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Rhode Island may not have cracked the top 10 of the best states to live in, according to a new report on quality of life by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, but it did perform better than average in numerous categories including housing and best place to earn a living. more
The new owner of the Providence Journal reported third-quarter earnings on Thursday, showing total revenue of $165.1 million, an increase of 31 percent year over year, driven by classified print and preprint revenue. more
U.S. stocks rose as Republicans won control of the Senate while the dollar strengthened and precious metals fell. European stocks gained on better-than-estimated earnings before tomorrow’s central bank meeting. more
Although his plan to expand the Newport Grand slot parlor into a full casino was rejected by local voters, developer Joseph Paolino Jr. said Wednesday he has not ruled out investing in the property. more
When Jeff Caruso needed money in August to make more custom backgammon sets for the holiday shopping season, he skipped the bank. Instead, he got a $12,000 loan from EBay Inc.’s PayPal. more
American consumer confidence rose to the highest level in more than a year in September, as households’ views on the outlook for the economy brightened. more
The Woonsocket Creative Placemaking Project is asking city artists and arts businesses to complete a survey and attend an event next week as part of its effort to revitalize Woonsocket through arts-based investment. more
Home ownership for Latinos in Rhode Island is significantly less compared with non-Latinos, according to a new report from the Latino Policy Institute and HousingWorks RI. more
Sales of single-family homes in Massachusetts dropped 7 percent in May year over year, real estate data tracking firm The Warren Group reported Tuesday. more
Personal income in Rhode Island rose eight-tenths of a percent in the first quarter, after increasing 1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to a report released Tuesday by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. more
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