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(Updated, 1:40 p.m.) The fiscal year of 2014 showed an uptick in hospitality and tourism spending in the Ocean State, as collections for both the 1 percent meal and beverage tax and the 1 percent hotel tax posted increases over fiscal 2013. more
Providence and East Providence received more than $8 million in housing grants, according to a news release from U.S. Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Reps. James R. Langevin and David N. Cicilline. more
Oil traders might see the 27 percent slide in global prices as a bear market. For U.S. consumers, it’s more like an early holiday gift. more
State and local officials celebrated the completion of the $2.75 million expansion at the Providence Emergency Operations Center on Wednesday. more
Rhode Island ranks 47th in the country in overall highway performance and cost effectiveness in the latest highway report by the nonprofit Reason Foundation. more
Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo called on more than 80 invited business people Tuesday night at the “Jobs Summit” to marshal the “palpable” energy and optimism in the room and do the “work” of isolating action steps toward future policy decisions. more
Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo has indicated her intention to nominate Scott Jensen and Melba Depena to cabinet positions in her incoming administration. more
Wynn Resorts Ltd., the casino company founded by Steve Wynn, was awarded the sole license to operate a casino in the Boston area, beating a rival plan from the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority. more
Officials celebrated the state’s acquisition of Jerimoth Hill, Rhode Island’s highest point at 812 feet, on Wednesday morning. more
Officials will gather Nov. 25 at the Pawtuxet Village Bridge to show their support in advance of Small Business Saturday. more
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