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The index of U.S. leading economic indicators increased in August, helped by a stronger housing market and showing slow, steady growth into 2016. more
A $194,800 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration grant has been awarded to Clean Bays to remove marine debris from the Seekonk and Providence rivers and upper Narragansett Bay. more
The U.S. Census Bureau released data from its 2014 American Community Survey showing that the uninsured rate for Rhode Island was 7.4 percent, a drop from 11.3 percent the year before. more
U.S. stocks ended lower, after swinging between gains and losses, as the Federal Reserve’s decision to keep interest rates near zero percent raised questions about the strength of the global economy. more
(Updated 3:32 p.m.) Rhode Island’s jobless rate fell to 5.6 percent in August, a two-tenths of a percentage point drop from July and 1.8 percentage point decline from August 2014, the state Department of Labor and Training reported on Thursday. more
Treasuries gained after the Federal Reserve held interest rates near zero. more
A $1.1 million U.S. Department of Labor grant has been awarded to YouthBuild Providence to provide at-risk young Rhode Islanders education and job skills. more
Providence is trying talking cameras to deter illegal dumping. more
A business trade mission to Mexico in November is being coordinated by the John H. Chafee Center for International Business at Bryant University, along with R.I. Commerce Corp. and the U.S. Department of Commerce. more
(Updated 11:22 a.m.) A ribbon-cutting event will be held Thursday for the first commercial hydroponic greenhouse to operate in Rhode Island, according to the state Department of Environmental Management. more
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