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Rhode Island ranked 13th among the 50 states for its 1.5 percent year-over-year export growth for the first five months of the year, according to e-forecasting.com.

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Prov.-Warwick metro lost construction jobs in June

The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area ranked 263rd out of 358 metropolitan areas nationwide for its lack of construction job growth in June, according to the Associated General Contractors of … 2 hours ago

DOR: Hotel, meal and beverage tax collections climb in May

Hotel tax collections increased 11.7 percent year over year in May, and meal and beverage tax collections rose 10.7 percent, the state Department of Revenue said this week. 3 hours ago

R.I. single-family home sales rise 8% in 2Q

Single-family home sales rose 8 percent from April through June compared with the same time period last year, according to the Rhode Island Association of Realtors, which said the data shows that the … 4 hours ago

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Karim B. Boughida has been appointed dean of University Libraries at the University of Rhode Island. He joins URI from George Washington University, where he served as the associate university …
Rhode Island again had the highest jobless rate in June among the New England states at 5.9 percent, overtaking Connecticut, which briefly held the top spot for four months, according to data from …
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