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Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo called on more than 80 invited business people Tuesday night at the “Jobs Summit” to marshal the “palpable” energy and optimism in the room and do the “work” of isolating action steps toward future policy decisions. more
Personal finance site NerdWallet has determined that same-sex weddings will add $9 million to Rhode Island’s economy annually. more
Rhode Island’s economic outlook ranked No. 41 among the 50 U.S. states according to the 2014 ALEC-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index released Tuesday by the American Legislative Exchange Council. Rhode Island’s ranking at No. 41 in the 2014 report was an improvement over last year, when the Ocean State landed at No. 45. more
The Buffalo Bills have announced a multi-year partnership with Benrus, a military-inspired lifestyle brand headed by former Alex and Ani CEO Giovanni Feroce. more
United Airlines had the second-highest number of consumer complaints of the 12 largest airline carriers in the country last year, while Southwest Airlines had the second-fewest, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. more
The $220 million South Street Landing project moved forward Wednesday, with one city board authorizing zoning waivers for its eight-story parking garage, while another agency agreed to close-out an outstanding loan on the property. more
Cape Air has been named one of “America’s Best Airlines” in Condé Nast Traveler’s readers’ choice awards. more
The price for a gallon of gasoline averaged $3.53 in Rhode Island for the first three months of 2014, according to an analysis by GasBuddy.com. more
The unemployment rate dropped to 7.4 percent in October, declining two percentage points compared with the year prior, according to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
Charlie Hebdo will print 3 million copies of a special issue of the satirical magazine, depicting the Prophet Muhammad on the cover, a week after an attack at its headquarters left a third of its journalists dead. more
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