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Could Breeze Airways put the ‘international’ in T.F. Green International Airport?

Breeze Airways president Tom Doxey talked about the airline's arrival in R.I., its plans for international expansion, and ... stuffies.


Tidewater Landing’s Brett Johnson on what went wrong, and how he’s trying to make it right

The founder of Fortuitous Partners and an owner of Rhode Island FC talks about bridging the financial gap for the soccer stadium in Pawtucket, his other business ventures, and stoppage time drama.


New proposal scales back RIPTA overhaul plan

This afternoon, the Senate Finance Committee is set to hear the original proposal to put RIPTA under RIDOT, as well as a new plan that would make RIDOT’s director chair of RIPTA’s board.


R.I. sues manufacturers for PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ contamination

“The burden of this enormous cost should be borne by the companies who made, marketed, and sold these products at great profit, while hiding their true dangers,” said Attorney General Peter F. Neronha.


Fidelity gives Bryant a building to expand its Smithfield campus

The 250,000-square-foot building and 30 acres will become the new home of the university's College of Business.


R.I. Assembly should pass bills to count co-pay assistance toward a patient’s insurance deductible

Medications can be expensive, and the out-of-pocket costs significant. Proposed legislation would require that any third-party assistance count toward a patient’s deductible or maximum out-of-pocket costs.


48 states, D.C. file lawsuit against Avid Telecom over billions of illegal robocalls

The complaint alleges that Avid Telecom sent or attempted more than 24.5 billion calls nationwide, among them, 25 million calls to numbers in Rhode Island.


Citizens Financial to pay $9m to settle consumer-protection lawsuit

A consumer watchdog alleged in a 2020 lawsuit that the Providence, R.I.-based bank violated consumer-protection laws, including the Truth in Lending Act.