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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
Rhode Island’s capital city is among the most overpriced cities in the country, according to Forbes. more
Ten journalists from the United States, Israel and El Salvador have received fellowships to attend the Metcalf Institute for Marine & Environmental Reporting’s 16th annual science workshop for journalists. more
Don Pardo, the often heard, rarely seen announcer of the NBC television network for six decades, whose baritone voice was part of long-running shows such as “The Price is Right,” “Jeopardy!” and “Saturday Night Live,” has died. He was 96. more
Layoffs announced last year at the Providence Journal were completed Wednesday with the departure of 12 copy desk employees. more
Rhode Island ranked 39th in terms of financial literacy, the lowest among the New England states, according to the latest survey by WalletHub, which rated the states and the District of Columbia on financial-education programs and consumer habits. more
Red Sox owner John W. Henry, who purchased The Boston Globe and the Worcester Telegram & Gazette from The New York Times Co. for $70 million last year, has sold the Telegram & Gazette to Halifax Media Group of Dayton Beach, Fla., the paper reported Wednesday. more
The new owner of the Providence Journal reported third-quarter earnings on Thursday, showing total revenue of $165.1 million, an increase of 31 percent year over year, driven by classified print and preprint revenue. more
Discovery Communications Inc. is seeking to purchase control of The Hub from partner Hasbro Inc. and rename the children’s TV network Discovery Family to attract a wider audience, two people familiar with the plan said. more
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