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Travel conditions will deteriorate north and west of Interstate 95 from Virginia to New England as snow from a powerful storm moves up the U.S. East Coast tomorrow on the eve of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. more
More Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, a sign of lingering holiday turnover. more
Rhode Island single-family home sales fell 2.7 percent in July compared with the same period in 2013, the Rhode Island Association of Realtors said Wednesday. more
The Champlin Foundations awarded the University of Rhode Island three grants totaling $421,795 to purchase high-tech equipment to advance education and student learning. more
State hotel tax collections showed “solid growth” during the first five months of the fiscal year, and “positive growth” year over year, state Director of Revenue Rosemary Booth Gallogly said. more
U.S. trade with the 11 other countries participating in the U.S. Trans-Pacific Partnership supported more than 52,000 jobs in Rhode Island in 2013, according to data from the Business Roundtable, an association of CEOs. more
The R.I. Department of Transportation and Amtrak on Monday announced the start of a $41 million South County train track and station enhancement project aimed at benefiting train operations in the Northeast and long-term transit planning for the state. more
More than five years into the economic expansion, the signs that economists look for to herald the pickup in pay that has long eluded American workers are starting to emerge. more
If you have news you would like considered for publication, email real estate reporter Mary MacDonald at MacDonald@PBN.com. Include the news details as well as contact information for follow-up. more
Rhode Island “has had a rough time since the Great Recession” and as a result, it landed in the bottom 10 in a listing of state economies by Business Insider. more
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