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Nine months after launching its service connecting passengers to drivers of luxury cars in Providence, San Francisco-based Uber announced Friday it will expand its Rhode Island footprint to include Newport and Narragansett. more
Orders for durable goods unexpectedly climbed for a third month in April, a sign U.S. factories will help the world’s biggest economy strengthen. more
The Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area added 900 construction jobs over the year ended in April, an increase of 5 percent that earned the region a spot at No. 122 in a ranking of U.S. metro areas in terms of year-over-year net employment gain, according to the Associated General Contractors of America jobs report released Tuesday. more
The average price of gasoline rose a penny in Rhode Island and was unchanged in Massachusetts this week, reversing two weeks of price declines in both states, according to the weekly survey by AAA Southern New England. more
Rhode Island’s defense industry contributed $3.75 billion to the state’s economy in 2013 and supported as many as 33,806 jobs statewide, according to a report released Tuesday by the R.I. Defense Economy Planning Commission. The defense economy generated $1.93 billion in income for Rhode Island households last year as well as $106 million in tax revenue for the state. more
The Ocean State will receive $270,385 through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Clean Vessel Act grant program to support recreational boating infrastructure and marine sewage disposal facilities. more
Hasbro Inc. ranked 23rd on a list of the 100 most reputable companies in the United States, according to the Reputation Institute. more
Gas prices surged 3 cents in Rhode Island this week and 4 cents in Massachusetts as concerns about militant extremists causing unrest in Iraq affected oil and gasoline prices nationwide, AAA Southern New England reported. more
Construction employment increased in 45 states, including Rhode Island, as well as in Washington, D.C., in February compared with the previous year, according to Associated General Contractors of America. more
Nortek Inc.'s subsidiary Nordyne LLC, a manufacturer of heating and cooling equipment, and its Nordyne International subsidiary have changed their names to Nortek Global HVAC LLC and Nortek Global HVAC Latin America Inc., respectively. more
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