Updated February 28 at 8:42pm
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A zoning change paving the way for construction of a 17-story hotel and apartment tower on Federal Hill may be wiped off the map even faster than it was granted. more
An index of Rhode Island’s leading economic indicators increased 0.6 percent in August over July to 128.3. more
Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc plans to remove its U.S. unit Citizens Financial Group Inc. from its balance sheet this year in one or two more share sales. more
(Updated 10:35 a.m. and 11 a.m.)Brown University may have had the largest endowment out of colleges and universities in Rhode Island in fiscal 2014, but Salve Regina University had the largest percentage gain at 17.3 percent. more
(Updated, 5:12 p.m.) Rhode Island’s unemployment rate dropped to 8.3 percent in April from 8.7 in March, according to seasonally adjusted data provided by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. The U.S. unemployment rate dipped to 6.3 percent in April from 6.7 percent in March. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate remained the highest of all New England states in November, but also experienced the greatest percentage point decline over the year. more
(Updated 8:49 a.m. to reflect corrected U.S. Airways numbers)January passenger traffic increased at T.F. Green Airport for the first time in three years, with passenger counts at nearly 2 percent more than January 2014’s figures. more
Rhode Island landed in the top 20 for the number of construction jobs it added year-over-year in November, and from October to November, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Rhode Island’s top transportation official has dealt a potentially fatal blow to the campaign to raise the height of a planned Providence River pedestrian bridge and extend a riverwalk through the former Interstate 195 land. more
Passenger traffic declined in September at T.F. Green Airport, registering 297,077 travelers, a drop of nearly 6 percent compared with September 2013, according to the latest report released by the R.I. Airport Corporation. more
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