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Jobless rates were lower in November than a year earlier in 341 of the 372 metropolitan areas, and the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metropolitan area was among them, according to data released Tuesday by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Consumer confidence rose in December as Americans embraced more employment opportunities and persistent declines in prices at the gas pump. more
The Providence-Fall River-Warwick metropolitan area ranked No. 153 among 339 metropolitan areas around the nation in November in terms of construction employment with 4 percent year-over-year growth, according to information released Tuesday by the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Nearly 100 percent of consumers search online for products and services, 91 percent have visited a store because of an online experience and 88 percent have been influenced by an online review. more
Rhode Island again was among the top five states with loans that are 90 days delinquent or more, according to Black Knight Financial Services. more
Home prices in 20 U.S. cities rose at a slower pace in the year ended in October, putting the market on better footing heading into 2015. more
Home sales are expected to increase by 9 percent in 2015, and home price growth is expected to be moderate, according to data firm CoreLogic’s 2015 housing outlook report. more
The R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority said that new restrictions on commercial vehicle lane usage at the Newport Pell Bridge will start on Jan. 1. more
The historic Elizabeth Mill will be razed and some of its architectural elements incorporated into a new building, under a plan that Warwick officials hope will serve as a development catalyst for the City Centre Warwick district. more
The Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park has become the United States’ latest national park. more
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