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Micro-units, typically bigger than a one-car garage, but smaller than a double, are growing in appeal, according to the Urban Land Institute. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza is inviting residents to ask him questions via Twitter through a “Twitter Town Hall” scheduled for today from 1 to 2 p.m. more
NEW YORK - Burger King is bringing back its 15-cent chicken nugget promotion, battling it out with McDonald’s Corp. over the price of one of the most popular fast-food menu items. Starting … more
Rhode Island’s economic recovery is continuing, though less broadly than hoped for, according to the November Current Conditions Index, University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro said on Monday. more
More than 200 business owners, leaders and advocates gathered with Rhode Island’s top officials Friday at Bryant University to try and get their voices heard and needs recognized for the upcoming legislative session under a new administration. more
Susan F. Lusi will continue to serve as superintendent of Providence schools, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza said. more
December’s disappointing drop in U.S. worker pay may prove to be a temporary bump in the road on the way to bigger increases as the jobless rate falls. more
Employment rose more than forecast in December and the jobless rate declined to 5.6 percent, wrapping up the best year for the labor market since 1999 and adding to evidence the U.S. is a standout in the global economy. more
NEW YORK - U.S. holiday sales grew at their fastest pace in almost a decade, lifted by a strengthening economy and consumers spreading out their purchases over a longer season, according to … more
Investors who relax about the economy and focus on company earnings and valuation have the best shot of beating the market in 2015, according to the co-manager of last year’s best performing U.S. equity fund. more
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