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The owner of The Providence Journal has purchased Stephens Media LLC, the publisher of 11 daily and 64 weekly and niche publications and associated websites across seven states for $102.5 million. more
The Cherrystone Angel Group is one of the first angel groups in the nation to receive a certification aimed at lessening the burden placed on entrepreneurs to prove accredited status of investors. more
Of Rhode Island’s estimated 413,196 households, 22,845 of them, or 5.53 percent, claim $1 million or more in investable assets, ranking the Ocean State at No. 17 nationally in the 2013 Global Wealth Monitor ranking of U.S. states by percentage of millionaire households. more
Companies boosted payrolls in March by the most in three months, adding to evidence the job market is recovering from a blast of harsh winter weather, a private payrolls report showed. more
General Growth Properties Inc. CEO Sandeep Mathrani’s compensation surged more than fivefold to $22.1 million last year, boosted by the value of stock-option awards. more
Job openings climbed in January, pointing to sustained gains in the U.S. labor market after the best year of hiring since 1999. more
Cumberland pet food distributor Pet Food Experts Inc. has reached an agreement with the city to buy a building on Main Street in downtown Pawtucket and move its corporate offices there. more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits rose more than forecast last week after reaching a six-month low, a sign that progress in the labor market remains fitful. more
Alex and Ani LLC is closing its store on Weybosett Street in Providence next month and replacing it with an employee training center. more
Rhode Island’s foreclosure rate fell to 2.1 percent in February from 3 percent a year earlier, but remained slightly higher than the national rate of 1.9 percent, according to a report released Thursday by real estate data firm CoreLogic. more
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