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Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits rose more than forecast to an eight-week high, representing a pause in a trend of more muted firings. more
The economy in the U.S. expanded at a slower pace in the third quarter as companies took advantage of gains in consumer and business spending to reduce bloated stockpiles. more
Hotel occupancy rates in the Newport and Providence-Warwick areas increased year to date in Newport, and year over year in July for Providence and Warwick, tourism experts report. more
Hotel tax collections grew 7.3 percent year over year in June, and meal and beverage tax collections increased 6.6 percent, according to the R.I. Department of Revenue. more
Participation rates on advanced placement exams increased by 7 percentage points compared with the previous year, according to the R.I. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. more
Cash collections increased 6.2 percent to $370.2 million in July, according to the R.I. Department of Revenue. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island fell 5 cents, and dropped 7 cents in Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast. more
A four-room, former schoolhouse in Federal Hill is eligible for state historic-preservation tax credits to assist in its redevelopment to an apartment building. more
Lockheed Martin Corp. is in advanced talks to acquire United Technologies Corp.’s Sikorsky helicopter business, the Wall Street Journal reported. more
Haven demand sparked by the crisis in Greece isn’t proving enough to prevent Treasuries from heading for their first quarterly loss since 2013 with the Federal Reserve poised to raise interest rates this year. more
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