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East Providence is emerging as a hot spot for medical-office buildings, according to real estate professionals, for reasons centered on location, cost and ease of development. Proximity to major hospital centers in Providence and easy … more
Is it better to see wages go up or see more jobs created? It's a question that many in Rhode Island could be asking themselves these days. The most recent County Employment and Wages report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics puts … more
WARWICK – Norwegian Air Shuttle has announced it will begin service from T.F. Green Airport to Bergen, Norway, beginning in July, WJAR-TV NBC 10 reported March 7. The airline will also fly between Bergen and Stewart International Airport … more
PROVIDENCE – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island experienced a $35 million loss in 2016. Citing information from its annual filing to the R.I. Department of Business Regulation, the insurer attributed the loss to increased use of … more
Rhode Island had the fourth-highest percentage of mortgaged homes in negative equity in the fourth quarter at 10 percent, CoreLogic said Thursday. more
The Providence Public Library wants to update the facade of its 1954 Empire Street addition by mounting a series of LED-mesh screens on two sides of the structure. more
(Updated, 4:10 p.m.) The seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate in Rhode Island fell to 4.7 percent in January, a decrease of 0.2 percentage points from December and a 0.7 percentage point decline from the January 2016 rate, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training said Thursday. more
International Game Technology PLC reported profit of $264.2 million, or $1.05 per diluted share, in 2016, reversing a loss of $55.9 million, or 39 cents per diluted share in 2015, boosted by growth in lottery service revenue. more
Rhode Island was ranked as one of the top 10 states in the nation for having the least problems with drunken driving. more
Applications for U.S. jobless benefits rebounded last week from a 44-year low, returning to a range that still shows strength in the labor market. more
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