Updated May 26 at 4:26pm
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The Mashpee Wampanoag’s “First Light” $500 million casino project is running into difficulty, The Boston Globe is reporting. more
In the celebrated sci-fi comedy “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,” a supercomputer determines that the answer to life, the Universe, and everything is the number 42. The really difficult task, however, is figuring out what the question was in the first place. more
In the battle for holiday toy spending, the empire has the upper hand. At least that’s the view in the stock market. more
Home prices in the Providence metro area improved 4.2 percent in July on a year-over-year basis, according to Black Knight Financial Services, placing the region’s urban core 28th among the nation’s 40 largest metro areas for home price improvement. more
A proposal to offer tax incentives to a Canadian company that wants to establish a cement distribution facility at the Port of Providence drew support from construction trade unions and the administration of Mayor Jorge O. Elorza Thursday, at a public hearing of the City Council Finance Committee. more
Eisenhower House, at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, is open for year-round event rentals following a $2.2 million renovation. more
A relief rally is spreading around the globe, with Chinese shares snapping a five-day losing streak. The dollar strengthened and stocks extended gains after the U.S. economy grew more than forecast in the second quarter. more
What happens when your house is featured in The New York Times Sunday real estate section? A quick sale, that’s what. more
Gasoline prices are at their lowest since spring 2009, falling 5 cents in Rhode Island and 2 cents in Massachusetts since last week, according to AAA Northeast. more
Rhode Island’s leading economic indicator index increased two-tenths of a percent in May to a reading of 131.6. more
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