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Most taxpayers have already filed their tax returns in advance of the April 15 tax deadline, but the Internal Revenue Service is reminding those who haven’t that there are alternatives available if they cannot file their returns or pay their taxes on time. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elzora and FirstWorks Executive Artist Director Kathleen Pletcher have announced the artist roster for the Providence International Arts Festival this week. Events are slated June 11-14. more
Cash sales comprised 32.5 percent of total home sales in Rhode Island in January, a decrease from 34.6 percent reported during the prior year period, according to data released Thursday by CoreLogic. more
Twenty-two states have rallied around Texas in its legal challenge to RadioShack’s plan to sell personal data on 117 million customers. more
The foreclosure rate in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area decreased by three-tenths of a percentage point in January compared with the same period last year, to 1.7 percent from 2 percent, according to data released Thursday by CoreLogic. more
Warwick again had the lowest unemployment rate among select cities in Rhode Island at 6.1 percent in February, according to data released Thursday by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Employment increased in 306 out of the 339 largest counties in September, and Providence was no exception with 1.8 percent growth, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Rhode Island ranked 47th among states and the District of Columbia for a year-over-year loss of 200 construction jobs in March, according to an analysis of U.S. Labor Department data by the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Providence College contributed nearly $200 million to the economies of the state of Rhode Island and the city of Providence in fiscal 2014, according to a study by the college’s Office of Public Affairs, Community and Government Relations. more
Gasoline prices rose 4 cents in Rhode Island and Massachusetts from last week, according to AAA Northeast. more
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