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Superhero costumes will unseat princess outfits this Halloween, a sign that Warner Bros.’ DC Comics blitz is taking a toll on the likes of Cinderella and Elsa. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island and Massachusetts fell 2 cents this week, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
(Updated, 3:53 p.m.) Findings of a Bryant University study unveiled Monday at Quonset Business Park showed state and federal investments in the site have helped produce a thriving manufacturing industry for Rhode Island. more
Rhode Island ranks 20th best on a list of the best and worst states to start a business, according to GOBankingRates.com, a personal finance news and features website. more
Purchases of new U.S. homes dropped in August after surging a month earlier to the fastest pace since 2007, representing a pause in momentum within residential real estate. more
Rhode Island’s debt ranks 36th in the nation, with a taxpayer burden of $14,200, according to Chicago-based Truth in Accounting, a nonprofit that aims to deliver transparent financial information from governments to citizens. more
The Burrillville Town Council at a special meeting Thursday voted to oppose a proposed natural gas power plant in the town. more
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren said the U.S. central bank’s failure to get back to a strategy of gradual rate increases may threaten the ongoing U.S. economic recovery. more
Companies that remove snow, supply electricity to commercial customers and remove toxins from drinking water were among the 30 local enterprises that were recognized Wednesday night at Providence Business News’ fifth Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies event, held at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped last week to match the lowest level since April, a sign the labor market remains healthy even as hiring moderates. more
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