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Sales of single-family homes continued a yearlong rise in Rhode Island, growing 34.7 percent in April when compared with April 2015, according to data released Friday by the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. more
Foreclosure rates in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area declined 0.11 percentage points in March, to 1.6 percent from 1.71 percent a year ago, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
(Updated 3:41 p.m.) The Providence Journal building at 75 Fountain St. has been purchased by Nordblom Co. and Cornish Associates from A.H. Belo for $3.3 million. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is open to the idea of allowing a referendum on the legalization of recreational marijuana. more
“Leadership New England,” a study of nonprofits in the region, reports that two-thirds of more than 1,200 surveyed executives, or about 64 percent, plan to leave their jobs within the next five years, but the percentage in Rhode Island is closer to 83 percent. more
Job openings in the U.S. decreased in June from the highest level on record as hiring picked up. more
Beverage manager at The White Horse Tavern discusses operating a fully functioning restaurant in a colonial building. more
(Updated, 4:48 p.m.) Pointing to the currency crisis in Europe and China’s economic slowdown, Rhode Island’s general treasurer says volatility in the financial markets contributed to the 0.28 percent loss on the state’s pension investments last year. more
(Updated, 1:45 p.m., Nov. 14) The recently completed Trans-Pacific Partnership has benefits for Rhode Island businesses and communities as it will eliminate all foreign import taxes on industrial and consumer goods, according to the U.S. Commercial Service. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Tuesday signed her first state budget, touted as a “robust jobs plan” that will help put Rhode Islanders back to work and move the state forward. more
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