Updated January 30 at 7:30pm
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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
Humana Inc. and CVS/pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health, said that Humana members with individual, non-Medicare plans purchased from exchanges or humana.com can now pay their health insurance premiums in cash, credit or debit via “bill pay at CVS/pharmacy.” more
The Rhode Island Foundation on Monday launched a new social media campaign dubbed “12 Days of Giving” to promote philanthropy. more
The Rhode Island Council for Elementary and Secondary Education last week unanimously endorsed the Council for Economic Education’s National Standards for Financial Literacy. more
Companies added more workers than forecast in December, indicating the U.S. job market was sustaining strength as 2014 drew to a close, according to a private report based on payrolls. more
The benefits of the U.S. recovery that began more than five years ago are flowing downward. more
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