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Brown University received 30,360 applications for its Class of 2019, with record numbers of minority and international applicants, according to the Office of College Admission. more
Mondelez International Inc. plans to introduce red velvet Oreos, the cookie brand’s second departure from chocolate in more than 100 years, in a bid to win over foodies and cupcake fanatics. more
Rhode Island defeated a legal challenge from OppenheimerFunds Inc. to its plan to sell $594 million of debt backed by payments from tobacco companies that agreed in 1998 to reimburse states for expenses associated with smoking-related illnesses. more
For the sixth consecutive week, the retail price of gasoline fell in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, according to AAA Southern New England. more
European stocks advanced for a third day, extending their highest level since 2008, amid investor expectations the European Central Bank will announce a plan for quantitative easing this week. more
Sources confirmed Friday that Cape Wind Associates LLC has ended payments and an existing lease agreement option with Quonset Business Park in North Kingstown. more
The consumer price index in the Northeast rose 0.4 percent in December compared with December 2013, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Jamia R. McDonald has been appointed chief strategy officer for the R.I. Executive Office of Health and Human Services, according to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
Rhode Island is receiving more than $328,000 this year from the U.S. Department of Labor under a layoff prevention law established by Congress in 2012 through the efforts of U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed. more
The cost of living in the U.S. declined in December by the most in six years, reflecting a plunge in energy costs that’s keeping inflation from rising toward the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
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