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Companies added more workers in May than the prior month, a sign U.S. job growth is getting back on track after a slow start to the year, a private payrolls report showed. more
Providence is the worst city for baseball fans, according to WalletHub’s latest study. more
Rhode Island ranked 40th among the states and the District of Columbia for its year-over-year single-family home price increase of 2.2 percent in April, according to data released Tuesday by CoreLogic. more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area ranked 306th out of 358 metropolitan areas for losing 500 construction jobs in April, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Foreclosure petitions in Massachusetts increased year over year in April by 29.4 percent, representing the smallest increase in starts in more than a year, according to The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. more
Meal, beverage and hotel tax collections increased on a year-over-year basis in March, as well as fiscal year to date, the R.I. Department of Revenue said on Monday. more
Manufacturing expanded more than forecast in May as orders grew at the fastest pace in five months, indicating the industry is starting to emerge from a first-quarter slump. more
Rhode Island is one of the top 10 safest states in the country to live in, according to WalletHub. more
Consumer purchases unexpectedly stalled in April as Americans used income gains to shore up savings, raising the risk the biggest part of the economy may take time to gain momentum after a slow start to the year. more
(Updated 3:24 p.m.) Room revenue at 10 downtown hotels climbed 25.5 percent in April and 19.7 percent in March, compared with last year, according to Martha Sheridan, president and CEO of Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau. more
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