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Workers in the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area had an average hourly wage of $23 in May 2013, roughly 3 percent above the nationwide average of $22.33, according to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
On Thursday night President Obama slept where few presidents have slept before: Rhode Island. It’s been more than a half-century since a sitting president–JFK–spent the night in the nation’s smallest state. more
Rhode Island’s manufacturing industry received poor marks relative to others in the U.S. in the 2014 Manufacturing and Logistics Report released on June 11 by Ball State University’s Center for Business and Economic Research. more
Two Rhode Island companies – the Randall Family of Companies and Residential Properties Ltd. – have been ranked among the nation’s top residential real estate brokers by sales volume in the 2014 Real Trends 500 list. more
In a ranking of 350 of the nation’s largest cities, Rhode Island has one of the least diversified economies, coming in at No. 337 on the list, according to a study by WalletHub. more
Online gift contributions to CollegeBoundfund, Rhode Island’s tax-advantaged 529 college savings plan, have topped the $1 million mark. more
Twenty-six cities and towns will receive nearly $5.3 million in grants from the 2014 Rhode Island Community Development Block Grant program. more
CVS Health is closing its Coram Enteral Nutrition Center in Indianapolis, transitioning services to the company’s existing facilities in other states, according to a company spokeswoman. more
Mayor Scott Avedisian and Michael Integlia, president of Michael Integlia & Company, an engineering and construction management firm, will hold a press conference on Monday to announce conceptual plans for a prospective development in the City Centre Warwick district. more
Gasoline prices continue to drop in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, falling another 2 cents from last week, according to AAA Southern New England’s weekly survey. more
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