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Rhode Island was the only New England state to report an increase in its labor force in November compared with November 2014, the state Department of Labor and Training said Wednesday. more
Schools, organizations, community centers and artists were awarded approximately $143,000 in grants from the R.I. State Council on the Arts this month. more
Sixteen new research projects will provide data on state policy issues ranging from municipal collaboration to the education of Latinos through the College and University Research Collaborative. more
U.S. home prices rose in October as the improving job market stirred competition for a dwindling inventory of listings. more
The U.S. economy expanded at a revised 2 percent annualized rate in the third quarter, buoyed by consumer spending as businesses struggled to sell to overseas customers battered by sluggish growth. more
Rhode Island had the fourth-highest percentage of mortgaged homes in negative equity at 12.3 percent in the nation in the third quarter, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
The Arts & Culture Research Network has been created to explore the role arts play in Rhode Island’s economy and other public policy issues. more
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders in December slipped further away from a decade high, a sign progress in the housing industry may moderate as developers fret over rising costs for lots and labor. more
A.T. Cross said it will assume distribution of Sheaffer pens in the corporate gift sector globally, effective Jan. 1. more
Retailers like to drag out weather as an excuse -- often dubiously -- to explain away lackluster results. But this Christmas it looks like they have a legitimate gripe. more
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