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(Updated, 5:12 p.m.) Rhode Island’s unemployment rate dropped to 8.3 percent in April from 8.7 in March, according to seasonally adjusted data provided by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. The U.S. unemployment rate dipped to 6.3 percent in April from 6.7 percent in March. more
A zoning change paving the way for construction of a 17-story hotel and apartment tower on Federal Hill may be wiped off the map even faster than it was granted. more
Rhode Island was among the top five states last month with delinquent mortgages, and also ranks fifth among states with the highest percentage of “underwater” properties in the second quarter, according to information released Thursday by two separate real estate data tracking firms. more
The Providence Rink will become the Alex and Ani City Center through a five-year partnership with the city. more
(Updated, July 10, 11:02 a.m.) Cape Wind Associates LLC has a tentative agreement to lease 14 acres at Quonset Business Park in North Kingstown as a staging area to build its planned 130-turbine windfarm off the coast of Massachusetts, the Quonset Development Corporation said Wednesday. more
(Updated, June 17, 10:16 a.m.) A Boston-area laboratory-space firm has partnered with local medical investors to propose a life sciences accelerator on the former I-195 land known as The Link. more
Media General announced Wednesday that it has entered into definitive agreements to sell several of its assets – including WJAR-TV NBC 10 – to meet the regulatory requirements of its merger with Providence-based LIN Media, the parent of WPRI-TV 12. more
The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission approved its first land sale Monday, signing off on a purchase-and-sales agreement with a Dallas-based developer who has plans to build a $50 million student apartment building in the Knowledge District. more
Economic growth continued in the third quarter, but the pace was not as fast, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator, which showed growth at 2.3 percent in the third quarter, compared with 3 percent in the second quarter, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Monday. more
HealthSource RI is reporting that nearly 5,000 new customers have signed up for the state’s health benefits exchange. more
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