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Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in February at 4.5 percent was 0.9 percentage points lower than it was in February 2016, putting it among the top 10 states with significantly different rates over the year, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday. more
General revenue missed state expectations by 1.3 percent in the fiscal year period ending in February and by 8.3 percent when looking at the month of February alone, the R.I. Department of Revenue said Friday. more
Republicans scrapped a vote on the embattled health care bill Friday as a growing number of Republicans declared they opposed the latest version just a day after President Donald Trump demanded a do-or-die vote on the longtime GOP priority. more
Rhode Island added the highest percentage of new construction jobs over the past year in the nation in February at 12.2 percent, the Associated General Contractors of America said Friday. more
Lila Delman Real Estate International has listed Sunnyside, a Gilded Age mansion, for $3.995 million, according to the agency’s president Melanie Delman. more
President Donald Trump won an important victory in his efforts to restrict travel to the U.S. from six predominantly Muslim countries, even though he still can’t enforce it. more
As the vaunted Trump reflation trade continued to wobble this week, politics took most of the blame. For a growing number of strategists, the reason is far simpler -- inflation may have peaked. more
Starting at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 8, the Southside Community Land Trust will host four simultaneous Urban Agriculture Kick-Off events throughout the city. more
Celebrating its 10th year of participation in March of Dimes’ March for Babies Rhode Island, a fundraiser for research and programs to aid mothers in having healthy, full-term pregnancies, the McNally family of Cranston was named the 2017-2018 March of Dimes Ambassador Family for Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. more
AIDS Project of Rhode Island announced it will hold its annual AIDS Walk for Life 2017: Fighting HIV One Step at a Time on Sunday, April 23. more
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