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August 12, 2022
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Today's Top Stories
 
 
     
 
Author Salman Rushdie attacked on lecture stage in New York
 
Author Salman Rushdie has been attacked as he was about to give a lecture in western …
 
     
 
Trump home search: Judge deciding on unsealing the warrant
 
A federal judge will decide soon whether to grant the Department of Justice’s request …
 
     
 
Polio detected in NYC’s sewage, suggesting virus circulating
 
Health officials say the virus that causes polio has been detected in New York City’s …
 
     
 
J&J to end sales of baby powder with talc globally next year
 
Johnson & Johnson is pulling baby powder containing talc worldwide next year after …
 
     
 
Anne Heche ‘not expected to survive’ after car crash, rep says
 
Actor Anne Heche “is not expected to survive” after a fiery car crash left her in …
 
     
 
New York scraps word ‘inmate’ in state law
 
New York has amended several state laws to remove the word “inmate” and replace it …
 
     
 
Middleboro advances to Little League World Series
 
Middleboro defeated Bangor East 10-1 Thursday afternoon to win the New England Regionals …
 
     
     
     
   
   
 
 
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Local News
 
 
 
 
     
 
RI officials break ground on Tidewater Landing project
 
A controversial project in Pawtucket is taking a major step forward Friday morning.
 
     
 
Historic Newport diner set to close this weekend
 
A historic Newport diner is preparing to close its doors for good this weekend.
 
     
 
Late FG gives Giants 23-21 victory over Patriots
 
Graham Gano hit a 24-yard field goal as time expired, Daniel Jones was solid in limited work and the New York Giants beat the New England Patriots …
 
     
 
Whale carcass washes ashore in Charlestown
 
The DEM said the minke whale was discovered along East Beach near the Charlestown Breachway.
 
     
     
     
   
   
 
 
 
Weather Today & 7 Day Forecast
 
 
 
 
 
Weather Now:  Comfortable Temperatures, Low Humidity Next Few Days
 
 
Weather Now: Comfortable Temperatures, Low Humidity Next Few Days
 
Good afternoon. We have a pleasant stretch of weather ahead today through the weekend with low humidity, comfortable temperatures and generally dry skies. Dew points have been dropping early this morning, with much drier air moving in. Dew points in the 50s over the next several days will give the air the feel of early Fall. Under partly to mostly sunny skies, it’s a beautiful afternoon. Highs temperatures are warmer than yesterday, back into the low 80s inland. Hour by Hour // A look at the next hours’ conditions » At the Beach: Partly sunny skies and upper 70s are expected along the shore today, with light north and northeast winds at 5-10 mph. Ocean, Bay & Beach // A look at the conditions by the coast » While most of the day is dry, there is a small chance for a brief, isolated shower or even a rumble of thunder in the late afternoon and early evening. Most of the region remains dry. Any isolated showers diminish after sunset, but skies remain partly to mostly cloudy tonight. It will be a cooler night with comfortable sleeping conditions. Late night lows dip to the upper 50s to low 60s THIS WEEKEND: Low Humidity, Mostly Dry Clouds and sun mix on Saturday with temperatures running a little below normal with highs 75-80. There is a small chance for another isolated shower Saturday, but like today, most of the region remains dry. Sunday ends up warmer and brighter with highs in the low 80s. Beach temperatures this weekend will be in the mid to upper 70s. Detailed 7-Day Forecast | Weather Now | Radar | Hour-by-Hour | Ocean, Bay & Beach | Weather Blog | Pinpoint Traffic | Flight Tracker | Severe Weather | Active Weather Alerts | Closings and Delays | …
 
 
     
     
   
   
 
     
 
Partly Sunny, Low Humidity This Weekend
 
From 12 News Meteorologist Michelle Muscatello here is your updated 7-Day Forecast: …
 
     
     
     
   
   
 
 
 
12 Sports
 
 
 
 
     
 
Patriots, Giants kick off preseason Thursday night
 
     
 
Russell’s No. 6 being retired across NBA, a 1st for league
 
     
 
Patriots RB James White announces retirement
 
     
 
Robinson-O’Hagan coming off U20 Shot Put World Title, set for Ole Miss
 
     
     
     
   
   
 
 
 
Trending News Today
 
 
 
 
     
 
Police find $500K worth of meth in Pawtucket apartment
 
 
     
 
Police: Man drove around city with woman stuck to car hood
 
 
     
 
Police find missing 12-year-old girl
 
 
     
 
Providence police captain charged with assault in head-slam incident
 
 
     
 
Driver cited in crash that killed beloved gardener
 
 
     
 
 
Today on The Rhode Show
 
 
 
 
     
 
Round-Up: Have you Quit a Job?
 
 
     
 
In the Kitchen: Summer Tomato & Melon Salad
 
 
     
 
Rhode Show Rewind: August 12
 
 
     
 
On the Rhode: Summer at Ocean House
 
 
     
 
WaterFire celebrates communities of color
 
 
     
 
Eye on RI: celebrate local artists
 
 
     
     
     
   
   
 
 
 
Who To Know - Local Businesses and Their Stories
 
 
 
 
     
 
Who To Know: A Reiki World
 
A Reiki World offers reiki treatment and classes to help reduce stress, and promote …
 
     
 
Who To Know: Seekonk Precision Tools
 
At Seekonk Precision Tools, all their products are made in Seekonk, Massachusetts. …
 
     
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