Updated December 1 at 4:01pm
Economic Activity
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An interactive map from The New York Times shows where people living in a state were born. In 2012, 57 percent of Rhode Islanders were born in the Ocean State, compared with 64 percent in 1950 and 51 percent in 1900. more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area ranked 263rd out of 358 metropolitan areas nationwide for its lack of construction job growth in June, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
A malfunctioning mail-sorting machine caused social security numbers of as many as 832 unemployment insurance customers to be misdirected and sent to the wrong employers or customers. more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area ranked 250th out of 358 metropolitan areas nationwide for its 3 percent construction job loss in September compared with September 2014. more
Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory was unchanged from September to October at 1.8 percent, but the Ocean State had fewer foreclosures compared with October 2013’s numbers, according to data firm CoreLogic. more
The Quonset Business Park now employs more than 10,000 people, a milestone celebrated on Monday at the former naval air station by Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee and other state and congressional leaders. more
Rhode Island ranked 15th among states in overall health in America’s Health Rankings. The Ocean State moved up four spots, according to the annual survey which is in its 25th year and is administered by the UnitedHealth Foundation. more
Applications are being accepted for the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition, which is expected to award approximately $200,000 to winners and finalists in May. more
The Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership will receive a $750,000 federal grant for its work in making the state’s manufacturing industry more competitive and innovative. more
United Natural Foods Inc. reported an increase in sales and profit in its fiscal third quarter, but the company fell short of analysts’ estimates. more
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