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The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose to an all-time high as U.S. stocks added to a rally sparked by speculation Donald Trump’s policies will benefit businesses, with banks surging to the highest level since May 2008. more
Donald Trump heads to Washington on Thursday as president-elect, a step toward taking the reins of a divided nation. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits declined from an almost three-month high ahead of the presidential election, indicating the job market remains competitive for employers. more
The city has acquired 3.5 acres of land at Passeonkquis Cove, to be preserved as open space, Mayor Scott Avedisian announced recently. more
Rhode Islanders working to recover from trauma get a boost in the form of $382,000 in federal grants for mental health services. more
Donald Trump, the financial sector hardly knows ye. more
Voters statewide and in Tiverton appear to have cleared the way for a casino here, but a spokeswoman for the group behind the project said they are awaiting local absentee ballot results before declaring victory. more
Providence residents who voted to approve the $40 million infrastructure bond on Tuesday might be surprised to learn it passed, but won’t be used. more
U.S. stocks were little changed in the aftermath of Donald Trump’s surprise presidential election win, as speculation the Republican will pursue business-friendly policies offset some of the broader uncertainty surrounding his ascent. more
(Updated 3:40 p.m.) Unofficial election results show that House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello lost his District 15 seat in Cranston by 147 votes to Republican challenger Steven Frias, but media outlets are reporting that he is saying he won. more
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