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When does a blizzard progress from a costly storm to a legitimate disaster? Rhode Island will soon find out. The damage wreaked by the January blizzard, the three-day storm that began Jan. … more
PROVIDENCE – The city of Fall River had the highest jobless rate in December of the four cities in the metro area at 9.3 percent, even though it declined 3.4 percentage points from a year ago, … more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island's economy experienced growth in the fourth quarter, but is showing signs of weakness, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released last week. … more
TWO ECONOMIC INDEXES show that Rhode Island is coming back from the Great Recession, but at a less-than-robust pace. It's not a surprise, according to Providence College professor of business … more
For Newport Grand, 2015 could be the year the slots parlor pivots between subsistence and a grander metamorphosis befitting its name. Even those closest to the casino, which a developer says … more
(Updated 8:49 a.m. to reflect corrected U.S. Airways numbers)January passenger traffic increased at T.F. Green Airport for the first time in three years, with passenger counts at nearly 2 percent more than January 2014’s figures. more
More than 3,700 people contributed more than 38,000 gifts to help the Trinity Repertory Company reach its $18 million comprehensive capital campaign, theater leaders said Friday. more
Two new state government appointees will focus on economic development efforts at the Rhode Island Commerce Corp. Stefan Pryor, the new commerce secretary, has appointed Darin Early as chief operating officer and Daniel Jennings as senior economic development adviser. more
Ten organizations are receiving a total of $45,000 in 2014 Doris Duke Fund for Historic Preservation grants through the Newport Restoration Foundation. more
The owner of The Providence Journal has purchased Stephens Media LLC, the publisher of 11 daily and 64 weekly and niche publications and associated websites across seven states for $102.5 million. more
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