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Providence jobless rate lags nation’s in Jan.

Unemployment rates were lower in January than a year earlier in 179 of the 369 metropolitan areas nationwide, higher in 156 and unchanged in...

Veri & Assoc. honored for site design

PROVIDENCE – Local landscape architectural firm Veri & Associates has won top honors for site design and landscaping in the National Concrete Masonry Association’s...

Economy shows dark side of ‘ownership society’

For years, President George W. Bush has promoted an “ownership society” that gives citizens a personal stake in their financial health, as affected by...

Dunk completes leasing of new luxury suites

PROVIDENCE – All 18 of the new luxury suites at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center have been leased, and the Dunk already has a waiting...

CVS/Caremark deal may close this week

WOONSOCKET – CVS Corp. (NYSE: CVS) and Nashville-based Caremark Rx Inc. (NYSE: CMX) announced late yesterday that they expect their merger to close by...

UnitedHealth under fire<br> from Carcieri, AMA

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Donald L. Carcieri Tuesday expressed “serious concerns” about United HealthCare of New England’s planned payment of a $36.8 million extraordinary dividend...

Banks tightening credit, with or without Fed

WASHINGTON – Though the Federal Reserve left off raising interest rates in August, standing pat at its meetings since then, banks have continued to...

Ivy Film Festival partners with OSTN

PROVIDENCE – The Ivy Film Festival today announced it has renewed its partnership with the Open Student Television Network. The Ivy Film Festival is now...

Mass. housing sales slow in February

BOSTON – The Massachusetts housing market slowed last month after rising in January for the first time in two years, The Warren Group reported...

Im-aj reaps more honors <br>for Crossroads, R.I. Housing PSAs

RICHMOND – The public service advertising campaigns developed by Im-aj Communications & Design Inc. for Rhode Island Housing and Crossroads Rhode Island have been...

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