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Most people prefer stuffing with their turkey over mashed potatoes, and if given the opportunity, they’d like to share their Thanksgiving meal with award-winning actress Meryl Streep. more
The U.S. job market stirred to life in June as payroll growth accelerated by the most since October after a two-month lull, assuaging fears of broader cutbacks by companies. more
Providence County’s average weekly wage in the second quarter was $993, $4 higher than the nationwide average and $44 higher than Rhode Island’s average weekly wage, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Wednesday. more
ChemArt has rebranded its custom ornaments and keepsakes business as Beacon Design. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits fell to near the lowest level since the 1970s, consistent with a still-improving labor market, a Labor Department report showed Thursday. more
One percent meal and beverage tax collections increased 8.1 percent, and 1 percent hotel tax collections rose 3.9 percent, when comparing December with December 2014, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
Federal Reserve officials were divided in July over the urgency to raise interest rates again, with some preferring to wait because inflation remained benign and others wanting to go soon as the labor market nears full employment. more
The rate of Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area foreclosures among outstanding mortgage loans was 1.3 percent in August, a decrease of 0.52 percentage points compared with August 2015 when the rate was 1.82 percent, CoreLogic said Thursday. more
G-Form LLC will provide all Finnish professional players with its shin pads through a multi-year partnership with the Finnish soccer players union. more
Rhode Island’s economic growth in February was “tepid at best,” according to Leonard Lardaro, a University of Rhode Island economist. more
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