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The U.S. construction market will grow significantly over the next 18 months, with spending increasing 7 percent in 2015, Gilbane Building Co. estimates in a report issued Wednesday. more
Chrysler Group LLC reported its best August for U.S. vehicle deliveries in 12 years, while Ford Motor Co., Toyota Motor Corp. and Nissan Motor Co. also posted results that surpassed analysts’ projections. more
U.S. stocks rose, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index touching a record, as reports of a cease-fire in Ukraine boosted global equities and data showed orders at American factories rose the most on record in July. more
(Updated, 4:45 p.m.) CVS Caremark Corp. halted sales of tobacco products almost a month ahead of schedule, started a smoking-cessation campaign, and changed its name to position itself as an advocate of better health. more
Condor Airlines, a German airline in operation since 1955, announced Tuesday that it was initiating service between T.F. Green Airport and Frankfurt International Airport on June 18, 2015. more
(Updated, 9:45 p.m.) The Providence Journal has begun laying off employees in advance of its acquisition by the parent of Gatehouse Media Inc., according to comments from newsroom staff on social media. Rhode Island Public Radio reports that 22 editorial union personnel were losing their jobs. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth aims to gain recognition as a top national research university as part of its strategic plan, UMassDTransform 2020. more
Thanks to a $16.5 million settlement between the federal government and several states, Rhode Island will receive $172,513 for its Medicaid program. more
Johnson & Wales University Monday unveiled plans for a new $40 million academic building on former Interstate 195 land in Providence’s Jewelry District. more
Rhode Island gasoline prices remain unchanged since last week, but prices have dropped 21 cents since this time last year, when the average price of self-serve, unleaded regular was $3.73. more
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