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The city of Providence received one of the 59 National Endowment for the Arts Our Town grants awarded to projects across the country, Mayor Angel Taveras, Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, the Providence Department of Art, Culture and Tourism and FirstWorks announced Tuesday. more
The number of residential properties in the Providence-New Bedford-Fall River metro area in negative equity fell to 60,394 in the second quarter of 2013 from 79,819 in the first quarter, according to a CoreLogic report released today. more
The House Finance Committee approved an $8.2 billion Rhode Island budget for fiscal 2014 unveiled by Democratic leaders Tuesday night that forgoes a corporate tax-rate cut sought by Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee, but includes the first state payment for the failed 38 Studios LLC loan guarantee. more
Using data mined from more than a thousand manufacturers from across the state, leaders of the Rhode Island Manufacturing Renaissance Project will unveil its findings on Wednesday, along with the state’s first comprehensive database of manufacturers in the state. more
Mall owners, the best-performing U.S. property stocks for four years, have tumbled to the worst as sluggish retail sales and limited opportunities to expand drive investors to look elsewhere for earnings growth. more
Rhode Island is the fourth-most expensive state to operate a motor vehicle in, according to a Bankrate.com report released Wednesday. more
U.S. stocks fell, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index sliding for a second day, as growing tension over possible military action in Syria overshadowed a report showing consumer confidence unexpectedly rose in August. more
Grow Smart Rhode Island – a nonprofit that advocates for sustainable economic growth in the Ocean State – will honor individuals, plans and projects that play to Rhode Island’s strengths, generate sustainable economic benefits and improve the state’s communities and neighborhoods at its second annual awards gala in June. more
Standard & Poor’s Rating Services announced Thursday that R.I. Economic Development Corporation revenue bonds issued for 38 Studios LLC, former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling’s failed videogame company, will not be affected by the state’s decision to openly consider defaulting on the bonds, reported Reuters. more
WJAR-TV NBC 10 led its local competitors in total viewership in July and led the country in one time slot, according to Nielsen Co. data for the month provided by the station. more
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