Updated February 13 at 12:26pm
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Wholesale prices in the U.S. climbed more than forecast in June as the cost of fuel picked up. more
The March rebound in U.S. retail sales was less impressive than economists forecast, signaling consumers are in no rush to spend the windfall from cheaper fuel prices. more
Bristol County is the place to grow up in Rhode Island in terms of earning power if you are poor, according to a New York Times article which studied Rhode Island counties to determine how location affects future income. more
The city of Providence is one of 64 communities being considered for the “Best Town in America” by readers of Outside Magazine. more
(Updated 4:33 p.m.) The six boats competing in the Volvo Ocean Race are expected to arrive in Newport tonight sometime after 10. more
State hotel tax collections increased 9.3 percent in December compared with December 2013, and climbed 8.1 percent for the first six months of the fiscal year, according to information released Wednesday by the state Department of Revenue. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island and Massachusetts have fallen every week since early July, dropping 4 cents and 5 cents, respectively, according to AAA Northeast. more
Companies stepped up hiring in September, indicating the U.S. job market is standing firm in the face of weaker global demand, according to a private report based on payrolls. more
Gasoline prices dropped a cent from last week in Rhode Island, while prices in Massachusetts remained the same, according to AAA Northeast. more
Rhode Island ranked 28th in the nation for a 4.2 percent drop in exports for the first seven months of the year compared with the same period last year, according to e-forecasting.com. more
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