Updated September 30 at 6:30pm
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Despite being home to the nation’s oldest Fourth of July celebration in Bristol, Rhode Island, for the second year in a row, is considered one of the least patriotic states. more
Rhode Island tied with Arkansas for the fourth-highest percentage of late mortgages in the United States at 2.1 percent, according to Black Knight Financial Services. more
Providence is one of the least safe cities for driving in the U.S., according to Allstate Corp., which released its 12th annual America’s Best Drivers report on Tuesday in time for the Independence Day weekend. more
A week’s evidence that the U.S. economy’s ill health has been overstated and dovish talk from the Federal Reserve combined to briefly catapult the S&P 500 Index above its May 2015 record close, leaving stocks on the brink of ending their longest drought of the bull market. more
A standardized tax stabilization agreement that could attract developers to the largely untouched City Centre Warwick district has the support of the city’s leaders, according to an announcement Wednesday. more
Not long after The New York Times featured a rehabilitated Federal-style home in its Wednesday real estate section, three homes in Bristol are getting national exposure in the Wall St. Journal. more
The foreclosure rate in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area was 1.52 percent in April, a drop of 0.15 percentage points compared with April 2015, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
A pair of better than expected non-farm payrolls reports affirms that the U.S. economy doesn't have a new problem, that is, a rapid slowdown in job growth — just the same old one: sluggish productivity. more
Ocean State Job Lot will receive $7.8 million in state assistance to expand its distribution and logistics center at Quonset Business Park, if it moves ahead with the planned $49.1 million facility and creates more than 100 new jobs. more
U.S. stocks tumbled, joining a worldwide selloff with the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping more than 350 points, as the U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union fanned speculation that a divided Europe would put another brake on already fragile global growth. more
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