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Rhode Island single-family home sales fell 6 percent in May compared with the same period in 2013, the Rhode Island Association of Realtors said Tuesday. more
Fewer Americans are filing applications for unemployment benefits, consumer confidence is rising and manufacturing is picking up as the world’s largest economy shows additional signs of strengthening. more
The foreclosure rate in the Providence-Warwick metro area dropped to 1.78 percent in April from 2.54 percent during the same month last year, real estate data firm CoreLogic reported Tuesday. more
The U.S. Supreme Court dealt what may be a fatal blow to Aereo Inc. and its dream of transforming the television industry, ruling that the Barry Diller-backed Internet startup is violating broadcasters’ copyrights. more
(Updated, June 17, 10:16 a.m.) A Boston-area laboratory-space firm has partnered with local medical investors to propose a life sciences accelerator on the former I-195 land known as The Link. more
Kevin Doyle, an Irish step dancer from Barrington, is one of 13 artists receiving a $25,000 National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. more
Home prices in the Providence metro area climbed 3.7 percent to $238,000 in April compared with $230,000 during the same period last year, Black Knight Financial Services reported Monday. more
Passenger traffic at T.F. Green Airport declined 7.8 percent in May, the largest year-over-year drop for a single month so far this year, according to numbers released Friday by the R.I. Airport Corporation. more
Rhode Island added 1,100 construction jobs between May 2013 and May 2014, an increase of 6.8 percent that ranked the state 12th in the country for highest percentage of construction jobs gained year over year, the Associated General Contractors of America reported. more
Single-family home prices in the Providence-Warwick metro area increased 3.2 percent year over year in May, according to the CoreLogic Home Price Index report released Tuesday. more
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