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Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William C. Dudley said the pace of interest-rate increases is likely to be “shallow” once the Fed starts to tighten, and recent economic weakness probably won’t persist. more
Manufacturing employment in Rhode Island rose 1.5 percent in 2014, a contrast to losses suffered by most of New England and the Northeast, according to the 2015 Rhode Island Manufacturers Register published by Manufacturers’ News Inc. more
Three of the country’s 50 most amazing college museums are in Rhode Island – Brown University’s Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, the Rhode Island School of Design museum and the U.S. Naval War College museum. more
Gasoline prices are unchanged from last week in Rhode Island, but they rose 1 cent in Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast’s weekly survey of gasoline prices. more
Rhode Island’s request for a major disaster declaration after the Jan. 26 blizzard has been granted by President Barack Obama. more
(Updated 1:49 p.m.) Chris Ciunci, CEO of TribalVision LLC, has been recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration as one of this year’s Small Business Person of the Year winners. more
Blake Mitkoff, a culinary arts and food service management major from the Charlotte, N.C., campus, came in first place at Johnson & Wales University’s fourth annual “SharkFest” student entrepreneurship competition last week for “ChefBook,” an online service for customers who need chefs for private or temporary on-site work. more
Rhode Island has the highest vehicle property taxes in the nation at an average of $1,133, according to WalletHub’s latest survey of the highest and lowest property taxes in 2015. more
The U.S. economy looks set to come out of its soft patch just as the labor market entered one of its own. more
Only one of every 17 cents coming from state car registration fees and gas taxes actually goes toward maintenance of Rhode Island’s bridges, a Roger Williams University scholar has found. more
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