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Unemployment in the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area plunged 1.6 percentage points to 7.8 percent in April, non-seasonally adjusted, compared with 9.4 percent a month earlier, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday. 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
Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis is bringing business owners, entrepreneurs, industry leaders and government officials together during the eighth annual “We Mean Business” expo on Sept. 3. more
The R.I. Department of Revenue collected $297,158 more than expected in July, resulting in a monthly total general revenue surplus of one-tenth of 1 percent compared with the state’s original revenue projections. more
Tightening supply resulted in fewer single-family and condominium sales in Massachusetts in July, while driving home prices higher, according to the latest statistics released by The Warren Group. more
The Governor’s Workforce Board has awarded $1.75 million in Innovative Partnership grants ranging in size from $86,000 to $196,000 to 13 organizations. more
Rhode Island’s top transportation official has dealt a potentially fatal blow to the campaign to raise the height of a planned Providence River pedestrian bridge and extend a riverwalk through the former Interstate 195 land. more
Rhode Island single-family home sales rose 5 percent in October and the median price of those sales spiked 14 percent compared with the same period last year, the Rhode Island Association of Realtors said Wednesday. more
Hasbro Inc. reported third-quarter net income of $180.5 million on revenue of $1.47 billion, fueled by growth in the boys category, where revenue jumped 22 percent alone, thanks to sales of Nerf, Transformers, Marvel and Star Wars products. more
The director of the R.I. Department of Revenue described state hotel tax collections as “up modestly” for July. more
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