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Ian Donnis

Ocean State of inertia

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By Ian Donnis
September 8, 2009

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When Fidelity Investments built a major presence in northern Rhode Island about 10 years ago, the Ocean State enjoyed a bit of the dramatic job growth that regularly happens in its more prosperous neighbor to the north. These days, though, Fidelity's campus in suburban Smithfield speaks more to how rarely the state has succeeded in bagging the big game of jobs creation (Full article: 706 words)

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