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CLIMATE CHANGE

5 takeaways from R.I.’s climate update report

A draft version of the Executive Climate Change Coordinating Council report “shows that we’re in the ballpark,” chair Terrence Gray said. “And I think that’s the most important piece — we’re definitely moving in the right direction.”

RI ARTS

A local treasure, gone: What happened to the stained glass windows in Pawtucket’s Pitcher-Goff House?

An antiques dealer said they bought them legally. But the home’s current owner insists that the previous owner should never have been able to sell them.

GIFT GUIDE

The best Rhode Island gifts to buy this season

Looking for the perfect gift for the Rhode Islander in your life? Or maybe someone on your list desperately misses the Ocean State? We’ve got you covered this holiday season.

RI TRANSPORTATION

Breeze Airways sets dates to start R.I.-to-L.A. nonstop, 5 other routes

The airline says nonstop service from T.F. Green to Los Angeles will start in May, and it will add other routes in March.

RHODE MAP

Providence Journal editor is out after the latest round of Gannett layoffs

David Ng, who joined the Journal as its top editor in January 2021, was part of the second round of large-scale layoffs by Gannett this year.

RI BUSINESS

Here’s why CVS was sued over fundraising fraud at checkout

Point-of-sale donations in stores can be confusing. Here’s what consumers need to know.

RI HOMELESSNESS

Cranston Street Armory faces hurdles to opening 24/7 warming station for R.I.’s homeless population

The state hopes to hear from a vendor who could operate a warming station for up to 50 people in the armory’s ballroom by Wednesday, but to date no responses have been received.

COMMENTARY | CAROL MALYSZ

Expanding waiver of intellectual property protections could jeopardize US biotech dominance

US leaders, including Rhode Island’s congressional delegation, must stand up for the US biotech industry as the WTO considers expanding a waiver of intellectual property protections to include COVID diagnostics and therapeutics.