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NEW YORK - Burger King is bringing back its 15-cent chicken nugget promotion, battling it out with McDonald’s Corp. over the price of one of the most popular fast-food menu items. Starting … more
December’s disappointing drop in U.S. worker pay may prove to be a temporary bump in the road on the way to bigger increases as the jobless rate falls. more
Susan F. Lusi will continue to serve as superintendent of Providence schools, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza said. more
The consumer price index in the Northeast rose 0.4 percent in December compared with December 2013, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
BOSTON – Massachusetts' total unemployment rate dropped to 4.8 percent, a 0.1 of a percentage point decrease from the February rate, according to the Mass. Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. Over the year, the unemployment rate … more
New residential construction in the U.S. rose more than forecast in December, capping the best year since 2007 and signaling the industry will probably keep expanding this year. more
Rhode Island ranked second among states with mortgages that were delinquent by 90 days or more in January, according to the latest data from Black Knight Financial Services. more
The fewest Americans in almost 15 years filed applications for unemployment benefits during a holiday- shortened week that typically makes the data more volatile. more
Last year was a record-breaker for Washington Trust Bancorp Inc. The company, which released year-end and fourth quarter earnings Wednesday, reported record net income and earnings per share for both the year and the fourth quarter, which its CEO attributes – in part – to its expansion into new markets. more
Last week's release of the change in personal income by state for 2013-14 placed Rhode Island pretty high on the list, No. 16, with a one-year gain of 4.3 percent. But that doesn't quite tell the entire story. In the last decade, the Ocean … more
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