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U.S. employment costs climbed less than forecast in the fourth quarter, reflecting steady wage growth and the smallest advance in benefits in more than a year. more
Rhode Island ranked third in the nation for most improved broadband affordability from 2015 to 2016, behind only South Dakota and Nevada, according to the second annual “State of the States” report on the state of broadband connectivity in America’s schools. more
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. and Rite Aid Corp.’s giant drugstore merger got smaller Monday after the companies, facing roadblocks from antitrust regulators, cut the value of the deal by at least $2 billion and said they may divest more stores to gain approval. more
Ending the confusion, in a Monday interview with the Providence Business News, Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced the city has joined the coalition of sanctuary cities across the nation. more
As many members of the UMass Dartmouth community may already know, two members of our faculty were detained by U.S. Customs and Border Control officers at Logan airport yesterday afternoon (Saturday, Jan. 28) upon their return from an academic conference in Paris. more
(Updated 9:47 a.m.) President Donald Trump defended the immigration clampdown that sparked a global backlash over the weekend by blaming the confusion at airports on protesters and on a computer outage at Delta Air Lines Inc. that caused flight cancellations. more
In response to a recent study analyzing the current conditions of McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said state investment could be a possibility after financial commitments are made by the city of Pawtucket and the Pawtucket Red Sox’s ownership. more
The R.I. Department of Revenue said December revenue came in $16.5 million, or 5.5 percent, lower than what was expected. more
Consumer confidence rose in January to a 13-year high, reflecting ongoing optimism about post-election fiscal policies and their impact on economic growth. more
U.S. economic growth slowed more than forecast last quarter on the biggest drag from trade in six years and more moderate consumer spending. Business investment picked up, which may be a harbinger for faster expansion in 2017. more
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