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The tantalizing promise of offshore wind energy as a growth industry for Rhode Island was again touted by state leaders last week, as several dozen employees at a marine fabrication company in North Kingstown started work on components of the Block … more
Three was a magic number for America last year. The U.S. economy added 3.1 million jobs. Gasoline plunged below $3 a gallon. As a result, driving topped 3 trillion miles for the first time in seven years and is poised to climb higher this year. more
BOSTON – A Massachusetts company wants to offer the first private passenger rail line in the nation in more than 30 years, The Associated Press reported this month. Boston Surface Railroad Co. is planning a commuter rail line that would … more
Millennials are developing a taste for expensive - and even luxury - automobiles and taking out cheap leases so they can afford them. more
The Pleasant Valley Parkway Bridge will be replaced, with substantial work tentatively scheduled to begin in the spring, the R.I. Department of Transportation announced Monday. more
Home builders’ confidence in the U.S. climbed in August to the highest level in almost a decade, while manufacturing in one region slumped. more
Economy-watchers trying to figure out when the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates may want to pay attention to an indicator buried in a Monday report on factories. more
Surging auto recalls and rising prices contributed to U.S. car owners’ lowest satisfaction rating since 2004, according to an annual survey. more
Orders for capital goods increased in July by the most in more than a year, showing corporate spending was finding its footing prior to the turmoil in financial markets. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Transportation has completed its accelerated inspection of 230 structurally deficient bridges by its self-imposed mid-August time frame, resulting in an emergency closure of a Cranston bridge and several lane … more
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