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What'sUpNewp Morning Edition: Saturday, April 28

Good Morning,I wouldn't have believed it if you told me yarn-wrapped parking meters would be a big st
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What'sUpNewp Morning Edition: Saturday, April 28
By Ryan Belmore What's Up Newp • Issue #15 • View online
Good Morning,
I wouldn’t have believed it if you told me yarn-wrapped parking meters would be a big story or controversial - but it is
At day 1 of the 2018 NSCRO Men’s Challenge Cup Championship in Georgia, Salve Rugby dropped to Claremont Colleges 50-33 (you can watch that game here). Salve and Loyola will face off on Sunday at 10 am for 3rd place.
Speaking of rugby and championship matches, the Newport Rugby Football Club will take on Mystic River Rugby Club for the NERFU Championship today at 1 pm at Fort Adams.
We’re in the process of booking guests for What'sUpNewp Radio on WADK 1540AM. Who in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, or Southern New England should we be talking to? Let us know at
The weather forecast is calling for a beauty of a weekend, enjoy it!

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Recent Local Obituaries
On Tap For Today
  • Today - Areas of fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 56. Light southwest wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
  • Tonight - Patchy fog after 4 am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
  • Today - S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Tonight - S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
  • Coastal Water Temperature - 45.0 °F
Sun, Moon, & Tide
  • Sunrise: 5:45 am | Sunset: 7:40 pm
  • Low tide at 1:01 am & 12:59 pm
  • High tide at 7:25 am & 7:48 pm
Have a great Saturday, we’ll see you out there! 
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