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A few Rhode Island retailers reported strong turnout this Black Friday, though whether the state will keep up with national projections of a 3.7 percent increase in end-of-year holiday sales remains to be seen. more
Since last week, gasoline prices have fallen a cent in Rhode Island, and two cents in Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast. more
Sales of single-family homes in Rhode Island continued their yearly rise in October, up nearly 8 percent from last year. more
The Rhode Island Foundation plans to initiate a $10 million campaign to fund building improvements and programming at Roger Williams Park, as well as an endowment to benefit a new nonprofit conservancy organization. more
As of September, Rhode Island has recovered 65.8 percent of the 39,800 jobs it lost during its recession from December 2006 to August 2009, the state Department of Labor and Training reported Wednesday. more
The University of Rhode Island is launching a new, interdisciplinary undergraduate major in sustainable agriculture and food systems this fall, with an emphasis on coastal foods. more
A long-contentious effort to unionize employees at the Renaissance Providence Hotel will be determined through an election Thursday. more
General Electric Co. is using the Port of Providence to receive and assemble wind turbines destined for the Deepwater Wind LLC offshore wind project near Block Island. more
Offshore wind companies need to install 500 megawatts annually for the next 15 years for the technology to make economic sense in the U.S., according to Dong Energy A/S, the world’s biggest developer of sea-based turbines. more
Two Rhode Island restaurants made it onto The Daily Meal’s list of the 101 Best Pizzas in America – Al Forno and Providence Coal Fired Pizza. more
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