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(Updated 9:36 a.m. with corrected information) Providence legislators on Wednesday denounced a proposed natural gas liquefaction facility project in the capital city, calling on federal regulators to reject enabling permits and for city lawmakers to withhold subsidies. more
Foreclosure petitions increased again in Massachusetts in June, rising 13.1 percent compared with June 2015, The Warren Group said this week. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area was among 228 out of 358 metro areas nationwide that experienced construction-employment growth over the year in June. more
Growth at U.S. service providers cooled in July after reaching a seven-month high, consistent with more measured progress in the economy. more
Public officials and members of the business community on Tuesday broke ground on a new $22 million cement terminal facility at Port of Providence. more
Home prices in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area increased 5.3 percent over the year in June, according to Corelogic. more
Consumer purchases climbed a bit more than anticipated in June, exceeding a gain in incomes that prompted American households to tap into savings. more
Gasoline prices fell 1 cent in Rhode Island and 6 cents in Massachusetts this week, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
McDonald’s Corp. is removing artificial preservatives from Chicken McNuggets, its most popular menu item, in a bid to attract consumers looking for healthier, less processed food. more
A gauge of the dollar held close to its weakest level in a month after traders pushed expectations for a Federal Reserve interest-rate increase out to at least mid-2017. more
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