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Wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with the words, "I have the body of a god (Unfortunately it's Buddha)," Paul Gervais, owner of Buddha Belly LLC, leans out the window of his food truck. "Can I get an order of the dumplings, please?" asks a … more
Rhode Island is the 10th worst state to make a living, according to Forbes. more
Macy’s Inc. surged in early trading after making progress in slowing its sales declines and announcing a plan to close 14 percent of its stores to revive profit growth. more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits was little changed last week, holding near four-decade lows that highlight strength in the job market. more
Even as the initial craze for Pokemon Go wanes, companies that sell merchandise tied to the augmented-reality game are benefiting. more
The IYRS School of Technology & Trades is preparing a significant expansion of its programming and campus in Newport, including adding a 20,000-square-foot facility to house its School of Composites Technology and School of Marine Systems. more
Rhode Island has the 10th highest first-mortgage write-off rate in the nation at 4.5 basis points, Equifax Inc. said Wednesday. more
The Ocean State has the 22nd-lowest mortgage closing costs in the United States, according to a Bankrate.com report released this week. more
A total of 1.5 percent of Rhode Island homes, or 4,853, are at risk of being underwater due to sea level rise, according to a recent analysis by Zillow. more
(Updated 9:06 a.m.) The failure of Delta Air Lines Inc.’s worldwide computer network this week spotlights the vulnerability of the information systems sustaining the biggest U.S. carriers, each of which has contended with major disruptions during the last year. more
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