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Rhode Island had a 7.2 percent year-over-year increase in construction employment in April, placing it 10th highest overall in the nation, the Associated General Contractors of America said Friday. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 20th among the 40 largest metro areas in the country for its 4.2 percent home price increase over the year in March, according to Black Knight Financial Services. more
Passenger traffic fell 1.7 percent in July at T.F. Green Airport to 340,390 from 346,416 in July 2014, according to R.I. Airport Corp., which released data on Tuesday. more
NecronomiCon Providence 2015 will celebrate the 125th birthday of author H.P. Lovecraft with a four-day citywide conference and festival to pay tribute to the author in his hometown and to celebrate the city’s culture and history from Aug. 20 to 23. more
CVS Health Corp. made Fortune magazine’s top 50 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies, coming in 27th, an improvement over last year’s ranking of 45th. more
Consumer confidence in the United States jumped in May to the highest level in almost a year, propelled by the strongest views on inflation-adjusted income gains in a decade. more
For the fourth consecutive week, gasoline prices rose in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, jumping 7 and 10 cents, respectively, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
Gasoline prices rose 1 cent in Rhode Island and 2 cents in Massachusetts this week, but are still well below the price in both states a year ago, AAA Northeast said. more
For the second year in a row, Rhode Island received a D+ for manufacturing industry health, according to the 2016 Manufacturing and Logistics Report from Ball State University. more
A $20 million state bond issue that would expand the terminal capacity of ProvPort Inc., by adding more land and water acreage at the Port of Providence, is expected to be presented to voters in November. more
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