Updated April 20 at 9:53pm
Economic Activity
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The Rhode Island unemployment rate has dropped to 7.9 percent in June, its lowest level since July of 2008, according to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. Nationally, however, the Rhode Island unemployment rate remains 1.8 percent higher than the U.S. average of 6.1 percent for June. more
The winning candidates in the fall elections may inherit a healthier economy than their campaign slogans suggest. more
The Providence Journal posted a 2.7 percent gain in first-quarter revenue to $21.2 million, according to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing made public Wednesday. more
(Updated 4:26 p.m.) The R.I. Department of Transportation and the R.I. Public Transit Authority said that expanded bus service will be offered today to T.F. Green Airport in Warwick and Wickford Junction in North Kingstown to offset limited commuter rail service in Rhode Island. more
The JC Penney store at the Providence Place Mall is among 40 underperforming stores that the company is closing across the country. more
Dignitaries on Tuesday celebrated a grand opening of Alex and Ani Hall, a $17 million renovation of a 1958 Rhode Island College campus building that reopened to students at the start of this fall semester. more
The University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, New England Institute of Technology and Johnson & Wales University all have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report for their online bachelor’s degree programs. more
(Updated 1:38 p.m.) A wind chill warning remains in effect until 10 a.m. today, and more snow is predicted for Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. more
Santander Bank, N.A. has committed a total of $1.3 million in grants to support low- and moderate-income neighborhoods in the city. more
Rhode Island communities made no progress toward increasing the affordability of housing last year, HousingWorks Rhode Island at Roger Williams University said Friday in its annual Fact Book. more
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