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Gasoline prices dropped a cent from last week in Rhode Island, while prices in Massachusetts remained the same, according to AAA Northeast. more
The pace of growth in U.S. services industries cooled last month from the best readings in a decade, a sign consumers may be taking demand down to a more sustainable level in the face of global weakness. more
Rhode Island is one of the most energy-efficient states in the nation, according to the latest study by personal finance website WalletHub. more
The great recovery in U.S. manufacturing jobs -- a surprising five-year surge that blossomed in the aftermath of the financial crisis and added almost 900,000 people to payrolls across the country - appears to be dead. Or at the very least, on hold. more
In today's mobile Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat world, statistics need to be instant and simple. But the real world is often more complex than that. Take, for example, the public perception of the local economy, as revealed in three recent … more
Development of a new pedestrian bridge crossing the Providence River and connecting the I-195 Redevelopment District sites on both banks, appears to be back on again. more
The Rhode Island Association of Realtors said a scam artist hacked a real estate agent’s email, resulting in a buyer losing $13,000 after the scammer directed him to wire money for a deposit. more
Payrolls rose less than projected in September, wages stagnated and the jobless rate was unchanged as people left the workforce, signaling the global slowdown and financial-market turmoil are rippling through the world’s largest economy. more
Rhode Island in 2014 produced the least amount of new housing units of any state, amplifying demand among residents for affordable housing. more
American manufacturing barely grew in September as a broader swath of industries suffered from the effects of a strong dollar and faltering overseas markets. more
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