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U.S. economic outlook is bleaker, analysts say

The U.S. economic outlook is dimming as rising gasoline prices, falling home values and a shrinking job market combine to squeeze consumers, according to...
PROVIDENCE FRUIT & PRODUCE  had 71 loading bays along its 965-foot length when it was built  in 1929 for $1 million. The warehouse later was pared to 64 bays and 810 feet. /

PPS lists 11 Most Endangered Properties

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Preservation Society has announced its 2007 Most Endangered Properties List. Among the 11 properties named are five past and present...
THE INITIATIVE will "ensure the state's ability to support life science progress from the idea stage through the production stage," said Gov. Deval Patrick, who announced the 10-year, $1B plan in a speech yesterday at BIO 2007. /

Patrick unveils 10-year, $1B plan<br> to boost life sciences in Mass.

BOSTON – Gov. Deval Patrick yesterday unveiled a 10-year “Massachusetts Life Science Strategy” that aims to make the state the global leader in life...

10 journalists receive environmental fellowships

NARRAGANSETT – The Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting has selected 10 reporters from around the country to receive its Annual Workshop for...
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ATC acquires Lincoln Environmental

SMITHFIELD – Lincoln Environmental Inc.’s operating assets have been acquired by ATC Group Services Inc. of Woburn, Mass., doing business as ATC Associates Inc....
THE MARCH RATIO of 1.14 means wholesalers had 1.14 months of goods on hand at the current sales pace.  /

U.S. wholesale sales outpace inventories

WASHINGTON – Seasonally adjusted sales at merchant wholesalers, excluding manufacturers’ branches and offices, increased in March to 1.8 percent above the February level and...

World Bank says Wolfowitz broke ethics rules

World Bank directors have ruled that President Paul Wolfowitz, 63, violated ethics rules in arranging a pay raise for his companion, communications officer Shaha...
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Clear Channel shareholder vote set for May 22

SAN ANTONIO – Clear Channel Communications Inc. (NYSE: CCU) has postponed until Tuesday, May 22, its special shareholder meeting on the takeover bid from...
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Tiffany & Co. targets Providence Place

NEW YORK – Luxury goods merchant Tiffany & Co. today announced plans for a 5,100-square-foot store at Providence Place, which it plans to open...

‘Providence Tomorrow’ hearing delayed to May 16

PROVIDENCE – The City Plan Commission has delayed its public hearing on “Providence Tomorrow: The Interim Comprehensive Plan” until 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May...
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