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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
(Updated 11:57 a.m.) ProvPort has released an economic impact study detailing economic and job creation benefits the port has generated since 1994, including nearly 1,200 jobs in the city of Providence and 1,700 jobs within the state of Rhode Island. more
The index of U.S. leading indicators rose at a slower pace in January, restrained by declines in building permits and factory orders that signal a slower pace of growth. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, showing the labor market is making progress. more
A job fair will be held on March 19 to hire more than 900 employees for the new Tanger Outlets shopping center at Foxwoods Resort Casino. more
Layoffs announced last year at the Providence Journal were completed Wednesday with the departure of 12 copy desk employees. more
The City Council will be asked to approve tax incentives for the proposed rehabilitation of a vacant, five-story building on Custom House Street downtown. more
Single-family home sales in Connecticut increased 1.7 percent in December, marking the fourth consecutive month sales have increased year over year, according to the latest report by The Warren Group. more
Wholesale prices in the U.S. fell more than forecast in January, led by plunging energy costs and signaling inflation remains tame even as the economy is expanding. more
Sometimes a teddy bear just won’t cut it. In an era of iPhones, PlayStations and touchscreen tablets, toymakers are pulling out all the stops to hold the attention of today’s little humans. more
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