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The owner of Oasis Market convenience store pleaded guilty last week to a million-dollar food stamp fraud scheme. more
Gasoline prices this week jumped 11 cents in Rhode Island and 8 cents in Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast. more
CVS Health Corp. recently announced the launch of Be The First, an initiative to help those who smoke quit and ensure that those who don’t smoke, never start. Eileen Howard Boone, CVS Health’s senior vice president of corporate social responsibility and philanthropy, and president of the CVS Health Foundation, talked with Providence Business News about the initiative. more
Hasbro Inc. rose as much as 5.4 percent in early trading after quarterly earnings topped analysts’ estimates, boosted by demand for “Star Wars”-licensed toys and its own Nerf and Play-Doh properties. more
Vestis Retail Group LLC, the operator of Eastern Mountain Sports, filed for bankruptcy protection after failing to adjust to changes in U.S. shopping habits, especially among young people. more
Lobbying spending in the United States has stagnated at a little over $3 billion a year ever since the 2008 financial crisis (thanks in part to changes in lobbying rules). But the rankings of lobbying’s big spenders have shifted, according to data from the Center for Responsive Politics, a non-profit research group. more
The Walmart Foundation is accepting grant applications to its State Giving Program until April 15 at 11:59 p.m. more
The restaurant review was exuberant in its praise. Joie S. had just visited The Malted Barley, a new restaurant in Providence that features a rich variety of craft beers and hand-rolled, gourmet pretzels. "I AM SO EXCITED THIS PLACE IS … more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate held steady at 5.4 percent in March for the fourth consecutive month, the state Department of Labor and Training said Thursday. more
The cost of living in the U.S. excluding food and fuel rose less than forecast in March, bearing out Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s forecast that the recent pickup would prove fleeting. more
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