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Federal Reserve officials left interest rates unchanged while acknowledging rising confidence among consumers and businesses following Donald Trump’s election victory. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 156th out of 358 metros in the United States for its 1 percent construction job growth in December compared with December 2015, the Associated General Contractors of America said Wednesday. more
Fidelity Charitable on Wednesday said it made a record $3.5 billion in grants on behalf of its donors last year, a 15 percent increase compared with 2015. more
Manufacturing growth accelerated in January for a fifth consecutive month on stronger orders and production that signal America’s factories are rebounding. more
Economics became a spectator sport in the "Freakonomics" era, and these days all eyes are on Massachusetts, a state that increased its minimum wage and still achieved one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country. What's its secret? more
Bank of America Corp., which has said it will stop offering commission-based retirement accounts as it prepares for new regulations, also plans to more clearly disclose fees that clients pay to the firm’s 14,000 financial advisers. more
Thanks to the Sprint 1Million Project, 250 Providence public high school students received free mobile devices and wireless service. more
Cox WiFi is available in downtown Westerly for Cox high-speed internet customers. more
A new digital forensics lab opened recently at Salve Regina University, providing more hands-on training for future cybersecurity and digital forensics professionals. more
Mary Gervais, brand manager, Toray Plastics (America) Inc., talks about some of the new products recently launched by the manufacturer. Gervais, who joined Toray in 2009, was appointed brand manager in 2015. more
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