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Just How Big is the Markup on Movie Theater Food?

We all know that movie-theater food is expensive: The concession stand employees should give you your large Coke before they ring it up, just so you can do a proper spit take when you hear the price. This is just a fact of life we have to accept, like sticky theater floors and shared-armrest jousting. […]Load more...

Noticias del mundo

The WTO Predicts Upturn in World Trade in 2014

Global trade is expected to pick up in 2014 after two years of decline, according to the World Trade Organization. The Organization, based in Geneva, predicts a trade growth of 4.7%, more than double from the previous year. But he warned that only in 2015 will global trade return to the average level of the […]Load more...

Política

Raimondo Rolls Out Part Four of Her Blueprint for Rhode

BRISTOL – Rhode Island has incredible resources — a gorgeous coastline, top-notch restaurants, a thriving arts scene and a rich history — but we are not best utilizing these resources to drive our economy. As we continue to struggle with the highest unemployment rate in the country, we have to take advantage of our state’s […]Load more...

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Mayor Taveras Launches Storefront Improvement Program to Revitalize Building Facades

PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Angel Taveras, joined by local business owners and business leaders, announced the launch of a new storefront improvement program this morning. The program will support the revitalization of building facades and small businesses across Providence. The initiative is one of the steps identified in Mayor Taveras’ 20-point economic development plan, Putting […]Load more...

Política

Lorne Adrain announced his candidacy for Mayor of Providence

Lorne Adrain announces bid for mayor of Providence (Feb. 3, 2014) – Fox Point resident and community leader Lorne Adrain announced his candidacy for Mayor of Providence today at the Friendship Café. In front of family, friends, community leaders and supporters. Adrain said, «Today is about returning potential, possibility and promise to everyone in this […]Load more...