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Gasoline prices are continuing to drop, falling 5 cents in Rhode Island and 4 cents in Massachusetts from last week, AAA Northeast said. more
Applications for unemployment benefits fell more than forecast last week as claims moved closer to a four- decade low that shows a resilient labor market. more
Single-family home sales in September outpaced last September, rising nearly 10 percent, the R.I. Association of Realtors reported Monday. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s RhodeWorks plan was passed by the House of Representatives, after a long session Wednesday night. more
Rhode Island is one of the worst states for business, ranking 46th – or fifth worst – in the nation for the second year in a row, according to Forbes.com. more
PROVIDENCE – Twenty-six Real Jobs RI grant recipients were announced last week by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. The workforce-training partnerships, available through the state Department of Labor and Training, span more than 10 sectors; … more
Bryant University President Ronald K. Machtley led private college chief pay in the region in 2013, receiving total compensation of $795,570, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education. more
(Updated 12:09 p.m.) Foreclosures fell 17 percent in Rhode Island in the second quarter, to 326 deeds filed, according to HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University. more
The International Tennis Hall of Fame has released its class of 2016 nominees, Justine Henin, Marat Safin and Helena Sukova. more
The U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision to leave its interest-rate target unchanged has dispelled some of the uncertainty looming over global markets. It hasn’t done much, though, to resolve the sharp disagreement between the Fed and investors about what the central bank and the U.S. economy will do from this point on. more
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