Updated February 10 at 12:28am
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Cash collections totaled $617.9 million during the first two months of the fiscal year, a 5.3 percent increase over the same year-ago period, the state Department of Revenue said Thursday. more
Purchases of new homes jumped in August to a seven-year high as Americans took advantage of historically low mortgage rates. more
U.S. retail sales may increase as much as 4 percent this holiday season, less than last year’s gain, as shoppers’ wages remain stagnant, according to Deloitte LLP. more
Rhode Island is one of the unfriendliest states when it comes to taxes, according to Kiplinger’s. more
Banco Santander SA raised its capital ratio target for a third time this year, as investors seek assurances the company is tackling a weakness that has weighed on its stock. more
Passenger traffic dropped slightly in August at T.F. Green Airport, with 51 fewer passengers compared with August 2014, R.I. Airport Corp. said Tuesday. more
A Dallas company that had proposed to develop private student apartments on a 1.25-acre parcel in the I-195 redevelopment district has withdrawn its interest, according to the redevelopment commission. more
(Updated 1:53 p.m.) A pedestrian bridge crossing the Providence River is critically important for development of cleared land on either side of the river, according to Joseph F. Azrack, chairman of the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission. more
Gasoline prices are continuing to drop, falling 5 cents in Rhode Island and 4 cents in Massachusetts from last week, AAA Northeast said. more
Rhode Island, as of August, has recovered 73.1 percent of the 39,800 jobs lost during its recession, according to the state Department of Labor and Training. more
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