Updated February 13 at 6:25pm
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Consumer comfort in the first week of February held close to a three-month high as Americans grew more upbeat about the buying climate. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s RhodeWorks plan was passed by the House of Representatives, after a long session Wednesday night. more
Filings for unemployment benefits in the U.S. declined to a seven-week low as hiring managers demonstrated confidence in the outlook after temporary adjustments around the holidays. more
Nearly 500 attendees at the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce annual dinner received both a quick pep talk from Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and assurances from Pawtucket Red Sox Chairman Larry Lucchino that the team was re-committing itself to minor league baseball in Pawtucket. more
For several years, researchers have been sending people into tax preparation offices to test the quality of the work. The results have been scary: more
Rhode Island had the highest percentage growth in solar jobs in the country last year at 214 percent, according to The Solar Foundation. more
Rhode Island is the fourth-most expensive state to get married, according to Thumbtack, with an average cost of $15,233. more
The dollar fluctuated after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said continued market turmoil may throw the central bank off course from the multiple interest-rate increases that policy makers have forecast for 2016. more
Last year was another record year for automobile imports at the Port of Davisville, with a 27 percent increase compared with 2014, according to Quonset Development Corp., which operates Quonset Business Park. more
In his first ever state-of-the-city address, second-year Mayor Jorge O. Elorza on Tuesday talked broadly about his first-year accomplishments and mapped out his future goals in a city he says is poised for economic growth but also facing financial challenges. more
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