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A coalition of researchers from Rhode Island’s colleges and universities have released another round of reports on the state’s economy. RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay wonders what will happen to the latest round of research.

If Rhode Island was a bench, it would splinter under the weight of all the blue-ribbon commissions and consultant-generated reports that have for decades weighed in on what ails our state’s economy.

RI Gets First 5-Star Hotel Forbes Rating

Feb 26, 2013
Ocean House Hotel in Watch Hill, RI
courtesy OceanHouseRI.com

Rhode Island has its first five-star hotel.  The Forbes Travel Guide is giving that distinction to the Ocean House at Watch Hill in its 2013 Star Award Listings released Tuesday.