Updated January 28 at 11:28am
Economic Activity
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Rhode Island ranked among the top five states for having the highest number of mortgaged properties in negative equity in the third quarter at 14.8 percent, according to data released Thursday by Corelogic. more
Rhode Island earned a C+ on Education Week’s Quality Counts report, with the ranking reflecting strength in the “chance for success” category but weakness in a K-12 “achievement index.” more
The JC Penney store at the Providence Place Mall is among 40 underperforming stores that the company is closing across the country. more
The Cherrystone Angel Group is one of the first angel groups in the nation to receive a certification aimed at lessening the burden placed on entrepreneurs to prove accredited status of investors. more
Cape Wind, the $2.6 billion offshore wind farm that’s been under development in Massachusetts for 13 years, is facing a significant threat as two utilities seek to terminate contracts to buy electricity. more
Discount chains such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Costco Wholesale Corp. look like the winners from the holiday season. more
The biggest plunge in U.S. gasoline prices since 2008 is slowing as higher ethanol boosts the cost to make the motor fuel. more
Luis A. Aponte was elected City Council president on Tuesday, defeating councilman Nicholas J. Narducci Jr. in a 9-6 vote, according to information from the city clerk’s office. more
Domino’s Pizza is holding a hiring day across all of New England on Jan. 14, and is looking for approximately 125 employees to staff its 24 Rhode Island stores. more
Joe O’Connor, general manager of Rhode Island Public Radio, will leave his position at the end of the month to become general manager of WFAE-FM 90.7 and president of the University Radio Foundation in Charlotte, N.C. more
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