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A waterfront house in Rhode Island was selected by website visitors on HGTV’s “Ultimate House Hunt” as the favorite option in the “Tiny Homes” category. more
PROVIDENCE – The Housing Network of Rhode Island and city of Providence have launched a new down-payment and closing-cost assistance program for low-income home buyers. more
Both Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory rate and serious delinquency rate exceeded national rates in June, according to data released this week by CoreLogic. more
Record-high egg prices in the U.S. are forcing restaurants to get creative with their advertisements. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island decreased 8 cents from last week, and fell 6 cents in Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast. more
The heyday of worker productivity in the U.S. may have passed. Employee output per hour rose at a 1.3 percent annualized rate from April through June, following declines of 1.1 percent in the first quarter and 2.2 percent in the last three months of 2014, a Labor Department report showed Tuesday in Washington. more
Leonard Lardaro said Rhode Island’s economy showed more strength in June, and appears to be transitioning to a more rapid rate of economic growth. more
To see why robots aren’t going to wipe out everyone’s job anytime soon, look no further than the annoyed and bewildered customers confronting store self-checkout units squawking, “Unexpected item in bagging area” and “Help is on the way.” more
Rhode Island will partner with the Brookings Institution, one of the nation’s most prominent public policy organizations, to identify economic development initiatives and industries that have the most potential to strengthen the economy. more
It’s been almost 20 months since Janet Yellen became chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve, long enough to start drawing conclusions about her performance. Here’s the early line: She’s doing a great job. more
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