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America’s workers may be finally in line for a decent raise. more
The Procaccianti Group moved forward Friday on plans to replace the vacant Fogarty Building on Fountain Street downtown with a nine-story, extended-stay hotel. more
Rhode Island was second-to-last in the nation for its nearly 7 percent year-over-year drop in construction jobs in November, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Toray Industries Inc. has been named one of the Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovators for 2015. more
DESIGNxRI has unveiled recipients of the Providence Design Catalyst grant program, in which 17 city businesses will receive up to $35,000 each. more
Retailers like to drag out weather as an excuse -- often dubiously -- to explain away lackluster results. But this Christmas it looks like they have a legitimate gripe. more
Entergy Corp.’s wholesale generation division, Entergy Wholesale Commodities, has closed on the $490 million sale of its 583-megawatt Rhode Island State Energy Center to Carlyle Power Partners, the company announced Thursday. more
Christmas is a week away, but temperatures more typical of spring than mid-winter are draining global energy markets of any festive spirit. more
Representatives of the R.I. Commerce Corporation told state lawmakers Thursday that the agency has not dispersed any new loans or awarded financial incentives created in the fiscal 2016 budget, but has laid the groundwork for evaluating applications for state assistance. more
The unemployment rate in Rhode Island continued to move toward the national average in November, as it fell one-tenth of a percentage point from October’s rate to 5.2 percent, compared with the national 5 percent rate, according to figures released by the state Department of Labor and Training on Thursday. more
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