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Rhode Island’s No. 44 ranking on the 2017 State Business Tax Climate Index, released this week by the Tax Foundation, makes it one of the least competitive states when it comes to tax code structure. more
U.S. stocks fell in the worst selloff since Britain voted to leave the European Union, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling almost 400 points after a Federal Reserve official signaled more willingness to raise interest rates. more
Companies boosted payrolls in December by the most in a year, indicating the U.S. job market had momentum as 2015 came to a close, according to a private report based on payrolls. more
(Updated 2:07 p.m.) Coast to Coast Fulfillment Inc. plans to open a second warehouse and distribution center in Sante Fe Springs, Calif., on Thursday. more
The Rhode Island Foundation said nonprofits serving Newport County’s six communities have until Feb. 18 to apply for more than $250,000 in grants. more
Lincoln Woods State Park, with nearly 1 million in visitors each year, will receive a new “green” pavilion as part of a $5.3 million project. more
Forty organizations serving the needs of Newport County residents will share $259,000 from the Rhode Island Foundation’s Newport County Fund, the organization said Thursday. more
Rhode Island’s CollegeBound Saver program netted a Silver rating and its CollegeBound 529 a Bronze from Morningstar, a research firm that tracks investment offerings, in its 2016 list of the best 529 plans. more
With crude oil prices at levels not seen since 2003, gasoline prices in the region continued to drop. The average price of self-serve, unleaded regular gas in Rhode Island hit $1.94 per gallon this week, 5 cents less than the price a week ago, said AAA Northeast. more
Teespring has closed its Davol Square office, marking the last phase of a restructuring that began over the summer, a company spokeswoman said Monday. more
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