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Personal income in Rhode Island rose eight-tenths of a percent in the first quarter, after increasing 1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to a report released Tuesday by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. more
The federal Environmental Protection Agency has given out “Superfund Excellence in Site Re-use” awards for projects that installed solar energy farms at former landfills in Massachusetts. more
AS220 and the city of Providence are among 90 finalists for grants from ArtPlace America, which received 1,283 applications. more
The annual revision of labor force statistics conducted recently showed that the number of unemployed residents was overestimated every month in 2014 by an average of 1,830, according to the state Department of Labor and Training. more
The index of U.S. leading indicators rose in November for a third straight month, a sign the economy is gaining traction heading into 2015. more
Verve, Inc., the producer of Glee Gum and Make Your Own Candy Kits, won a Summer 2014 People & Planet Award from Green America, and will spend the prize money on a fall gift to teachers. more
New England’s unemployment rate was unchanged in August at 5.9 percent, but Rhode Island still had the highest jobless rate among the six states at 7.7 percent. more
Approximately 900 counties had poverty rates for school-age children that were statistically lower than the national average of 20.8 percent, and four of Rhode Island’s five counties fell into that category, according to recently released data from the U.S. Census Bureau. more
The unemployment rate for November dropped three-tenths of a percentage point to 7.1 percent from 7.4 percent a month ago, according to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
Eighteen fewer foreclosure deeds were filed in Rhode Island in the third quarter compared with the same period last year, according to HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University. more
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