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August 26, 2022
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Puerto Rico government to probe clashes at protest
 
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s governor on Friday said all aggressive …
 
     
 
Former North Kingstown coach Aaron Thomas pleads not guilty in ‘naked fat test’ case
 
Former students have accused Aaron Thomas of getting them to strip naked alone behind …
 
     
 
Moderna sues Pfizer-BioNTech over COVID-19 vaccine patents
 
Moderna said Friday it is suing Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech, alleging patent …
 
     
 
Congressional Primary Debate: Tuesday night on WPRI 12
 
The Democratic candidates for Congress in Rhode Island’s 2nd District will soon square …
 
     
 
Authorities find suspect in 1986 murder of Massachusetts woman
 
The North Andover woman’s body was found by workers in the woods on the northbound …
 
     
 
Biden sees highest approval in a year in latest Gallup poll
 
The uptick in Biden’s approval among voting-age Americans comes at a critical moment …
 
     
 
WHO: Monkeypox cases drop 21%, reversing month-long increase
 
The number of monkeypox cases reported globally dropped 21% in the last week, reversing …
 
     
     
     
   
   
 
 
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Inflation impacting teachers buying school supplies
 
With the start of the school year right around the corner, teachers are preparing to welcome students back into their classrooms.
 
     
 
Great white shark circles URI research vessel off RI coast
 
University of Rhode Island researchers on a mission to tag mako sharks in Rhode Island waters got a surprise from the its notorious cousin.
 
     
 
Former North Kingstown coach due in court in ‘fat test’ case
 
Aaron Thomas, 55, was charged in July with second-degree sexual assault and second-degree child molestation.
 
     
 
2 men shot near Providence park
 
Police are investigating after two people were shot in Providence Thursday evening.
 
     
     
     
   
   
 
 
 
Weather Today & 7 Day Forecast
 
 
 
 
 
WEATHER ALERT: Strong/Severe T’Storms Possible This Afternoon and Evening
 
 
WEATHER ALERT: Strong/Severe T’Storms Possible This Afternoon and Evening
 
Good morning and happy Friday. We have a potentially active weather day ahead of us, with the risk of scattered strong to severe storms this afternoon and evening. Ahead of that, look for a dry morning with skies turning mostly sunny, It will be warm, humid and increasingly breezy with highs in the mid to upper 80s. South-southwest winds 5-10 mph will increase to 10-15mph with gusts to 25 mph. Hour by Hour // A look at the next hours’ conditions » Storms are expected to develop mid to late afternoon and last into the late evening. Most of them will occur between 2PM and 10PM. Areas in yellow, including northwest RI have a higher chance of severe weather. These storms will be hit or miss, with some areas seeing a quick few inches of rain and localized flooding while others stay dry. In addition to heavy rain, these storms could bring strong, damaging wind gusts, hail and even a low risk for a brief tornado. If you have evening plans, including the thousands who are heading to Gillette Stadium for the Kenny Chesney concert, stay “weather aware” and be prepared to seek shelter if necessary. Any lingering storm taper off early tonight, with clearing after midnight. Lows fall into the upper 60s BOATING FORECAST: Dry this morning and early afternoon before potential storms late day. Ahead of any stormy weather, winds will turn breezy with south-southwest winds gusts to 20 kts in the afternoon and evening. Ocean, Bay & Beach // A look at the conditions by the coast » THIS WEEKEND: Seasonable, Mainly Dry Temperatures will be more seasonable this weekend with a mix of clouds and sun. Highs are expected to be around 80-85 inland with coastal temperatures in …
 
 
     
     
   
   
 
     
 
Warm, Humid with Scattered Strong Thunderstorms This Afternoon/Evening
 
From 12 News Meteorologist Michelle Muscatello, here is your updated 7-Day Forecast: …
 
     
     
     
   
   
 
 
 
12 Sports
 
 
 
 
     
 
Hendricken LHP Clemmey to pitch in Perfect Game All-American Classic
 
     
 
2022 HS FB Preview: Woonsocket Villa Novans
 
     
 
International Tennis Hall of Fame graduates first “TeamFAME” class
 
     
 
2022 HS FB Preview: Portsmouth Patriots
 
     
     
     
   
   
 
 
 
Trending News Today
 
 
 
 
     
 
2 EMTs suspended after newborn’s death
 
 
     
 
Gorbea TV ad attacking McKee over FBI probe gets yanked — twice
 
 
     
 
Lawsuit: Slater hospital withheld records in ‘mechanical restraint’ probe
 
 
     
 
‘90210’ actor Joe E. Tata dies at 85
 
 
     
 
Rhody Roundup: Are you a people pleaser?
 
 
     
 
 
Today on The Rhode Show
 
 
 
 
     
 
In the Kitchen: Pork Satriale
 
 
     
 
Don’t miss the Rhythm & Roots Festival September 2,3, & 4
 
 
     
 
In the Kitchen: Swordfish a la ‘last minuté’
 
 
     
 
Rhode Show Rewind
 
 
     
 
On the Rhode: The Historic Crescent Park Carousel is Open Once Again
 
 
     
 
Guess the Guest!
 
 
     
     
     
   
   
 
 
 
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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