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Ocean State gasoline prices are now more than $2 for the first time since early January, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
Betsy Wall, a month into her job as chief marketing officer for R.I. Commerce Corp., turned in her resignation Friday, a casualty of the flawed rollout of the state’s new tourism and economic development program. Along with Wall, the new slogan, “Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer,” was dropped from the campaign. more
United Natural Foods Inc. has acquired Nor-Cal Produce Inc. and an affiliated entity for approximately $68.6 million, UNFI said this week. more
General Growth Properties Inc. paid CEO Sandeep Mathrani $39.2 million in 2015, mostly in a stock award that will vest in 2020. more
Employment in the U.S. climbed and wages picked up in March, signs of labor-market durability in the face of lethargic global growth. more
A $12 million project to improve pedestrian access along portions of North and South Main Streets downtown is expected to begin in early April, the R.I. Department of Transportation said Thursday. more
Consumer comfort declined last week to a three-month low as Americans’ attitudes about the economy and their financial prospects deteriorated. more
The number of applications for unemployment benefits in the U.S. climbed last week to a two-month high, a sign of more moderate labor market progress. more
The U.S. economy will probably be strong enough to justify two Federal Reserve interest-rate increases in 2016, said Chicago Fed President Charles Evans. more
FM Global on Wednesday announced 2015 profit and revenue both fell while its surplus grew to $11 billion. more
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