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The R.I. Commerce Corp. authorized more than $9 million in state development incentives on Monday, including $5.5 million in tax credits for the construction of 160 apartments near the Providence Amtrak and MBTA station and $2.7 million for new construction at the former Louttit Laundry site in the West End. more
The Providence metropolitan area ranked 20th among the 40 largest metropolitan areas in the nation for its year-over-year home price increase of 4.6 percent in February, according to Black Knight Financial Services. more
Gasoline prices continued their downward trend in Massachusetts over the last week, with Rhode Island joining the trend a week after seeing no change in its prices, according to AAA Northeast. more
In Rhode Island, women are paid, on average, 82 cents for every dollar paid to men, amounting to a $9,000 wage gap between women and men, according to an analysis from the National Partnership for Women & Families, a nonprofit advocacy group based in Washington, D.C. more
Stories about lawsuits, free Dunkin’ Donuts coffee, cybersecurity and the Pawtucket Red Sox were among the most-read news stories on PBN.com in 2015, according to Google Analytics. more
Consumer confidence stabilized last week after faltering since mid-October as Americans’ perceptions about the U.S. economy and the buying climate improved. more
Rhode Island remained 48th nationally on the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity’s monthly Jobs & Opportunity Index report in October, and again is the last state in New England on the economic index. more
State and congressional leaders will gather Friday morning at Quonset Business Park to celebrate a sixth record-breaking year for automobile imports at the Port of Davisville last year. more
Macy’s Inc. surged in early trading after making progress in slowing its sales declines and announcing a plan to close 14 percent of its stores to revive profit growth. more
Curious what “how to” questions Rhode Islanders Google more than any other state? more
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