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Don Pardo, the often heard, rarely seen announcer of the NBC television network for six decades, whose baritone voice was part of long-running shows such as “The Price is Right,” “Jeopardy!” and “Saturday Night Live,” has died. He was 96. more
People in Rhode Island’s capital city are among the least honest in the country according to the National Honesty Index released Tuesday by the Honest Tea organic beverage company in Bethesda, Md. more
The economy in the United States took a step forward as home sales unexpectedly climbed, manufacturing accelerated and the outlook for the second half of 2014 brightened. more
Rhode Island tied for the third-largest month-over-month statewide increase in home sales prices in June, rising 1.2 percent from May, according to the latest Black Knight Home Price Index report. more
Despite a six-tenths of a percentage point decline in the percentage of Rhode Island homes with a mortgage in the foreclosure process from July 2013 to July 2014, the Ocean State lagged the nation, which saw foreclosure inventory fall eight-tenths of a percentage point to 1.7 percent. more
New power plants will replace closing power plants, but energy supply is still predicted to fall short in Rhode Island, likely costing ratepayers more in the future. more
Incomes have not kept pace with rental costs, leaving affordable rental housing out of reach for many Rhode Islanders, according to a new national report. more
Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza is reorganizing the Fire Department in an effort to save money and deal with the city’s financial challenges. more
Occupancy in the Warwick’s 16 hotels increased significantly in February, March and April compared with the same time frame last year, according to Mayor Scott Avedisian. more
Nortek Inc. widened its first-quarter loss to $13.9 million, which is $5.3 million more than it reported during the year-ago first quarter. more
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