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The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, a sign the job market is sustaining progress. more
The labor-market recovery that Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen seeks is proving incomplete as many U.S. workers languish in part-time jobs. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo plans to nominate Kate Blacklock, Carmen Diaz-Jusino, Michelle Kwan and Lorén Spears to the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts. more
Corvias Campus Living has landed a $517 million contract with the University of Georgia to maintain and expand the school system’s student housing. more
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders rose more than forecast in July, reaching the highest level in six months, as growing payrolls brightened the outlook after a shaky first half. more
Retail sales showed a broad-based gain in June, which probably helped the U.S. economy rebound in the second quarter. more
Industrial production climbed 0.2 percent in June, capping the strongest quarter in almost four years and indicating manufacturers are providing a bigger spark for the U.S. economy. more
Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC CEO Ross McEwan said the foreign-exchange market scandal could be more expensive to the banking industry than Libor or improperly sold loan insurance. more
Year over year, Rhode Island collections for the 5 percent hotel tax increased by about 3.4 percent this past January, according to data released Thursday by the R.I. Department of Revenue. more
The Volvo Ocean Race will continue Sunday as the six boats depart for the 2,800-mile nautical mile journey to Lisbon. more
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