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WUN Morning Edition: May 3rd

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It was a busy Wednesday with the news that the Newport Grand property had been sold to the Carpionato Group. Here’s our original story and here’s our interview with Kelly Coates from the Carpionato Properties (where we broke some news about the future of the property, and what else they plan on doing).

Boston Brass will open Newport Music Festival’s 50th Anniversary Season with a free Fourth of July concert to celebrate America’s birthday at King Park.

Newport Folk Festival has begun announcing afterparties.

Have a good Thursday,
~ Ryan

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The 20 best beaches to visit in New England [Boston Globe]: Easton’s Beach is on the list.

Portsmouth, RI, native serves aboard amphibious warship USS Portland [Fall River Herald News]: A 2013 Portsmouth High School graduate and Portsmouth, Rhode Island, native is serving aboard the future USS Portland.

Former Episcopal priest Howard White to be extradited to North Carolina on sex abuse charges [Mass Live]: White is one of six named offenders in the sex abuse scandal at St. George’s School in Middletown.

Juried Senior Show features 14 artists from the Class of 2018 [Salve Today]: The show features the work of 14 artists working in graphic design, painting, drawing, illustration, film, and photography.
Recent Local Obituaries
On Tap For Today
  • Today - Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Southwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
  • Tonight - A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Today - SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt this afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers this afternoon
  • Tonight - SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
  • Coastal Water Temperature - 50.0 °F
Sun, Moon, & Tide
  • Sunrise: 5:39 am | Sunset: 7:46 pm
  • Low tide at 4:11 am and 4:03 pm
  • High tide at 11:02 am and 11:19 pm
Event Calendar
Tune into What’sUpNewp Radio Edition every weekday at 1 pm on AM 1540 WADK. It’s where to get the scoop on what’s happening, new and to do in Newport County and across Rhode Island. 
Have a great day, we’ll see you out there! 
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