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Jobless claims last week hovered around four-decade lows, showing the labor market remains the strongest part of the U.S. economy. more
(Updated 2:53 p.m.) The most popular credit card type in Rhode Island is one that facilitates a balance transfer, according to NerdWallet. more
(Updated 9:52 a.m.) The cost of living in the U.S. excluding food and fuel rose in May, propelled by rising rents. more
The renovation of a historic building at 32 Custom House St. is completed and is fully leased, according to the New York-based development company. more
(Updated 12:50 p.m.) Rhode Island is one of several states facing “muted revenue growth” in 2016, Moody’s Investors Service said Friday in its report “States – US: State Tax Revenues Still Growing, but at a Slower Pace.” more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked among the 10 worst metropolitan areas for small-business growth in the United States, losing 625 small businesses over the four-year period measured by the American City Business Journals. more
(Updated 7:24 p.m.) Passenger traffic increased again at T.F. Green Airport in November, rising 2.4 percent to 308,158 from 300,812 a year ago. Year to date through November, passenger traffic climbed 2.6 percent to 3,363,495 from 3,279,966 during the same time period last year, the R.I. Airport Corp. said Thursday. more
Republicans scrapped a vote on the embattled health care bill Friday as a growing number of Republicans declared they opposed the latest version just a day after President Donald Trump demanded a do-or-die vote on the longtime GOP priority. more
U.S. stocks rallied along with oil prices as investors’ focus turned to the Federal Reserve’s first policy decision and outlook since the U.S. elections. The decision is due on Wednesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed for a seventh straight session. 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
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