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The Providence metropolitan area ranked 26th among the 40 largest metros for its 3.6 percent home price increase in January compared with a year ago, according to Black Knight Financial Services’ data and analytics division. more
A proposed state “Infrastructure Bank” could allow businesses and municipalities to tap into programs to help finance energy savings. more
A cap-and-trade program for carbon dioxide generated $1.3 billion in benefits for nine U.S. states, a finding that may win converts elsewhere in the country. more
Forty-two states had statistically significant jobless rate declines year over year in January, but Rhode Island and Illinois experienced the largest declines at 2.1 percentage points each, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
New Media Investment Group Inc., whose subsidiary Gatehouse Media owns The Providence Journal, recently completed the previously announced acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Stephens Media LLC for $102.5 million in cash, subject to working capital adjustments. more
Alex and Ani LLC has named Harlan M. Kent president of the company. The former CEO of Yankee Candle has nearly 30 years of experience working in consumer-focused public and private businesses. more
Ocean State Theatre Company has announced its fourth season, which will open with the macabre musical comedy, The Addams Family. more
Boosted by Star Wars sales, Hasbro Inc. beat analyst estimates in the third quarter, showing a profit of $207.6 million, or $1.64 per diluted share, compared with $180.5 million, or $1.40 diluted share, in the year-ago period. more
Richard Beaupre, founder and CEO of Lincoln-based ChemArt and a University of Rhode Island alumnus, has pledged $2.5 million for construction of URI’s new chemical and forensic sciences building. more
Altegrity Inc., the security firm that vetted National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden for the U.S., filed for bankruptcy after state-sponsored hackers cost it two government contracts. more
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