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Focus group research conducted by the American Democracy Project at RIC shows that R.I. voters are not confident their next governor will improve the state’s economic outlook. The … more
A $1.8 million waterfront house mistakenly built on Point Judith park land in Narragansett must be moved or torn down, the R.I. Supreme Court ruled Friday. more
When are Republicans the party of Wall Street outrage and Democrats the voice of deference for high finance? more
Americans’ outlooks for the U.S. economy dimmed in March from a four-year high as feeble wage gains and harsh winter weather weighed on sentiment. more
U.S. retailers’ first-quarter earnings are trailing analysts’ estimates by the widest margin in 13 years after bad weather and weak spending by lower-income consumers intensified competition. more
U.S. stocks fluctuated with the Dow Jones Industrial Average near a record as investors dissected earnings, while data showed higher jobless claims and consumer spending. more
Single-family home sales in Massachusetts fell 2.3 percent to 3,427 sales in April compared with 3,508 sales during the same month last year, real estate data tracking firm The Warren Group reported Wednesday. more
Getra S.p.A., a global energy company outside Naples, Italy, that builds electrical transformers, is looking for distribution and warehouse facilities in the Northeast. Rhode Island officials think they have what the company needs at ports in Providence and North Kingstown and made a pitch for the business during a recent trade mission to Italy and Ireland. more
In a ranking of 350 of the nation’s largest cities, Rhode Island has one of the least diversified economies, coming in at No. 337 on the list, according to a study by WalletHub. more
At the Port of Davisville in North Kingstown, 250,000 cars will arrive by ship, rail and truck from major auto manufacturers this year, making it one of the nation’s top unloading spots for auto imports. more
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