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The Associated General Contractors of America reported Wednesday that most construction firms are having trouble finding qualified workers, and firms in the Northeast were no exception, with 67 percent reporting difficulty filling jobs. more
The corporation at Brown University has accepted 13 gifts totaling more than $121 million and also has engaged four trustees. more
The Northeast consumer price index rose 1.2 percent on a nonseasonally adjusted basis in September compared with a year ago, while the index for the average U.S. city increased 1.7 percent during the same period, according to a report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory dropped six-tenths of a percentage point in September compared with a year ago, and the state also registered fewer completed foreclosures during that same period, according to information released Wednesday by CoreLogic. more
McDonald’s Corp., facing its worst U.S. sales slump in more than a decade, is turning to customized menu items in a bid to lure more millennials and shake off its reputation for selling outdated fast food. more
JPMorgan Chase Bank NA next week will begin accepting applications from small businesses looking to win $100,000 each. more
Rhode Island landed in the bottom 10 for having the eighth worst taxpayer return on investment, according to the latest survey by WalletHub. more
In December, Rhode Island again ranked second among states with loans that are 90 days delinquent or more, according to Black Knight Financial Services. more
The acqusition of planemaker Beechcraft again boosted profit and revenue for Textron Inc. more
Rhode Island and the Providence metropolitan area ranked in the bottom 10 for home price increases in November, according to Black Knight Financial Services, which released its latest home price index report based on real estate transactions for that month. more
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