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September 17, 2022
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Nesi’s Notes: Sept. 17
 
Your weekend briefing on local politics and more.
 
     
 
Surprise is key part of migrant travel from Florida, Texas
 
EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis took the playbook of a fellow Republican, …
 
     
 
Weather Now: Sunny & Nice Today, Warmer Tomorrow
 
Happy Saturday! It was a cool morning, but not as chilly as it was Friday morning, …
 
     
 
Friday Night Blitz: Regular season in full swing
 
The high school football season is back in action with teams across the state returning …
 
     
 
RIPTA to detour 19 bus routes for Sunday road race
 
The detours will be in place from approximately 9:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., and RIPTA …
 
     
 
Filmmaker’s new docuseries inspired by RI family’s legacy
 
The Slaters are best known for their contributions in founding a nearby village, which …
 
     
 
Mass. taxpayers to get some of their money back
 
Massachusetts taxpayers can look forward to seeing a return of some of their tax dollars …
 
     
     
     
   
   
 
 
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Local News
 
 
 
 
     
 
Community Focus: Providence Mayor-elect Brett Smiley
 
Providence Mayor-elect Brett Smiley joined 12 News at 4 Friday to discuss Tuesday’s primary election and his plans for the city moving forward.
 
     
 
Referee shortage impacting local high school sports
 
The National Federation of State High School Association reports a loss of 50,000 referees and umpires nationwide since 2018.
 
     
 
GOP files complaint over missing donor disclosure in pro-Gorbea attack ad
 
Republicans filed the complaint over the Victory Fund’s ad in favor of Nellie Gorbea.
 
     
 
2 RI bike paths get $3M each for improvements
 
Two bike paths will receive significant improvements thanks to federal funding secured by Sen. Jack Reed.
 
     
     
     
   
   
 
 
 
Weather Today & 7 Day Forecast
 
 
 
 
 
Weather Now:  Dry, Cool Tonight; Pleasant Weekend Ahead
 
 
Weather Now: Dry, Cool Tonight; Pleasant Weekend Ahead
 
A crisp and cool night is expected with many areas falling back into the upper 40s and low 50s. A few northern communities may even dip into the mid-40s. Clear skies will keep us rain-free too with a light north wind. Hour by Hour // A look at the next hours’ conditions » It will be cool by Saturday morning, but it doesn’t look AS CHILLY as it was Friday morning. Here’s a look at some of the temperatures around 7AM! Ocean, Bay & Beach // A look at the conditions by the coast » THIS WEEKEND: Fall-Like Start, Summer-Like Finish It’s hard to believe it’s the last weekend of summer. After a chilly start Saturday morning, low humidity and mostly sunny skies, combined with highs in the upper 60s to low 70s will make for another beautiful September day. Sunday will be noticeably warmer and a bit muggier with a breezy southwest winds. Highs will climb into the low to mid 80s inland with increasing clouds late. 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 | Power Outages | Weather App
 
 
     
     
   
   
 
     
 
Bright, Pleasant Today; Warmer Sunday
 
From 12 News Meteorologist Britney Trumpy, here is your updated 7-Day Forecast: TODAY: …
 
     
     
     
   
   
 
 
 
12 Sports
 
 
 
 
     
 
Band of the Week: East Providence High School
 
     
 
Mic’d Up: Bishop Hendricken’s Keith Croft
 
     
 
Game of the Week: Hendricken sneaks past North Kingstown 28-21
 
     
 
Patriots QB Mac Jones returns to practice after illness
 
     
     
     
   
   
 
 
 
Trending News Today
 
 
 
 
     
 
3 RI schools named 2022 National Blue Ribbon schools
 
 
     
 
3 men charged with defrauding car dealerships
 
 
     
 
FedEx to close stores, put off hiring as demand slumps
 
 
     
 
‘Pay attention’: RIDOT shifting traffic onto new Providence Viaduct
 
 
     
 
Trader Joe’s sign goes up at new Providence location
 
 
     
 
 
Today on The Rhode Show
 
 
 
 
     
 
Set sail to the Newport International Boat Show
 
 
     
 
Fall travel suggestions from an expert
 
 
     
 
Friday Rhody Roundup time
 
 
     
 
In the Kitchen: Traditional Fish Stew
 
 
     
 
In the Kitchen: Spicy Jackfruit Crab MAKI w/ soybean salad
 
 
     
 
WOW – Women of Wrestling
 
 
     
     
     
   
   
 
 
 
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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