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Rhode Island again had the highest jobless rate in June among the New England states at 5.9 percent, overtaking Connecticut, which briefly held the top spot for four months, according to data from the state Department of Labor and Training. more
One hundred dollars stretches farther in Rhode Island than in Washington, D.C. or Hawaii. more
It didn’t come as a surprise to Twin River officials that plans for a casino in New Bedford fell through, according to a spokeswoman for Twin River Management Group. more
The index of U.S. leading economic indicators increased more than forecast in June as historically low borrowing costs and a rebound in housing propelled growth. more
Rhode Island again had the second-highest number of significantly late mortgages in June, according to data released Thursday by Black Knight Financial Services. more
The fewest Americans in four decades filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, continuing to unwind an early-July surge that was probably tied to mid-year factory shutdowns and school vacations. more
A real estate investment company based in Palm Beach, Fla., has purchased the Wampanoag Plaza in East Providence. The sale price was not disclosed and the transaction has not been recorded at East Providence City Hall. more
The Micro Lofts at the Providence Arcade recently received national exposure in a publication of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. more
R.I. Kitchen & Bath, based in Warwick, has partnered with Kevin O’Connor, host of the popular PBS series “This Old House,” for a series of home-improvement seminars. more
Only four units remain in the conversion of the former Carey School in Newport to condominiums, including two penthouses. more
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