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A new bill introduced in the General Assembly last week aims to create a “sales tax holiday” to exempt Rhode Islanders from paying sales tax for one day in August. more
Cash sales of homes fell to 22.5 percent of total sales in September in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area, according to CoreLogic. more
It seems obvious that where you live says a lot about you. But maybe what it really says is that who you are and what you have done with your life are the most powerful determinants for where you do make your home. The … more
Ocean State gasoline prices are now more than $2 for the first time since early January, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
Consumer comfort in the first week of February held close to a three-month high as Americans grew more upbeat about the buying climate. more
Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc. and Meredith Corp. have both proposed new terms in their battle to combine with TV more
Home prices in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area and in the Ocean State increased 4.4 percent and 5 percent, respectively, over the year in April, CoreLogic reported Tuesday. more
(Updated 11:09 a.m., 1:48 p.m. and 2:18 p.m.) General Electric Co. announced Wednesday that it will move its corporate headquarters to Boston from Fairfield, Conn. more
Globalization has hit Rhode Island hard. Those manufacturing jobs that allowed my immigrant parents and generations of other Rhode Islanders the opportunity to raise their families in modest comfort are long gone. more
The best-performing U.S. stocks right now are ones that usually do well when the economy isn’t, makers of everything from household cleaning products to food. It’s yet another black cloud for investors fretting over a growth slowdown. more
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