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Providence is the 11th best city in the country for shopping local this holiday season, according to Yelp, which analyzed millions of online reviews on its website to come up with its findings. more
Christmas is a week away, but temperatures more typical of spring than mid-winter are draining global energy markets of any festive spirit. more
Rhode Island is one of the worst states for business, ranking 46th – or fifth worst – in the nation for the second year in a row, according to Forbes.com. more
Tiffany & Co. cut its full-year profit forecast after reporting a drop in holiday sales, dragged down by sluggish tourist spending and a strong dollar. more
The R.I. Commerce Corp. authorized more than $9 million in state development incentives on Monday, including $5.5 million in tax credits for the construction of 160 apartments near the Providence Amtrak and MBTA station and $2.7 million for new construction at the former Louttit Laundry site in the West End. more
The Providence metropolitan area ranked 20th among the 40 largest metropolitan areas in the nation for its year-over-year home price increase of 4.6 percent in February, according to Black Knight Financial Services. more
Gasoline prices continued their downward trend in Massachusetts over the last week, with Rhode Island joining the trend a week after seeing no change in its prices, according to AAA Northeast. more
At least Rhode Island is no longer the least tax-friendly state for retirees in the nation. more
Older drivers experience the highest level of distraction when it comes to dealing with technology in today’s modern vehicles, research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety released this week said. more
In Rhode Island, women are paid, on average, 82 cents for every dollar paid to men, amounting to a $9,000 wage gap between women and men, according to an analysis from the National Partnership for Women & Families, a nonprofit advocacy group based in Washington, D.C. more
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