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New R.I. Hospital center focuses on sports rehab

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Hospital has opened a new Sports Rehabilitation Center to serve athletes recovering from an injury and/or working to achieve peak...
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Passion for rugby sparks business

Local jersey maker and store is built on four decades’ love for the sportRugby Imports co-owner Mark Hoder has gotten some surprising orders for...
HOTEL ASSET Value Enhancement of Tiverton, which will run the hotel, joined with Acorn Asset Management of California to buy it. /

Hotel Providence is sold<br> for undisclosed sum

PROVIDENCE – Tiverton-based Hotel Asset Value Enhancement LLC and Sacramento-based Acorn Asset Management Inc. have bought the Hotel Providence from founder Stanley Weiss for...
THE EXPECTATIONS INDEX, a predictor of consumer spending, fell this month to its lowest since August. Above, mannequins in spring styles stand in the window of an Alfred Dunhill store in New York City. /

Consumer sentiment dips to 8-month low

Consumer sentiment hit an eight-month low this month amid rising gasoline prices and inflation fears and a troubled housing market, according to the Reuters/University...
A DECLINE in freight and port expenses and other transportation costs accounted for most of February's $0.2B decrease in services exports. Above, a crane looms over shipping containers at the Port of Newark, N.J.  /

Trade deficit narrows in Feb. to $58.4B

WASHINGTON – The nation’s imports of goods and services exceeded exports in February by $58.4 billion, a decline of 3.8 percent from January’s revised...

Newport Chamber inks PR deal with Fleming & Co.

MIDDLETOWN – The Newport County Chamber of Commerce this week named Fleming & Co. to handle its marketing and public relations campaigns.The Chamber had...

Producer prices surge 1.0% in March

WASHINGTON – The Producer Price Index for Finished Goods, a measure of wholesale prices, rose 1.0 percent last month after seasonal adjustment, the U.S....
FOR HER WORK to save the Rose Island Lighthouse, Charlotte Eschenheimer Johnson will be honored with the 2007 Frederick C. Williamson Professional Leadership Award. /

R.I. historical preservation conference, <br>awards set for April 14 in Pawtucket

The Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission presents The 22nd Annual Statewide Historic Preservation Conference tomorrow, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.,...

Rite Aid posts annual loss of 1¢ per share,<br> raises savings...

CAMP HILL, Pa. – Rite Aid, the nation’s No. 3 drugstore chain, today posted a loss of 1 cent per diluted share for the...

Fed leaning toward rate hike, minutes show

Federal Reserve policymakers – no longer confident that inflation will subside on its own – again are considering raising interest rates, the...
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