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The fewest Americans since 1973 filed for unemployment benefits last week, a sign that the U.S. labor market is getting tighter. more
During the last academic year, 5,409 international students in Rhode Island contributed $217.5 million to the state economy and supported 2,368 jobs, according to a report recently released by NAFSA: Association of International Educators. more
Rhode Island again ranks near the bottom in Forbes’ 11th annual list of the best and worst states for business. more
It’s the beginning of the end for major job cuts at U.S. banks, according to Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc., a firm that advises many of them on workplace reductions. more
An exit poll conducted by Roger Williams University students found Rhode Island voters on Tuesday were most concerned about the economy, climate change and national security among a selection of national issues. more
WOONSOCKET – CVS Health Corp. reported a 23.6 percent jump in profit, and a 15.5 percent hike in revenue, in its third-quarter earnings report released Nov. 8. CVS said net income was $1.5 billion, or $1.43 per diluted share, compared … more
Atlanta resident Michele Mindlin and North Kingstown's Susan Gordon visited the Old Slater Mill National Historic Landmark District on a warm October day. The former college roommates chose the Pawtucket site in part because Mindlin makes a habit of visiting museums and historic sites across the world. And Gordon had visited the Old Slater Mill site before. more
The expansion of casinos across New England is good for state revenue, but not for people who have addictions to gambling. How much of a problem will this disorder become? A Providence College professor argues that the casinos scheduled to … more
1 Classical High School is consistently ranked among the top public schools in the state. Where do students come from within the city, and are they coming from private schools? Classical High School was ranked No. 1 in the state, and was … more
Forget the "art of the deal." Look to the "art of the scam." Here is an especially artful one, meriting praise from consummate deal-makers. Consider "wellness." We don't need a Ponce de Leon elixir to bolster our health. We need to … more
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