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The U.S. economy grew in the fourth quarter at a faster pace than previously estimated, supported by stronger household spending that’s helping cushion the expansion from weakness overseas. more
U.S. retailers adopting cage-free eggs sooner rather than later could gain a profit advantage over competitors. more
After a prolonged, steady monthly decline, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate leveled off at 5.4 percent in February, unchanged from January, according to the latest report by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
A tax stabilization agreement was signed by Mayor Jorge O. Elorza on Wednesday enabling McInnis Cement USA Inc. to establish its cement distribution facility at the Port of Providence. more
The cash sales share of total home sales in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area decreased nearly 10 percentage points year over year in December, to 22.5 percent, which was lower than the national cash sales share at 33.4 percent, CoreLogic said Thursday. more
Orders for durable goods fell in February for the third time in four months, reflecting a broad-based slowdown that underscores lingering softness in U.S. capital investment. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits last week rose less than economists forecast as the number of dismissals stayed consistent with a firm labor market. more
The New York Yankees again are the most valuable team in baseball, with a net worth of $3.4 billion, Forbes reported on Wednesday more
PVDFest, Rhode Island’s signature outdoor art festival, is returning for a second year June 2 through 5, bringing four days of art, food and music to Providence’s streets. more
Construction has begun on new visitor facilities at George Washington Memorial Campground here. more
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