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September 26, 2022
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Today's Top Stories
 
 
     
 
Pfizer seeks to expand omicron-targeted booster shot to kids 5-11
 
Pfizer asked U.S. regulators Monday to expand use of its updated COVID-19 booster …
 
     
 
Five things to know about NASA’s mission to hit an asteroid
 
On Monday, NASA plans to strike an asteroid about seven millions miles from Earth …
 
     
 
2 hurt in 4-car crash on Seekonk highway
 
Massachusetts State Police say four vehicles, including a tractor-trailer, collided …
 
     
 
13 dead, 21 wounded in school shooting in Russia
 
Russia’s Investigative Committee said in statement that seven children were among …
 
     
 
On the Job: Nordson EFD hiring various positions
 
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — 12 News continues to bring you Rhode Island employees …
 
     
 
Jupiter to reach closest point to Earth in 60 years while in opposition: Here’s when to catch rare moment
 
For the first time in nearly 60 years, Jupiter will be as close to Earth as possible …
 
     
 
Cleanup efforts underway in Puerto Rico, Canada
 
The cleanup effort is just beginning for hundreds of thousands of people from Canada …
 
     
     
     
   
   
 
 
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Vigil held in honor of Charlestown murder victim
 
NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (WPRI) — A vigil was held in Narragansett Sunday to honor the life of a Charlestown woman who was killed in a stabbing on Monday. …
 
     
 
Patriots ready to host Ravens in home opener
 
Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m. and the game’s on FOX Providence.
 
     
 
Patriots QB Jones leaves with leg injury after 3rd pick
 
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones hopped off the field, unable to put any weight on his left leg. His third …
 
     
 
Public hearing being held on proposed pay bumps for McKee’s cabinet
 
A public hearing will be held on Monday to discuss Gov. Dan McKee’s proposal for pay raises of up to 43% for his cabinet directors.
 
     
     
     
   
   
 
 
 
Weather Today & 7 Day Forecast
 
 
 
 
 
Weather Now: Mostly Sunny, Breezy and Mild Today
 
 
Weather Now: Mostly Sunny, Breezy and Mild Today
 
Good afternoon. It’s a beautiful September day with mostly sunny skies, breezy winds and falling humidity. Temperatures are running just slightly above normal, with highs in the low to mid 70s. Southwest winds are sustained around 10-15 mph with gusts to 25 mph. Hour by Hour // A look at the next hours’ conditions » New this Morning: A “High Surf Advisory” has been issued for ocean exposed beaches until 8PM tonight, as waves of 5-8 feet are possible. That will lead to a moderate to high risk for dangerous rip currents. On the bay, look for southwest wind gusts to 25 kts and waves of 2-4 feet. Ocean, Bay & Beach // A look at the conditions by the coast » While most of the day is dry and sunny, an upper level disturbance passing overhead will lead to a small chance for a brief, isolated shower after dark. Any showers that do form will clear out quickly for a dry and comfortable night. Lows will cool to the low to mid 50s. Tuesday looks similar to today, with partly to mostly sunny skies, highs in the low 70s and a bit of a breezy southwest wind. HURRICANE IAN Cuba and Florida are bracing for significant impacts from what is now “Hurricane Ian”. The storm strengthened to a hurricane overnight and rapid strengthening is expected to continue today and tonight as Ian makes it’s way to the western part of Cuba. While an impact in Florida looks likely, the eventual timing, intensity and location of landfall is still uncertain. Here’s the latest forecast from the National Hurricane Center. New today–tropical storm and hurricane watches have been issued for the Florida west coast, including a “Hurricane Watch” …
 
 
     
     
   
   
 
     
 
Nice Start to the Work Week, Mild, Breezy and Dry
 
From 12 News Meteorologist Michelle Muscatello, here is your updated 7-Day Forecast: …
 
     
     
     
   
   
 
 
 
12 Sports
 
 
 
 
     
 
Rihanna to headline the next Super Bowl halftime show
 
     
 
Mac Jones limps off the field as Ravens hold off Patriots, 37-26
 
     
 
Wilfork inducted into Patriots HOF
 
     
 
Harvard takes big lead, holds off Brown late to win 35-28
 
     
     
     
   
   
 
 
 
Trending News Today
 
 
 
 
     
 
Rhode Islanders capture light in sky
 
 
     
 
Providence police respond to car in water
 
 
     
 
Car drives into store on Bald Hill Road
 
 
     
 
Town ‘very concerned’ as owner plans demolition of Belton Court mansion
 
 
     
 
Hurricane Ian nears Cuba on path to strike Florida as Cat 4
 
 
     
 
 
Today on The Rhode Show
 
 
 
 
     
 
Walk to support the Alzheimer’s Association of RI
 
 
     
 
In the Kitchen: Enchiladas
 
 
     
 
Moving forward at William M. Davies Jr Career and Technical High School
 
 
     
 
September is ‘National Childhood Cancer nd Sickle Cell Awareness Month’
 
 
     
 
What keeps business owners in Rhode Island up at night?
 
 
     
 
Having fun with hoverboards!
 
 
     
     
     
   
   
 
 
 
Who To Know - Local Businesses and Their Stories
 
 
 
 
     
 
Who To Know: Masonic Grand Lodge of Rhode Island
 
Freemasonry is a fraternity of men who are proud to be known as Masons. With over …
 
     
 
Who To Know: Rivers of Hope
 
Rivers of Hope is a family oriented, culturally diverse, community-based organization …
 
     
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