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Home prices in 20 U.S. cities rose at a slower pace in the year ended in October, putting the market on better footing heading into 2015. more
U.S. stocks rose, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index to a two-week high, as speculation the crisis in Ukraine won’t escalate overshadowed weaker-than- estimated economic data. more
Brown University and the University of Rhode Island are among the top LGBT-friendly college campuses in the country, according to the nonprofit Campus Pride. more
The Governor’s Workforce Board is conducting a comprehensive survey of employers as summer winds to a close as part of its work on the state’s second Biennial Employment and Training Plan. more
Scaffolding has been erected on the Westminster Street side of 111 Westminster St., also known as the Superman Building, as the owner, High Rock Westminster Street LLC inspects the façade of the historic 26-story art deco tower with an eye to needed repairs. more
Citizens Financial Group Inc., the U.S. arm of Royal Bank of Scotland PLC, plans to hire more than 550 people in its consumer business for mortgages, small business and auto financing over a two-to-three year period. more
The Northeast regional Consumer Price Index rose 1.8 percent on a nonseasonally adjusted basis during the 12 months ended in July compared with the national consumer price increase of 2 percent, according to a report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
“Wet Paint,” a fundraiser predicated on selling just-made art, raised $101,000 for the Newport Art Museum last weekend, with a record-breaking 564 pieces of art donated for sale in silent and live auctions. more
With the drop of Rhode Island’s unemployment rate in July to 7.7 percent, the state no longer claimed the highest jobless rate in the country for the first time since October, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Monday. more
Foreclosures in the Providence-Warwick metro area represented 1.78 percent of all mortgages for the month of June, compared with 2.35 percent for the same month last year, according to data released Wednesday by CoreLogic. more
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