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Two University of Massachusetts Dartmouth professors who were detained Sunday at Logan Airport after returning from an overseas trip, after President Donald Trump signed an executive order temporarily banning entrance to the U.S. from seven majority-Muslim countries, released a statement on Tuesday saying they were relieved to be back home and back at work. more
Rhode Island ranked 37th in the nation for its number of exits for tech startups last year, while California, Texas and Massachusetts held the top three spots for having the most, according to the 2016 Global Tech Exits Report from CB Insights. more
The 85-unit Grant Mill in the Federal Hill neighborhood of Providence has been sold to a Massachusetts-based real estate investment company that is extending its reach into Rhode Island, according to broker CB Richard Ellis New England. more
Cash collections increased 1.4 percent during the first six months of the fiscal year compared with the prior fiscal period, but declined 3.5 percent in December when compared with December 2015, the R.I. Department of Revenue said Monday. more
Foreclosure petitions in the Bay State decreased by nearly 30 percent in December compared with December 2015, The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman, said Tuesday. more
President Donald Trump spent his first week making good on even his most controversial campaign promises when it comes to immigration, leaving business leaders questioning what comes next and what it could mean for the U.S. economy. more
Single-family home sales in Rhode Island climbed nearly 21 percent in 2016 compared with 2015, The Warren Group said Tuesday. more
U.S. employment costs climbed less than forecast in the fourth quarter, reflecting steady wage growth and the smallest advance in benefits in more than a year. more
Although Rhode Island’s financial services industry accounted for 4.2 percent of direct employment in 2015, the industry contributed 9 percent of the state’s gross domestic product, ranking 8th most in the country. more
Passenger traffic was 2.4 percent higher in 2016 compared with 2015 at T.F. Green Airport, the R.I. Airport Corp. said Monday. more
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