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U.S. stock-index futures were little changed, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index at a record, before a speech in Rhode Island by Federal Reserve Janet Yellen kicks off Memorial Day weekend. more
Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza is reorganizing the Fire Department in an effort to save money and deal with the city’s financial challenges. more
Passenger traffic at T.F. Green Airport in April increased seven-tenths of a percentage point to 307,668 passengers, the R.I. Airport Corp. reported Thursday. more
The R.I. Commerce Corp. has announced a business trade mission to Taiwan and South Korea in August in an effort to increase the state’s exports. more
The average number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits over the past four weeks dropped to a 15-year low, a sign the labor market continues to strengthen. more
(Updated 2:20 and 4:17 p.m.) Two companies have submitted plans for a large-scale, mixed-use life-sciences project on two parcels of the former Interstate 195 land, initiating what could be the first movement toward an innovation district, government and business officials said. more
Incomes have not kept pace with rental costs, leaving affordable rental housing out of reach for many Rhode Islanders, according to a new national report. more
The city has saved $6.4 million following a refunding of $146.3 million in bonds to take advantage of favorable market rates, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced Wednesday. more
The healthiest housing market in Rhode Island is Cranston, according to SmartAsset, a financial technology company. more
New residential construction in the U.S.surged in April to the highest level in more than seven years, indicating the industry regained its footing after the soft patch at the beginning of the year. more
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