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Brown University admitted the lowest percentage of applicants - 8.5 percent - in its history this week, despite its applicant pool being its third largest ever at 30,397. more
Joe O’Connor, general manager of Rhode Island Public Radio, will leave his position at the end of the month to become general manager of WFAE-FM 90.7 and president of the University Radio Foundation in Charlotte, N.C. more
Charlie Hebdo, the French magazine where shootings today killed at least 12 people, has a long history of bold satire skewering politicians, pop stars and religious fundamentalists of all stripes. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza is inviting residents to ask him questions via Twitter through a “Twitter Town Hall” scheduled for today from 1 to 2 p.m. more
A record 410 people attended the 2015 Providence Business News Book of Lists party, held Jan. 15 at the Providence Public Library. The event included both of Rhode Island’s U.S. representatives, James R. Langevin and David N. Cicilline, among the attendees. more
Helena Foulkes, executive vice president of CVS Health and president of CVS/pharmacy, made it onto Fortune’s “Most Powerful Women” list again. more
Meredith, the 113-year-old Des Moines, Iowa-based publisher of Better Homes and Gardens, Family Circle and Martha Stewart Living, has had chances over the past few years to become the world’s biggest magazine company by combining with most of Time Inc. or buying it outright. more
Brown University regained its ranking as No. 14 in the U.S. News and World Report’s 2016 Best Colleges list released Wednesday, while several schools in the region improved their rankings. more
Verizon Wireless topped the Northeast region for overall wireless network quality, according to the J.D. Power survey released recently. more
Media General Inc. agreed to buy Meredith Corp. in a cash and stock deal valued at about $2.4 billion, the latest in a series of transactions between local broadcasters looking to gain leverage in negotiations with pay-TV providers. more
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