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Twenty-nine percent of all Rhode Island homes were in serious negative equity during the second quarter, the fourth-highest rate in the country, according to a RealtyTrac report released Thursday. more
The Governor’s Workforce Board has awarded a total of $1.1 million in Industry Partnership grants to eight groups with proposals aimed at addressing the skills gap in Rhode Island. 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
Rhode Island again was among the most states with the greatest home price declines in September, according to information released Monday by Black Knight Financial Services’ data and analytics division. 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
Jobless rates were lower in May than a year earlier in 346 of the 387 metropolitan areas, including in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
HealthSource RI’s enrollment numbers continue to grow, with the agency reporting that 7,660 new customers have signed up for the health benefits exchange since Jan. 17. more
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