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The state’s 5 percent hotel tax collections increased year over year for August, but is rising at a slower rate than it did a year ago, according to the R.I. Department of Revenue’s latest report.
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Money Magazine: Citizens ranks best for convenience

Citizens Bank has been named one of the nation’s best banks for the second year in a row, according to Money Magazine’s 2014 list of “The Best Banks in America.” 4 hours ago

Energy Efficiency Program Plan approved for R.I.

The state Public Utilities Commission unanimously approved the 2015-2017 Energy Efficiency Program Plan for Rhode Island on Thursday. 4 hours ago

Capital Properties posts increase in profit, revenue

Capital Properties reported Friday third-quarter net income of $448,000, or 7 cents a share, compared to a loss of $65,000, or 1 cent a share, for the same three-month period in 2013. 4 hours ago

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