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August “arrived with a bang for Rhode Island,” according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. more
What if the National Rifle Association is right that the no-fly list shouldn’t be used for denying people guns, as President Barack Obama has urged and Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has said … more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate continues to dip, with a June drop of a tenth of a percentage point to 5.9 percent compared with May, according to the state Department of Labor and Training. more
Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc, Britain’s largest taxpayer-owned lender, posted a seventh straight annual loss after writing down its U.S. unit and forecast higher restructuring costs as it shrinks its investment bank. more
The U.S. economy looks set to come out of its soft patch just as the labor market entered one of its own. more
Gasoline prices increased 4 cents in Rhode Island, and 3 cents in Massachusetts, from last week, according to AAA Northeast. more
The R.I. Department of Transportation and Amtrak on Monday announced the start of a $41 million South County train track and station enhancement project aimed at benefiting train operations in the Northeast and long-term transit planning for the state. more
Rhode Island took a step backward in 2015, according to the latest report from the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity, which cited 99 “negative” bills that became law that year, offsetting 22 “positive” pieces of legislation. more
Oil supplies are abundant. America’s refiners are running the hardest in 10 years. So why isn’t the country awash in gasoline? more
Rhode Island has recovered 58 percent of the 39,800 jobs lost during the recession as of February, according to information released this week from the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
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