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WUN Morning Edition: August 10

Good Morning, To Do: Guests are invited to greet the Draken ship, the world's largest viking ship, a
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WUN Morning Edition: August 10
By Ryan Belmore What's Up Newp • Issue #119 • View online
Good Morning,

  • To Do: Guests are invited to greet the Draken ship, the world’s largest viking ship, as it sails into port this afternoon at 3:30 pm. Captain Björn Ahlander and his crew will step ashore to welcome the crowd and introduce the Draken. This event is free and open to the public.
  • Stat: 400 - That’s the number of people who will participate in Wet Paint at Newport Art Museum this weekend, according to Event Chair Rupert Nesbitt.
  • Giving Back: Over 150 kids from across the state will participate in a triathlon this weekend at Fort Adams. The program, Race4Chase, was created in memory of Chase Kowalski, a student who was taken from the world in the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy in 2012.
  • Watch: Catch Ryan Belmore, Owner & Editor of What'sUpNewp, on The Rhode Show on WPRI this morning between 9 am - 10 am.
  • Listen: Ken Abrams from the What'sUpNewp Crew will be among our guests on What'sUpNewp Radio today from 1 pm to 2 pm on AM 1540 WADK Newport.
  • Reminder: Monday is Victory Day in the State of Rhode Island. Newport City Hall will be closed and all trash and recycling collection next week will be delayed by one day.

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Recent Local Obituaries
  • Today - Sunny, with a high near 84. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
  • Tonight -Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 6 mph.
  • Today -NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW this afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.
  • Tonight -Se winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
  • Coastal Water Temperature - 70.0°F
Sun, Moon, & Tide
  • Today Friday, 10th of August of 2018, the sun rose in Newport at 5:50 am and sunset will be at 7:51 pm.
  • The first low tide was at 1:06 am and the next low tide will be at 12:47 pm. The first high tide will be at 7:23 am and the next high tide at 7:50 pm.
  • Today we have 14 hours of sun. The solar transit will be at 12:50 pm.
  • The lunar phase is a Waning Crescent. Moon age is 28 days, lighting is 3%.
Cruise Ship Schedule For Today
  1. None
Things To Do
What'sUpNewp Radio
Tune into What’sUpNewp Radio Edition with Ryan Belmore every weekday at 1 pm on 1540AM. It’s where to get the scoop on what’s happening, new and to do in Newport County and across Rhode Island. Special guests, interviews, entertainment, commentary and more make this a can’t-miss hour of live and local radio
Have a great day, we’ll see you out there! 
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