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WUN Morning Edition: June 1

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WUN Morning Edition: June 1
By What'sUpNewp • Issue #51 • View online
Good Morning,
Happy June! We’ll have a full round-up today for you on all that’s coming up this weekend and this month in our area!  

  • Officials in Tiverton have decided to allow 24-hour gambling after calling a special meeting on the proposal Thursday night.
  • From pedicabbing in Newport with Newport Pedicab to giving the commencement speech at Brown University. Congrats to Javier A. Juarez! Watch the inspiring video and speech here.
  • Watch This: Newport resident Braden Leonard talks about how losing his hand to a flesh eating disease inspired him to create Hand Made in this Mashable video.
  • Don’t forget about the new hands-free law in Rhode Island. The law takes effect today and prohibits a driver from using a hand-held wireless communication device while driving.
Here’s the latest on what’s happening, new, and to do in Newport County and across Rhode Island from What'sUpNewp.

Latest from What'sUpNewp
Newport Bermuda Race: Youth teams making their mark in thrash to the Onion Patch
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CBD presents ‘Bagels over Berlin’, a powerful documentary about Jewish airmen during WWII; Filmmaker Alan Feinberg will introduce the film
$42,000 in grants awarded to 10 local groups across Rhode Island, projects will focus on climate change and community resilience
People’s Credit Union appoints Traci Carpenter as Senior Vice President of Operations
What’sUpNewp Radio Edition – May 31: Tim Towey
The Open Forum – May 31: A convo with Len Lardaro, University of Rhode Island economist
Volvo Ocean Race: Next edition of the race planned for 2021 under new ownership
Newly proposed Pawtucket Red Sox legislation would remove taxpayer risk
Newswire
Recent Local Obituaries
On Tap For Today
Weather 
  • Today -Patchy showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 66. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Tonight - A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Marine
  • Today - Se winds around 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Areas of fog. A slight chance of showers. Patchy drizzle this morning, then isolated tstms this afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less, increasing to 1 to 3 nm this afternoon.
  • Tonight -SW winds around 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Coastal Water Temperature - 57.9°F
Sun, Moon, & Tide
  • Sunrise: 5:13 am | Sunset: 8:14 pm
  • Low tide at 3:50 am & 3:39 pm
  • High tide at 10:35 am & 10:49 pm
  • Moon: Waning Gibbous. Moon age is 17 days, lighting is 94%
Things To Do
Today on AM 1540 WADK With What'sUpNewp
Courtenay Needham,Senior Community Development Manager for the Northeast Region of the American Cancer Society, will join Ryan to chat about this weekend’s Relay For Life of Aquidneck Island. 
Gianna Sullivan will also join Ryan to chat about this weekend’s King Park Day. 
Tune on in from 1 pm to 2 pm on AM 1540 WADK, wadk.com, or on TuneIn.
What'sUpNewp Member Offer
Remember Me will open this week at The Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant in Newport. Be there for opening night (tonight at 6 pm) with this exclusive discount for What'sUpNewp Members!
Enjoy dinner, theater, and cabaret for just $39.95 per person (regular $49.95). Use “What'sUpNewp Member” as your reservation code when calling 401-848-7529 to make reservations or use it at the door.
Have a great day, we’ll see you out there! 
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