have returned to acceptable levels.

Inventories in electromedical, measuring and control instrument manufacturing industry climb 0.2 percent in April

Inventories for businesses in the electromedical, measuring and control instrument manufacturing industry increase $38 million, or 0.2 percent, to $15.6 billion in April, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Farm product raw materials wholesalers report 4.2 percent increase in year-over-year June inventories

Inventories held by farm product raw materials wholesalers in June were valued at $25.6 billion, an increase of 4.2 percent from the same period a year earlier.

9.5% of households in Cumberland Hill received food stamps in 2017

Cumberland Hill ranked 19th in Rhode Island for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

6.8% of households in Narragansett Pier received food stamps in 2017

Narragansett Pier ranked 24th in Rhode Island for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Unfilled orders of iron and steel mills and ferroalloy and steel product manufacturing fall 2.2 percent in April

Unfilled orders for iron and steel mills and ferroalloy and steel product manufacturing decreased $372 million, or 2.2 percent, to $16.16 billion in April, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report before released in August.

Transportation construction spending in March hits $53.3 billion

Construction spending on transportation structures for March 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $53.3 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau report which was released in August.

Communications equipment industry had retained earnings deficit of $90.5 billion in Q1

The communications equipment industry reported a retained earnings deficit of $90.5 billion in the first quarter of 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Nonmetallic mineral products industry's Q1 income down 50.2%

The nonmetallic mineral products industry's after-tax income in the first quarter of 2019 was down 50.2 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in search and navigation equipment, defense industry did not change much in April

Inventories for businesses in the search and navigation equipment, defense industry was unchanged over April, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Census Bureau: 5.3% of people in Central Falls identified as multi-racial in 2017

Of the 19,395 citizens living in Central Falls in 2017, 94.7% said they were only one race while 5.3% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Rhode Island Business Daily.

Census Bureau reports Bradford population was 1,477 in 2017

Bradford had a population of 1,477 people in 2017, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Rhode Island Business Daily.

Shipments of construction machinery manufacturing climb 2.1 percent in June

Shipments for construction machinery manufacturing increased $65 million, or 2.1 percent, to $3.2 billion in June, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, which was released in August.

Petroleum and petroleum products wholesalers report 5.3 percent increase in year-over-year May sales

Sales by petroleum and petroleum products wholesalers in May 2019 were $59.4 billion, an increase of 5.3 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

8.8% of households in Misquamicut received food stamps in 2017

Misquamicut ranked 21st in Rhode Island for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

7.6% of households in Greene received food stamps in 2017

Greene ranked 22nd in Rhode Island for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Rhode Island collected $3.5 billion in property taxes in 2018

Of the $3.5 billion in taxes collected by Rhode Island in 2018, 0.1 percent, or $2.7 million, came from property taxes, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

Chemicals and allied products wholesalers report 3.8 percent increase in year-over-year May sales

Sales by chemicals and allied products wholesalers in May 2019 were $11.6 billion, an increase of 3.8 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

$314.6 billion spent on public construction in January 2019

Total construction spending by the public sector for January 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $314.6 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau report which was released in August.

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