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September 28, 2022
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Foundations for Learning: RI voters to decide on $250M school repair bond
 
In November, Rhode Island voters will be asked if they want to approve another $250 …
 
     
 
South Kingstown schools closed Wednesday after threats
 
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WPRI) — All public schools in South Kingstown are closed Wednesday …
 
     
 
Hurricane Ian nears Florida landfall with 155 mph winds
 
Forecasters say Hurricane Ian has become an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm as …
 
     
 
Weather Now: Dry, Pleasant in Southern New England; Cat 4 Ian Bearing Down on Florida
 
Good morning. All the details on Hurricane Ian’s latest track and impacts are …
 
     
 
Staffing challenges keep closed course road tests in place at RI DMV
 
Closed course road tests are still occurring at the DMV more than two years after …
 
     
 
Police: 13-year-old girl hit by rogue tire in Cranston
 
An investigation is underway after a 13-year-old girl was hit head-on by a rogue tire …
 
     
 
Woonsocket councilors postpone decision to oust mayor amid complaint
 
The Woonsocket City Council stopped short of deciding whether to oust Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt …
 
     
     
     
   
   
 
 
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‘It’s chaos’: Floridians fly north as Hurricane Ian approaches
 
Millions of Floridians are scrambling to get out of Hurricane Ian’s path as the Category 3 storm barrels towards the state.
 
     
 
Providence to offer free WiFi at 11 parks
 
Providence is expanding access to free WiFi in parks citywide thanks in part to funding from the American Rescue Plan Act.
 
     
 
3 contractors charged with stealing thousands in wages
 
The Attorney General’s office said this occurred during the renovation of RISE Prep Mayoral Academy in 2018 and 2019.
 
     
 
Reed seeks more funding to help families with heating bills
 
Winter is right around the corner, and so are those expensive bills to heat and power your home.
 
     
     
     
   
   
 
 
 
Weather Today & 7 Day Forecast
 
 
 
 
 
Weather Now: Quiet Week Ahead; Tracking Hurricane Ian
 
 
Weather Now: Quiet Week Ahead; Tracking Hurricane Ian
 
Good Wednesday Morning… Another nice day ahead with mostly sunny skies. After a cool start early this morning, temperatures will recover to near 70 by afternoon . Temperatures will trend cooler Thursday into Friday and remain dry. Meanwhile, Hurricane Ian continues to draw closer to the west coast of Florida (details below) HURRICANE IAN LATEST: Ian is a major hurricane and is 110 miles southwest of Naples Florida with 120mph sustained winds. Ian is likely to continue to strengthen on Wednesday ...IAN EXPECTED TO CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE, CATASTROPHIC WINDS AND FLOODING IN THE FLORIDA PENINSULA... SUMMARY OF 1100 PM EDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- LOCATION...24.9N 82.9W ABOUT 110 MI...175 KM SW OF NAPLES FLORIDA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...120 MPH...195 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNE OR 15 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...952 MB...28.12 INCHES WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY: The Tropical Storm Watch north of Altamaha Sound to South Santee River is changed to a Tropical Storm Warning. NOW TRACKING // Hurricane Ian » This will be a high impact hurricane for the entire state of Florida as it slows down and moves through the eastern Gulf of Mexico toward the Florida west coast. Ian is expected to make landfall Wednesday night, but the exact location and intensity at landfall is still uncertain. New data is still trending a bit south with an increased risk for landfall near Fort Meyer Florida. The Hurricane Warning has been extended from Tampa Bay down to Maro Island. On this track, Ian would bring significant storm surge flooding (10-12 feet), particularly for …
 
 
     
     
   
   
 
     
 
M.Sunny, Dry Today; Hurricane Ian to Make Landfall This Afternoon
 
From 12 News Meteorologist Michelle Muscatello, here is your updated 7-Day Forecast: …
 
     
     
     
   
   
 
 
 
12 Sports
 
 
 
 
     
 
Mac Jones tight-lipped on status after leg injury
 
     
 
Hometown Hero: Callie Caito, La Salle
 
     
 
Mazzulla: Celtics ‘can’t rush trust’ in wake of Udoka ban
 
     
 
Patriots QB Jones leaves with leg injury after 3rd pick
 
     
     
     
   
   
 
 
 
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Police: Woman driven into river by man she met on dating app
 
 
     
 
WATCH: Bobcat, kitten captured on trail camera
 
 
     
 
McKee calls Kalus a ‘seagull manager’ who is ‘crapping all over the state’
 
 
     
 
I-95 lanes to shift onto new bridge in Providence
 
 
     
 
Photos: Hurricane Ian’s Impacts
 
 
     
 
 
Today on The Rhode Show
 
 
 
 
     
 
Join the American Heart Association as they continue their mission
 
 
     
 
David Boreanez talks SEAL Team success
 
 
     
 
Beware of Student Loan Debt Forgiveness Scams!
 
 
     
 
In the Kitchen: Sugar Pumpkin Tortellini w/Brown Butter Cream
 
 
     
 
Experience an exciting property transformation in Woonsocket
 
 
     
 
In the Kitchen: Niçoise Salad
 
 
     
     
     
   
   
 
 
 
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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