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The foreclosure rate in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area was 1.52 percent in April, a drop of 0.15 percentage points compared with April 2015, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
Ocean State Job Lot will receive $7.8 million in state assistance to expand its distribution and logistics center at Quonset Business Park, if it moves ahead with the planned $49.1 million facility and creates more than 100 new jobs. more
U.S. stocks tumbled, joining a worldwide selloff with the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping more than 350 points, as the U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union fanned speculation that a divided Europe would put another brake on already fragile global growth. more
Orders for U.S. business equipment unexpectedly declined in May by the most in three months, pointing to weakness in investment even before the likely damage to confidence stemming from U.K. voters’ decision to leave the European Union. more
The Wyndham Garden Providence, the city’s sole waterfront hotel, announced Friday it is in the stages of rebranding and will soon become the Hilton Garden Inn Providence Hotel. more
Consumer purchases moderated last month after the biggest advance since August 2009 as American households realigned outlays with slower income growth. more
Officials celebrated Azores Airlines’ inaugural flight from Ponta Delgada in the Azores to T.F. Green Airport at noon today. more
(Updated, July 8, 9:53 a.m.) The renewable energy giant SolarCity on Thursday announced plans to hire up to 80 new employees in the wake of newly enacted legislation that promotes the expansion of alternative energy in Rhode Island. more
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MassChallenge will receive $100,000 through an Innovation Matching Grant to help Rhode Island create a “powerful innovation brand” and build its reputation as “an ideal state for entrepreneurship.” more
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