Updated May 28 at 6:28pm
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Voters here on Tuesday narrowly approved a casino plan for the Brockton Fairgrounds by 143 votes, according to the Brockton Enterprise. more
Sales at U.S. retailers were little changed in April, starting the second quarter on a weak note as Americans remained reluctant to splurge. more
The cash sales share in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area was 32.1 percent in February, an increase of 3.3 percentage points compared with the same period a year ago, according to CoreLogic. more
Margaret Lengerich did not give up after she finished as a semi-finalist in the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition two years ago. more
Royal Ahold NV, owner of Stop & Shop, and Delhaize Group, owner of Hannaford, confirmed they’re in merger talks to potentially create the fifth-biggest U.S. supermarket retailer amid increased competition from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. more
(Updated 4:20 p.m.) The stopover here for the Volvo Ocean Race has impressed a race executive who says he would like to see a repeat visit during the next race in 2017-18. more
(Updated 2:27 p.m.) The Rhode Island Mall is under contract for sale to a Baltimore-based commercial real estate investment company that specializes in revamping distressed and under-performing properties. more
Job openings in the U.S. fell in March from a 14-year high, a sign companies may have held off on posting vacancies amid slowing growth in the first quarter. more
Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory was 1.6 percent in March, a drop of three-tenths of a percentage point compared with the same prior-year period, according to CoreLogic. more
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was suspended four games by the National Football League for his involvement in the deflated-ball controversy that overshadowed the two week run-up to the team’s fourth Super Bowl title. more
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