Updated January 25 at 4:55pm
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WASHINGTON - The cost of living in the U.S. fell in November by the most in almost six years, depressed by falling energy prices that signal inflation will stay below the Federal Reserve’s goal … more
The U.S. Small Business Administration said that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small aquaculture businesses and most private nonprofit organizations of all sizes in Kent, Providence and Washington counties as a result of the drought that began on July 1. more
Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo said that she will nominate Stefan Pryor to the newly created post of Secretary of Commerce. more
Orange juice remains the most popular fruit beverage in the U.S. The problem is many Americans just don’t drink it anymore. more
The U.S. Senate passed a $42 billion package of tax incentives, reviving dozens of lapsed breaks for 2014 and setting them to expire two weeks from tomorrow. more
U.S. drivers are paying less than $2.50 a gallon at the pump for the first time in more than five years. more
U.S. stocks retreated, after the worst week in more than two years for the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, as the continuing selloff in oil overshadowed a surge in industrial production and corporate deals. more
Current and future state officials have filed motions to intervene with the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) and its review of a proposed National Grid rate increase, which – – according to one estimation – could go up about 30 percent for small businesses. more
U.S. stocks fluctuated as energy producers tumbled after OPEC’s decision to keep its output target unchanged while retailers climbed as shoppers hunted for holiday deals. more
Mayor Angel Taveras Monday signed into law the first full revision of the city’s zoning code in two decades, a series of changes to land use rules intended to streamline and improve local development. more
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