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It isn’t hard to believe that Newport could top Providence on a list of the 10 most exciting places in Rhode Island, but Chepachet, Harrisville and Woonsocket? more
Gasoline prices fell in Rhode Island for the fifth week in a row, according to AAA’s weekly survey of gasoline prices. more
The National Football League and Providence Equity Partners have made their first joint investment. more
Jesse Busk spent a 12-hour shift rushing inventory through an Amazon.com Inc. warehouse in Nevada to meet quotas. His day wasn’t over, though. more
Rhode Island will soon have the country’s next national park. A project that has been decades in the making, the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park, now only needs the president’s signature. more
NEW YORK - U.S. shoppers spent 2.4 percent more during the weekend before the Christmas holiday this year, giving a boost to retailers in the final days of 2014. Purchases during the so-called … more
An index of Rhode Island’s leading indicators rose 0.7 percent in November, after advancing by the same amount in October, according to a Providence Business News/e-forecasting.com report released Tuesday. more
Rhode Island Lottery is offering a new game, Monopoly Millionaires’ Club, with the potential to create more simultaneous millionaires than any other game in lottery history. more
U.S. unemployment remains too high and a stronger dollar could hurt the country’s exports while preventing inflation from rising to the Federal Reserve’s goal, Chicago Fed PresidenCharles Evans said today. more
Buying stocks before U.S. companies report quarterly earnings has usually been a good way to make money. Not this time. more
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