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Payrolls climbed in May by the most in five months and worker pay accelerated, showing companies were upbeat about the U.S. economy’s prospects after an early-year slump. more
Rhode Island ranked 16th for its 2.1 percent increase in export growth for the first three months of the year, according to e-forecasting.com. more
What he’s got: Local, state, and federal governing experience as a former Rhode Island mayor, governor, and U.S. senator; party loyalties that have run the gamut from Republican to independent to Democrat; despite those shifting affiliations, a consistently liberal record on domestic and foreign policy; a patrician pedigree and demeanor, an idiosyncratic biography (after schooling at Andover and Brown, he moved to Montana to learn horseshoeing and spent years working at racetracks as a farrier), and a dry, wry Yankee wit. more
Cardinal Health Inc. said it will buy the Harvard Drug Group from Court Square Capital Partners for $1.15 billion to increase its distribution of generic drugs. more
In the short run, a hit to Americans’ wallets is trumping the benefits of an improving job market. more
Providence has proposed two standardized tax incentive programs for development in the Interstate 195 corridor, including one that would defer full taxes for projects of at least $10 million for 13 years. more
CVS Health Corp. may have fallen out of the top 10 on the Reputation Institute’s 2015 list of the most reputable retail companies, but the research firm expects its reputation will change for the better due to new initiatives. more
If Boston is selected as the host city for the 2024 Olympic summer games, New Bedford will host Olympic and Paralympic sailing on Buzzards Bay. more
The Providence-New Bedford-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 34th out of 40 metropolitan areas for startup activity, an improvement of four spots from last year, according to the 2015 Kauffman Index. more
The slowest going in 13 months for service providers including retailers and restaurants indicates a weaker pace for the U.S. recovery from a first-quarter contraction. more
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