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Fresh update on "rhode island" discussed on WBZ Morning News
"12th. The committee voting on sending the nomination to the full Senate on October. 22nd, a New Hampshire man who was injured at a punk rock show has reached a settlement with these mass. Shera spoke with the event organizer who says there's a lot more to this story. Jason Dermer knows the dangers of live music all too well stage diving from dancing. It's been part of hardcore punk rock. Since the 19 seventies. Back in 2017 Dermer had organized a benefit show for his friend who had just passed away. Everything was going great until a stage diver landed on 46 year old Jason Coogan, breaking his neck. After the show. Dermer, along with the headlining band Agnostic Front, went to visit cooking in the hospital. At first no hard feelings. Jason and I became friends mean he stayed in my house. You know, he was a guest of mine. We became quote. But two years later, Kucan filed a lawsuit against Dermer and his live music company. Just this month, they reached a $2 million settlement. It's not the money that bothers Dermer, the most just hurt, you know, and I felt betrayed by a clan match here. W B. C. Boston's NewsRadio, the city of Cambridge, will begin enforcing a mandatory facemask rule next Friday. Anyone, two years old or older will be required to wear a face mask When they go outside, or you could face a $300 fine. The order covers all public places, businesses and common areas of residential buildings. Officials say the city saw a slight uptick in Corona virus infections in September, as some students returned to area colleges and students at the University of Rhode Island have been told. Spring break is off Cancelled. Ur I officials announcing that move on Friday, a week after the faculty approved the change. So now classes will be held during the week of March. 22nd. 28th spring semester, though, ends a week earlier on April 27th, Rhode Island joins a growing number of schools calling off spring break, including Ohio State, Kentucky. And Wisconsin 9 38. Let's get to all street now in business with Bloomberg American jobs have been disappearing to automation for awhile. But new research says the Corona virus pandemic is speeding the trend. When you talk about public health concerns, and not wanting to have two people in close contact, it makes a really good business case for replacing close human contact with something like a robot, Olivia Rockman wrote The story for Bloomberg News. She says uncertainty is also fueling the case for automation companies aren't really willing to take the lift to be without their employees for a long time. And so rather than taking that gamble are trying to figure out how to get them back, doctor they're just saying, we're going back the money that we normally spend on labor in technological advancement and, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Many of these jobs will be gone forever. Examples that are like car manufacturing and meatpacking where human labor is really going to be left needed. Those employees will be replaced by one worker overseeing the automation. I'm Charlie Pellet. Bloomberg Business on W. B z Boston's news radio coming up at 9 45 another night of protest in Portland, Oregon, before you make up your mind. Listen to us. Boston's Heart radio's new True crime podcast paper. Ghosts investigates a decades long search for four young girls who vanished from their neighboring New England home towns like the face of the Earth if you tried to say anything to them about her But recently uncovered evidence could change. Everything immediately. Just sat on the floor like somebody just punched me in the gut..
Providence College Extends Remote Learning Through October 3
"College Down in Rhode Island, extending remote learning until the third of October, the Corona virus outbreak has affected more than 200 students. The school, acknowledging in a statement that the number of cases among students has been rising, it says it is aggressively testing students and staff and that its test positivity rate has been declining. Most of the students who have tested positive live off campus.
Fresh update on "rhode island" discussed on Guarding Your Nest Egg
"Full containment of the fire is expected Wednesday. A San Bernadino teacher is set to be arraigned next month on federal child pornography charges. A criminal complaint says host Wake Window Nia is admitting to sending and receiving job pornography with the NIA faces up to 40 years in prison if convicted. The Super Lotto plus jackpot is worth $12 million, while the multi state power ball drawing could pay 25 million bucks to anyone who correctly picked all six numbers. As for Tuesday's mega million jackpot, That's where $32 million and transgender inmates in California We're going to be housed in prisons based on their gender identity. Governor Gavin Newsom is signing a bill requiring Officers ask inmates when they arrive. They're similar laws in New York City of Rhode Island and Massachusetts. I'm Gerry Guerrero, Sacramento traffic on the tens, every 10 minutes mornings and afternoons news. 93.1 kfbk, Sacramento North found five the Richards Boulevard off ramp, a vehicle hit a pedestrian now lying in the slow lane. See he is doing a traffic break. North Bond. 5 50 Davis eastbound 80. The Richards Boulevard offer of a tree is blocking the right lane of the ramp and the Echo summit. Caltrans update the echo summit bridges now open after a full closure was lifted this morning. Both lanes will be open all day, reversing the one way control start.
Man Fatally Stabbed at Providence Place Mall in Rhode Island
"Following breaking news out of Providence, Rhode Island, where police are investigating a deadly stabbing at Providence Place Mall. W P R reporting this happened late this morning on the mall's third floor, right by the Food court. Right now, we have no word on a suspect who this victim might be The motive. What might have happened here? Lots of police and other officials at the mall right now.
Fresh "Rhode Island" from WBZ Morning News
"Dozen arrests during another night of demonstrations demanding social justice. Authorities say that some of the protesters were throwing full cans and rocks and other objects. Ad police and another health crisis that has been plaguing the country apparently also affecting those who may contract covert 19 opioids, Tobacco and cocaine increased the risk of death from covert 19 this from a new study published in molecular psychiatry funded by the National Institutes of Health Drugs like heroin, Oxy, codeine and fentanyl, slow down the breathing rate. And substance abuse, combined with the covert 19 infection could be deadly because the virus makes it harder to properly taken oxygen line of buoys. ABC news long intentional blackouts hitting many thousands because of higher wild fighter dangers in California, announcing it, shutting off power to 89,000 customers in 16, Northern California counties in one tribe, the utility PG any a few 1000 to start increasing to 89,000 by Sunday evening. The target to restore power late Monday evening. Reason to protect the grid during increased wildfire danger forecasted wind gusts up to 55 MPH 10 to 20% humidity level CBC is chuck secrets and some of those counties affected include Napa, Nevada Sierra And Sonoma AA group of 10. Firefighters from Connecticut and Massachusetts returning home after spending the last several weeks helping battle wildfires in Northern California. The group left Connecticut back on the fourth of this month and worked with the hoop, a tribe on the Hoop of Valley Reservation, also helping with the fire response in the Shasta Trinity National Forest. The group includes four full time Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection employees, one full time employees from Rhode Island's Department of Environmental Management and five private individuals. Who were hired by the federal government, nine from Connecticut, one from the Bay State. Ah, virtual cheer at one university in Texas. The pandemic has changed nearly 90 year tradition at Texas A and M instead of cheerleaders. The university uses a group of five male yell leaders elected by the students choreographed group normally pumps up the more than 25,000 people before every football game. But since the Corona virus restricted fans, the yellers have been performing on Lee in front of the.
U.S. Agency Urges End To Below-Minimum Wage For Workers With Disabilities
"So for 82 years, American labor law has had a carve out for some workers with disabilities they could be paid less than minimum wage. This was meant to encourage employment of more people. But today a top federal civil rights watchdog says the exemption should end because it's been trapping workers in job programs that they call exploitative and discriminatory. NPR's Alina, sell your reports. Jerry Dagostino had a job but couldn't afford a few things he wanted to do, like, go out to eat. Sometimes daughter more days go to events. He was working alongside other people with disabilities at a center in Rhode Island, doing what he calls bench work road tasks like fitting rings into heating tubes. Packaging ice packs, assembling boxes for jewelry. If I remember correctly, my first my first paycheck was only 12 box. I just question myself a cz. You know, I really don't want to keep doing that worked for my whole life. Dagostino now works at a supermarket where his paycheck is a lot more than $12 total. But he spent years in that center which made him below minimum wage, thanks to that carve out in the labor law. Centers like that are often called sheltered workshops because they keep people with disabilities in a separate cluster there, pay is estimated to average $3.34 an hour. To calculate individual pay. The center's regularly time their workers comparing how fast they do tasks to an experienced non disabled worker half as fast half the pay Now the U. S Commission on Civil Rights says this programme and the law should be phased out. In short. The program doesn't work and it is designed in a way that it can't work. Catherine Lehman chairs the commission, she says. Instead of expanding opportunities, the program's limit them don't really prepare people for work in the community jobs with regular wages. I was. I was ashamed of the ways that we have operated now over a decade's a federal assumption that people with disabilities Are less capable full employment than people without disabilities. A lot of data are missing about sub minimum wage programs, including how many people they employ. Estimates range from 100,000 to 4 times that Most have intellectual and developmental disabilities. Commonly, the program's a run by nonprofits. They get state and federal money to support these jobs. Many of them have government contracts. And their most vocal supporters are some of the workers families who want the programs to remain an option, a safe environment for relatives with disabilities. One mother, Linda Howe, from Wisconsin, testified before the Civil Rights Commission in November. We're parents with their son's best interest at heart. Any suggestion that we would allow him to be taken advantage of our discriminated against is an insult. Families like hers helped workshops flood the commission with a record number of comments asking to let the program's B Some described workers with quote severe disabilities worried about where they'd go, Lehman says that is why her agency is recommending a careful, gradual phaseout. Disability rights advocates have wanted such a phase out for years. They point to success stories of people thriving outside of the systems that underestimated thumb A new Lewis. We're now fights against sheltered workshops at the National Federation of the Blind, testified about his past work running one thinking he was doing the right thing, And because of that misguided compassion, these individuals been significant part of their lives. Wasting away in that works out making money for our center but wasting away. And I I'm just sitting here really feeling sad about what I perpetuated because there is a better alternative. Four states have abolished sheltered workshops to support more jobs in the community. Seven states have moved to end wages below the minimum. Several federal bills trying to do so on a national level have so far failed.
Fresh update on "rhode island" discussed on American Revolution Podcast
"Dunlop swore that he would take the fort or die trying. And that was exactly the sort of bravado that had brought him this far Colonel Von. Up came from a noble family in hesa, which is what gave him a path to a commissioned as an officer. However, he rose through the ranks within ambition that led him to take conspicuous acts of Bravery on the battlefield. He had served with distinction in the Seven Years War song volunteered for service in America. As soon as that became an option, then Dunham had a very traditional and almost exaggerated attitude toward the military command structure thought he was always highly deferential and polite to his superiors and rather short with those beneath him. He had a reputation for having a very short temper. He also very liberally used floggings to enforce his orders with his soldiers even had a standing order in America to take no prisoners soldiers under his command who brought back live prisoners could expect to be flawed fun. I've had served with distinction during the New York campaign. However, his reputation took a hit at the Battle of Trenton but donut commands in an outpost near Trenton, which should have been able to support his fellow Hessians on Christmas 1776 instead. The Americans had lured him away from Trenton down to Mount Holly in order to isolate the Trenton Outpost after the Continentals captured Trenton Thunder had to retreat back toward New York City would save his command. On the Philadelphia campaign fund up sought to restore his reputation. His Jagr was conspicuously out in front being as active as possible General bow noticed fund on its efforts and tasked in with the capture of Fort Mercer. This was another opportunity for the colonel to prove himself fun done up crossed into New Jersey wage. Mm Hessians, including three brigades of grenadiers, and for companies of Highly valued Yeagers. He also brought several pieces of field artillery to use against the 14th opposing fun. Up was the Force Commander Continental Colonel Christopher green of Rhode Island. Colonel green was a very distant cousin of General Nathanael Greene Colonel green had entered the war as a major when he led Rhode Island volunteers to Cambridge in May 1765. He served on Benedict Arnold's Wilderness march to Quebec and led troops under Arnold at the attack on Quebec City on December 31st, like most Bots attackers in that battle cream was taken prisoner and held in Quebec finally exchanged in August 1776 in February 1777. He received promotion to Colonel and took command of what became known as the first Rhode Island regiment in the Continental Army. Colonel green commanded about 400 Continental soldiers this included both his regiment and the second Rhode Island, which was under the command of Colonel Israel angel who also served as greens second-in-command at the Fort another maybe two hundred New Jersey militia were also at Fort Mercer in October. The Garrison had not been there very long Washington had only deployed the Continentals to Fort Mercer less than two weeks before the battle two days after deploying the two regiments Washington recalled Angels regiment II Rhode Island back to service in Pennsylvania on top of that Washington ordered Colonel green to deploy any members of his.
U.S. Agency Urges End To Below-Minimum Wage For Workers With Disabilities
"So for eighty two years American labor law has had a carve out for some workers with disabilities they paid less than minimum wage. This was meant to encourage employment of more people today a top federal civil rights watchdog says the exemption should end because it's been trapping workers in job programs they call exploitative and discriminatory NPR's Lena Seljuk reports. Jerry. Douglas Dino had a job but couldn't afford a few things he wanted to do like go out to eat sometimes. Vase Goto events. He was working alongside other people with disabilities at a center in Rhode. Island. Doing what he calls bench work road tasks like fitting rings into heating tubes packaging ice packs assembling boxes for jewellery. If I remember correctly by I by first paycheck was only twelve bucks I just cautioned myself as you know. I really don't WanNa keep doing what my whole life Doug AC- now works at a supermarket where his paycheck is a lot more than twelve dollars total but he spent years in that center which made him below minimum wage. Thanks to that carve out in the labor law centers like that are often called sheltered workshops because they keep people with disabilities a separate cluster their pay is estimated to average three dollars and thirty four cents an hour to calculate individual pay. The centers regularly time their workers comparing how fast they do tasks to inexperienced non-disabled worker half as fast half the pay. Now, the US Commission on Civil Rights says this program and the law should be phased out in short the program doesn't work and it is designed in a way that it can't work Kathryn Lehman chairs the commission she says instead of expanding opportunities, the programs limit them don't really prepare people for work in the community jobs with rights wages I was. I was ashamed of the ways that we have operated. Now over a decades, a federal assumption that people with disabilities are less capable. Full employment than people without disabilities, a lot of data are missing about sub minimum wage programs including how many people they employ estimates range from one hundred, thousand to four times that most have intellectual and developmental disabilities. Commonly, the programs run by nonprofits, they get state and federal money to support these jobs many of them have government. And their most vocal supporters are some of the workers families who won the programs to remain an option a safe environment for relatives with disabilities. One mother Linda how from Wisconsin testified before the Civil Rights Commission in November we are parents with our son's best interest at heart. And you suggestion that we would allow him to be taken. Advantage of are discriminated against is an insult families like hers helped workshops flood the commission with a record number of comments asking to lead the programs be some described workers with quote severe disabilities worried about where they go Lehman says, that is why her agency is recommending a careful gradual phase out disability rights advocates have wanted such A. Phase. Out For years the point to success stories of people thriving outside of the systems that underestimated them, and you'll Lewis fights against sheltered workshops at the National Federation of the blind testified about his past work running one thinking he was doing the right thing and because misguided compassion these individuals spend significant part of their lives wasting away in that workshop making money for our center but wasting away. And I am sitting here. Really feeling sad about what I perpetuated because there is a better alternative four states have abolished sheltered workshops to support more jobs in the community. Seven states have moved to end wages below the minimum several federal bills trying to do so on a national level have so far failed. Alina. So you NPR, news Washington.
Fresh update on "rhode island" discussed on Balance of Power
"Thousands of families have lost their homes and belongings from the wildfires that are ravaging the West Coast. I'm Jim Forbes. President. Trump says he wants a peaceful but legal transition of power, the president said before traveling to a rally in Pennsylvania that he has concerns about mail in ballots. He also said former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is breaking the law. Bloomberg can't go to Florida people develop these bank people. He committed a crime. Every does that Bloomberg is donating money to a nonprofit that is paying off the legal bills for convicted felons so they can have their voting rights restored. Trump pointed to a case in one Pennsylvania County, where a contractor tossed nine ballots. FBI director Christopher Ray has said there is no evidence of widespread voter fraud. Many states have conducted mail in voting for years without any evidence of illegal activities. Transgender inmates in California will be housed in prisons based on their gender identity. Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill Saturday that requires officers toe ask inmates when they arrive at a prison on how they identify inmates cannot be denied simply because their anatomy doesn't match that identification. If they are denied they can appeal. There are similar laws in New York City, Rhode Island and Massachusetts Pacific Gas and Electric is expanding potential public safety power shut off. It could start Sunday morning and last through Monday in a statement, the utility says the possible power shut off could impact nearly 97,000 customers and 15 counties across Northern California on Thursday, PG and E said three counties would be impacted. Utility estimates that power will be shut off to the impacted areas starting at 2 A.m. Sunday and be restored by 10 P.m. on Monday, and a new Rand corporation study says American adults have increased their alcohol consumption during the cove. It 19 shut down by about 41%..
What Is The Law On Revenge Porn?
"Called Revenge. Porn was a high profile case, which you alluded to in the court. A member of Congress, a first term member of Congress, by the wound by name of Katie. Democrat from California. She apparently got involved in a relationship. You don't have to go to all the details, but someone in that relationship once the relationship with South They posted some pictures of her cause to her position in Congress. Who knows if she'll recover from it. Theo thing that was interesting to me is that there's no federal law about revenge point. Absolutely What's really strange hearing. You would think this is something that the federal government would do. But on the other hand, 46 states and the District of Columbia have state laws. The big problem is that the state laws or like a patchwork quilt, they're totally different. So let me just give you a quick illustration just going through the list in New England here. So in Connecticut, the revenge poor law. Requires the person to show that there was intent to cause harm. By posting intimate images. What do you get for that? Mr Meter if you are in Rhode Island You have to have the unauthorized dissemination of indecent material again. A Mr Peter. It's only a felony. If you do it twice or if you try to extort the person In vain. You have tohave sexually explicit photos and they have to be on the Internet. So that means it doesn't necessarily count if you have it on Instagram or Facebook or something else. And there, there's a financial penalty. There's a $2000 fine. The other states don't have any financial Tevin penalty there. There's a misdemeanor in Vermont. We have nude or sexually explicit photos or videos. So all of those other states I just talked about are just pictures. Vermont actually covers video as well as pictures and probably the most severe. New England you could get up to two years of prison time and a $2000 fine. And in New Hampshire. It's also a felony, but it's much more difficult to prove because you have to post private sexual images with the intent to harass, intimidate, threaten or coerce. The person that you're posting the images about, so it's a pretty complex problems. That's an element of that. There's an extra element of the crime there, which which needs to be proven all the elements of the crime. Exactly. And now with Massachusetts, the home state well, Massachusetts has no law. And so that's the good illustration. I've just come true. The list of the six New England States. Five of the six haven't least some coverage, although they vary by felony misdemeanor, whether it's a find what you need to prove. Massachusetts has no state law. And so if you had a federal law, obviously, people in Massachusetts would be covered. But what would happen today? If someone posted revenge porn? Let's say in New Bedford, and the person was in Rhode Island. There would be no issue because the person was posting it in New Bedford in Massachusetts, And that means Massachusetts has the law therefore, It wouldn't be prosecuted for it. Well,
Hobby Lobby raising its minimum wage to $17 an hour
"The ante on paying its employees what it considers an acceptable minimum wage. The company is going to start raising its hourly rate to $17 an hour next month. This move will blow away some state mandated minimums for its employees in all of the stores in New England. Hobby lobby runs 10 stores in New England. The move will top the $12 rate in Massachusetts and the upcoming weighs in Rhode Island as well in normal times
Boston - Massachusetts Reports 235 New Coronavirus Cases, 9 Additional Deaths
"Department of Health and released any information over the weekend, so it's cumulative when it is released on Monday. The death toll in Rhode Island now, unfortunately, is over 2075 people and the known cases so far 23,130, according to the Rhode Island Department of Health. If you crossed the line into Massachusetts, the department of Public Health they're reported an additional nine covert 19 deaths 235 new cases in the Bay State. The confirmed cases in Massachusetts now stands at 123,139. Unfortunately, the number of confirmed deaths in Massachusetts 9000 and
41. Scuba Air Quality, Project AWARE Week 2020
"Way Back. In episode seventeen, I did a segment on project aware. It's history and the work the organization was doing. I also introduced you to the ten steps or tips for divers in making a difference things like being a role model or being buoyancy expert. One of the things that Patty and project aware initiated in two thousand eighteen was project aware week. We are closing in on the third annual project aware week, and it runs from September nineteenth to the twenty seventh this year. So. Why are they doing this? Well, Patty and project aware went to jointly celebrate the power of the global dive community and inspire positive action in support of a healthy ocean. And we WANNA do this not only with our diving, but also with our everyday life. Our actions and our choices can make a difference. Why the global dive community. Focus. Well. That's pretty easy to understand. We knew we know what the ocean has to offer as divers. We've been there to see all of its wonders and we've also been there to see it struggles. who better than us to advocate the oceans? One of the themes of this year's project where week is that one single person can make a difference. Earlier this year I attended our annual patio update by a regional manager. Ironically it was in person just a couple of days before the lockdown. Doing that presentation, Rob introduced me to a slogan that Patty is put forth. Seek adventure save the Ocean. That's pretty powerful. We all know about the adventure park. Getting to explore so much of the planet that most people don't experience. Patty training and travel has been enabling to seek adventure part for a long time. Their commitment to project aware continues to work on saving the ocean. But this year, there's a renewed effort on one single person making a difference. And that's becoming a patty torchbearer. Inspired by the Patty logo, torchbearers are committed to take the health of the planet and taking steps to heal the environment. Patti's mission here is to create one billion torchbearers by twenty fifteen. Certainly a bold endeavor. That's why one of the things we can do during this year's project where week is to promote the recruitment of Patty torchbearers? Becoming Patty Torchbearer. And you can easily do it from the conservation tab of the Patty website. Some things that torchbearers think about are being stewards for the ocean and your local beaches. Ditching the disposable lifestyle being a voice for the ocean shopping sustainably, and finally choosing experiences instead of things. A billion torch bearers is a big number and will be a very big voice. Project. Aware. We can also be time to conduct the project aware specialty course or other aware courses. We're going to be conducting the project aware Coral Reef Conservation Specialty, clash during project aware week, and we're also going to make it a point to have our social media focusing on seeking adventure and saving the ocean and concentrating on the two thousand and twenty project aware themes. A few weeks ago we were at our first open water certification dives in Rhode Island, a beautiful spot, but also threatened by debris. One of our newly certified divers entered her dive with a disposable coffee container. There was noticeable trash on the beach and in shallow areas among the SEAGRASS. So now I'm thinking, we really need to incorporate the project aware dive against debris specialty class into our schedule, and we're going to be doing that in October. Our shop is proud to support project aware with our one hundred percent aware commitment. And the project aware specialty course we routinely offer and a new things we have out there from project aware. Two Thousand and twenty has certainly been a challenge. Take. Some time during project. Aware we to reflect on how we can move forward together. and become a patty torchbearer, make two, thousand and twenty one, the turning
Flash flooding submerges roads across Washington, DC area
"All right. Thanks so much. Baba. We continue to have a lot of flooding is as Bob and The The extent extent of of herd herd have have mentioned mentioned route route 51 51 of of the the busiest busiest roads roads in in our our area area is is flooded, flooded, completely completely impassable impassable east east of of Kennel Kennel Worth Worth Avenue. Avenue. After After all all of of this this rain rain has has fallen fallen double double DT DT Opie's Opie's Dave Dave Building Building has has been been on on the the scene. scene. We We see see cars cars submerged submerged in in that that area area is is a a picture picture on on Twitter Twitter at at building building double duty opiates. Quite the picture will have more from Dave Coming up with all these floodwaters rising rapidly in D. C. Vito Maggiolo with DC fires telling you to turn around. If you see standing water fire, any image has been very busy responding to a number of water rescue incidents. I'm currently at the 600 block of Rhode Island Avenue northeast, where the underpass had become flooded with a number of vehicle submerged. We have searched all the vehicles and we have found nobody inside. We have treated one person who wasn't a vehicle who had escaped. Magilla says 30. Cars were reported submerged on Rock Creek Parkway in the last hour, he says dozens of calls for water rescues have come in since the early afternoon. Stay with double D t o p. Your weather alert station
There Is Some Terrifying Flooding in Washington, DC Area Right Now
"Flooding flooding unfolding unfolding across across parts parts of of the the Metro Metro area, area, Metro Prince George's County, Inter Montgomery County, the eastern side of the District of Columbia, Northwest Washington as well and parts of Arlington and that's where we will begin. George Washington Memorial Parkway is flooded and we understand impassable between four mile run in the south entrance to Ronald Reagan National Airport. That's a limited access by way, which means you're going to have trouble turning around. I think there's a wall on the median strip there, which means once you go north or south toward that area of high water, you might be stuck trapped between that rising water and the drivers behind you, And that's one of the many dangerous on a day like today, it's not as simple as just turning around. In some cases once you commit, sometimes you are stuck. You're put in a very dangerous situation. 3 95 South bound flooding before Glebe Road at most, only a single file. Getting by 1 10 under Memorial Avenue Impassable, Color says You can't get by north and South bound. This is also tangling Traffic on Washington Boulevard near Memorial Bridge, Rock Creek Parkway, Deepwater reported near the Kennedy Center portions of Beach Drive. In northwestern Washington and near Montgomery County near the Montgomery County line were flooded. There's at least one water rescue in progress right now, and there were a couple earlier last hour. DC 2 95 to 95 areas of very deep water single file Getting passed them along the Anacostia River. It will take time. Northeast Washington There is significant street flooding, even on major avenues like New York Avenue and Rhode Island Avenue. Some of the side streets with poor drainage, especially lower lying there going to be impassable. And so all the more reason If you haven't left your garage or your office place in the parking lot where you are on higher ground. You definitely absolutely do not want to commit to driving until That flash flood warning expires or is cancelled. Also in Virginia, Virginia, south south bound bound on on
Boston - Massachusetts Just Had Its Hottest Summer On Record, Climate Report Says
"Time whether to hot summertime weather. In fact, it was the hottest meteorological summer on record in Massachusetts, also in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Arizona. The average temperature in Massachusetts between June and August was 71.4 degrees. Noah reports that the contiguous US experienced its fourth hottest summer between June and August. And the third warmest month off August. BBC TV chief meteorologist Eric Fisher notes that Providence are its hottest summer on record, Hartford tied its record and Worcester and its second hottest, hot out
Boston - New Guidance on Massachusetts-Rhode Island Travel Restrictions
"About the state's cove in 19 travel restrictions. Few states that were recently taken off the list apparently do not meet all the criteria to do so. There's two factors that have to be met here. A state needs seven consecutive days of a lower than 5% positive test average, and they also need to have a daily average of fewer than six new positive tests per 100,000 residents again. This is for seven straight days. Now. The Providence Journal reports Wyoming, Pennsylvania, Delaware and West Virginia, all four of which are now off the restriction list. Well, they all missed on at least one of these metrics. But Rhode Island is still on the restriction list. And that state too, is close. But not quite there with the metrics. Massachusetts residents can do a quick trip over the border. Maybe go to shopping and do some similar activities like that. Go to a restaurant without taking a test. But if you're in Rhode Island for any extended period before you come back to Massachusetts. You still have to get a test or quarantine when you come back over the border, 12 away
Virtual summit hopes to help small businesses impacted by COVID-19 in Rhode Island
"Help small businesses impacted by covert 19 here in the ocean state, Gina Marini from Target 12 and 12 News with story It's no secret that small businesses have been severely impacted by covert 19. In fact, data taken from a small business pulse survey by the U. S census from August 23rd through the 29th. Shows a national average of businesses that had a large negative effect from the pandemic was at about 33%. Now he won. Rhode Island businesses surveyed report 6% higher In the national average. We're hearing from the small businesses. I need help now whether it's financial, whether it's guidance with social media, Paula Fleming from the BBB, says the summit features industry experts and thought leaders covering various topics all centred around professional and personal growth for small business owners and hope to help small business owners. Take that crucial step back to rethink about about their business plan in their business model and leave with some actionable steps to make their businesses better. The event is four hours and includes 10 speakers, but Fleming says You don't need to stay through the entire thing so you can just go long Look at the agenda. See what fits you with your business model. What you learn, like to learn more about and then on the top as of Tuesday morning, Fleming said there were 50 businesses already signed up and anticipates more than 200 for the event. Registration is required. But it's free head to our Web site. Tpp Ryan dot com. For more info Gina Marini from
Boston Area News: Primary Voting Begins in New Hampshire and Rhode Island
"Primary voting today in New Hampshire and Rhode Island in New Hampshire's Republican House primary. Former State Department official Matt Moore is the winner and will face Democratic incumbent congressman Chris Pappas in November Governor Chris Sununu winning his primary in Rhode Island, former state lawmaker Robert Lancia winning the Republican House primary and will face incumbent Democrat Congressman Jim Langevin in November.
2 key Rhode Island coronavirus metrics on the decline
"Key indicators of how well Rhode Island is containing the Corona virus are heading in the right direction. A report from Johns Hopkins University researchers Say the seven day rolling average of daily new cases and the seven day rolling average of the positivity rape in Rhode Island both fell over the past two weeks.
Rhode Island will keep testing people without symptoms
"The Rhode Island Department of Health will keep testing a symptomatic residents for Cove in 19, according to eyewitness news this after the CDC announced earlier this week that some people who don't show symptoms probably don't need a test, even if they've been in close contact with someone who's tested positive. This as a new Corona virus test will be heading to the U. S. Yesterday, White House press secretary Kayleigh Mcenany took to Twitter to reveal the acquisition of 150 million Rapid Cove in 19
Athletes have so much more than symbolic power
"Athletes in at least five professional sports leagues the NBA The WNBA. Major League Baseball Major League soccer and tennis. Have decided to paraphrase one of those athletes that they are black Americans first and athletes second and so have decided not to play for the time being the decision of course, comes in the wake of the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha Wisconsin the other day many other black men and women in many other cities through time. These athletes want fundamentally police and criminal justice reform right marketplace's Marielle cigarrettes going with what leverage those athletes actually have and how long it might last last night Elizabeth Williams who plays for the WNBA Atlanta dream made a statement she and the other teams would not be playing and she had an ask for their fans if you truly believe that lives matter than vote. Go and complete the two thousand twenty cents is now don't wait. If, we wait we don't make change. Pro Athletes have a platform, and in this case, they're using it to reach out directly to fans and viewers Laurie latrice Martin calls, but they're doing a strike. She teaches sociology in. African. American studies at Louisiana State University. Why striking there providing inspiration for those that are on the front line and goes they're involved in various grassroots efforts. But what about more direct financial pressure the players are withholding their labor hoping their demands will be met. That's a little trickier when they refused to play that does hurt the bottom line for leagues and team owners who could try to force change the NBA billionaires and millionaires you have. Eric. loomis. Who teaches history at the University of Rhode Island says owners could use that power to lobby state legislatures like Milwaukee Bucks players are doing they're trying to get Wisconsin lawmakers to pass police reform legislation, but highly unlikely was Austin. Legislature is gonNA listen about because Wisconsin. Is dominated by pretty conservative Republicans who had been opposed. Chinese protests and and Ben unders. Order of the police enormous times players would also have some leverage over local governments when teams play in a city that city collects tax dollars from parking concessions but there are no fans in stadiums right now so they can't pull that lever. And MARYELLE SAGARRA for marketplace.
"rhode island" Discussed on Radio Boston
"So. We know that there are real struggles in the fishing industry in New England. We know that that is part of the story behind the rise of Mari. Or Squid as you talked about it in this urgency to get squid into. Palo recipes and mainstream dining as a political observer which you are are you surprised today to see the New England fishing industry showing up in places like national conventions right now really is remarkable on both sides of the aisle and you know as a New England or on proud as someone who likes to fish a lot I think that's great that these issues are being highlighted on. It's tough though in a convention in A. Rhode Island shout-out during the roll call or three minute speech to really delve into these very complex issues in a meaningful way. But at the very least if it encourages people to you know read a little bit more ask more questions about these industries. I think that's only positive. Now you talk about this confluence of events, political events and business events that led to representative McNamara being in the position to try to push for a state an official state appetizer in Mari can you tell us a little bit about that at and was there controversy around? Housing legislation for an official state appetizer there was and that's what what in part got me. So interested in this story because this was not actually an easy legislative victory took time and convincing words political infighting chairman McNamara used some language under the godfather to describe what was going on and I spoke to him today we followed up because I wanted to check in with him and He's real excited about the publicity obviously that this continues to get. But at the time he had opposition not only from Republicans who thought this was silly legislation I think at the time they're only six in the legislature, but still and from from other lobby groups like the quaters you know. Who wanted that kind of representation to he had to remind them to know you're already the official state shellfish but but you know Calamar Squid deserves it's it's day in the sun too. So he had to convince his own legislative body to take seriously the add to convince Rhode Island voters as well who have as you know strong feelings Abou about their food culture and so there was actually a lot of controversy around whether this was serious whether this was going to be ultimately good for the squid. Indus. Industry. If it was going to punish other industries if this was going to help make Rhode Island look better or worse. There was a lot that went into this that you wouldn't. You wouldn't imagine with such a seemingly innocuous bill, but but it wasn't innocuous. So in our our last minute or so did it deliver I'm GonNa try another Pun did. And economy have legs now that it didn't before because of this push for the Calamari industry will yes or no? German macnamara would will tell you that it. It's been tremendous for Rhode Island tourism both in the wake of its passing, and later they've had Calamar festival that that's been very successful for the last five years minus because of COVID and he says demand has been up all the fishing vessels are are out He says that economically had their largest landing of sixty million square just the last year. And he said that the DNC shoutout got the Rhode Island Restaurant Industry the biggest biggest boost it's ever gotten from any kind of publicity campaign..
Northern California wildfires scorch more than 1 million acres
"Massive wildfires burning in Northern California is now one of the biggest in the history of the state. There are dozens of smaller fires that have converged together into three large fires. One The Ellen you Lightning complex is the second largest ever consuming more than 770,000. Acres burning in wine country and altogether is his last Sunday. The fires have burned an area nearly the size of the state of Rhode Island approaching one million acres. President Trump declared a state of emergency Saturday, clearing the way for federal funding to help with three sources. The causes of the fire lightning more than 12,000 fires have been started by lightning this year.
"rhode island" Discussed on WCBS Newsradio 880
"Of Rhode Island mandating quarantines for anyone coming in from New York I don't think the order was cold for I don't believe it was legal I don't believe was neighborly after a phone call to Rhode island's governor Cuomo says the order's been repealed Steve burns WCBS newsradio eighty eighty at a news conference today mayor de Blasio said the city needs more ventilators fast we sent fourteen hundred ventilators out to our hospitals not to all types of hospitals that is a huge step forward but that number we need overall is still fifteen thousand so we've made a big dent between different sources to get toward that fifteen thousand we have a long long way to go this afternoon president trump extended social distancing guidance for thirty days and last night the CDC issued a nonessential travel restriction for the tri state area our local governors say they weren't told about it beforehand W. C. B. S.'s Christy caliche and reports the two week travel advisory to the tri state was issued on Saturday it keeps all tri state residents except for essential workers like those in public health and food distribution from nonessential domestic travel president Donald Trump tweeted late Saturday that he consulted with all three governors about the idea but governors Cuomo Murphy saying he didn't I did speak to about any harm to I haven't had those conversations I don't even know what that means Connecticut governor Ned Lamont said a quarantine wasn't necessary if you care as much as the president does about getting this economy going again you've got to be very careful about what you say and what you don't say your Jersey governor Phil Murphy said in a statement that the advisory didn't change much from what he already implemented for state critically sheen WCBS newsradio eight eighty some help is arriving the navy hospital ship comfort is expected to dock in New York City tomorrow morning the ship has twelve operating rooms of thousand hospital beds in the pharmacy and stocked with equipment and medicines it'll be used to treat new Yorkers who don't have the corona virus but still require urgent care and maybe take a little bit of the load off of the other hospitals captain that Patrick hammers back the commanding officer of the USNS comfort spoke with us earlier today we are laning Olympics applications within twenty four hours of arrival I will be working with the communications center out of the the Java center with doctors aboard the ship the wall green and the patients before they arrive to the ship and they're still working out those details but the majority of patients and we will be taking over for the ship will be medical patients Susan surgical patients captain amber's Maxis staff will follow the CDC social distancing another guidelines even though the ship does not anticipate receiving coronavirus patients elderly woman died after being pushed to the ground in a Brooklyn hospital apparently for not social distancing police sources tell The New York Post the eighty six year old victim whose name was not released was pushed by a female patient in one whole hospital around two o'clock this afternoon police say she fell backward and hit her head on the ground she was taken for a cat scan for presumed head injuries but was declared dead while she was waiting for it hospital police issue the alleged attacker a summons for disorderly conduct and discarded her from the hospital W. CBS news time six thirty six more news more often twenty First Street there in a carburetor in the streets of that storm preparedness out of state utility crews communication breakdown do you agree.
"rhode island" Discussed on News Radio 920 AM
"All businesses in Rhode Island to consider the same restrictions for their employees speaking at a press conference yesterday she also urged educational groups to do the same I'm also calling on all high schools and colleges and other large organizations to cancel organized trips abroad Rimando says all of the cove in nineteen cases in the state are linked to St ray feels academy trip to Italy as of yesterday there were two cases of coronavirus in Rhode Island and around two hundred residents were quarantined meanwhile the World Health Organization is telling government leaders around the world they need to pull out all the stops to fight the spreading corona virus outbreak the organization's director general said yesterday this is not a drill this is not a time for excuses the outbreak that began in China in December has now infected more than ninety five thousand people in eighty six countries president trump is ridiculing at Joe Biden for his gaps in a fox news town hall the president said there's something going on there while pointing out instances in which the former vice president has misspoken trump also said he believes Biden is a damaged candidate specifically because of his son's ties to Ukrainian firm trump's efforts to get you crane to investigate Biden and his son lead was recent impeachment however trump said those impeachment efforts aimed at trump but they took biting down mark Mayfield NBC news radio Bernie Sanders is praising Elizabeth Warren for her presidential campaign and I want to take this opportunity to applaud senator warned strong issue oriented campaign the rally yesterday in Arizona the reminds Anders said Warren ran a strong issue oriented race before she quit on a Thursday Sanders urged warring supporters to join his movement and said that many of the issues close to Warren's hard or exactly the issues he's fighting for the pedestrian struck and killed on route ninety five north in downtown Providence yesterday has been identified state police say fifty three year old Alfonso Rodriguez of Providence was in the travel lanes near exit twenty three when he was hit early yesterday morning no charges or citations have been issued the incident resulted in closures and had traffic backed up for miles a state bill that would prevent and news outlets from quote selective reporting on criminal cases in other matters was withdrawn yesterday a day after it was introduced the legislation called the stump guilt by accusation act proposed a fine for media outlets that report the initial coverage of a criminal case but then do not report the outcome critics attacked the bill as anti freedom of the press the Rhode Island Supreme Court is refusing to take the case of the wild is zebra strip club in Providence the city voted to permanently close the club on Allens Avenue because of prostitution violations the state restored the wild is the wristlet licenses but not its entertainment license last month the surf club appealed the punishment that stood against it from the city but the supreme court made its decision yesterday to close the case without giving a reason newsradio nine twenty and one or four seven FM sports the Bruins beat the Panthers two to one in Florida the Celtics are back home tonight to host the Janice in grapefruit league play the red Sox fell to the Astros five did nothing in fort Myers for.
"rhode island" Discussed on News Radio 920 AM
"Rhode Island than is currently known in a briefing to reporters yesterday she said of for people who have been tested to have been positive one was negative and results on the fourth or pending governor Gina Raimondo also speaking to reporters yesterday urged people to stay calm what our response is all about is collaboration coordination and communication my message is let's not panic don't panic be prepared be smart reach out to us Rhode Island residents are reminded to get a flu shot to wash their hands often and to stay home from work or school if they are sick meanwhile public health officials in Massachusetts are confirming the first presumptive case of cove it nineteen a woman from Norfolk County officials out in Washington state are working to slow down the corona virus after at least six people have died there today is super Tuesday voters in fourteen states including Massachusetts are heading to the polls democratic presidential front runner Bernie Sanders is expected to do well the former vice president Joe Biden has picked up steam after a decisive win in Saturday's South Carolina primary newsradio nine twenty and one of four seven FM will have live up to the minute super Tuesday coverage from Massachusetts and around the country starting as polls close tonight at eight o'clock there are also two special elections in Rhode Island today one is the race to fill a vacancy for state representative in house district fifty six which includes central falls the second is a primary election for the Providence city council seat from ward one which includes parts of downtown the east side and the jewelery district custodian workers in Scituate public schools are keeping their jobs the valley breeze supports the Scituate school committee yesterday decided not to privatize maintenance services and to hold on to the current staff according to the president of the custodians union guest audience protested the proposal that outsourced cleaning services last month after learning what the school district was reportedly considering long time MSNBC host Chris Matthews is calling it quits the hardball host announced his retirement Monday night it comes after a series of criticisms over his comments about Bernie Sanders and remarks he made to female co workers the seventy four year old noted that it's clear the compliments about women's appearances that many people including himself thought we're okay we're never acceptable Matthews hosted hardball on MSNBC since nineteen ninety nine he was once a speechwriter for former president Jimmy Carter Brian show can be seen news radio the death toll has risen to at least five this morning after a pair of tornadoes ripped through the Nashville Tennessee area overnight dozens of homes and businesses are damaged emergency crews are searching for people who might be injured or trapped in collapsed buildings the National Weather Service says in a climate summary for Providence that last month was the sixth warmest February on record the average temperature was thirty six point three degrees over four degrees above normal the weather service also said February twenty twenty tied with February of nineteen eighty four for the least snowiest newsradio nine twenty and one or four seven FM sports the Celtics welcome the nets to town tonight the Bruins are in Tampa tonight to take on the lightning in spring training the red Sox settled for an eleven to eleven time with the Tigers in Lakeland the stock stick on the Yankees today in Tampa for more news listen to the daily dive the big news stories explains not shouted every day on the I heart radio app or ever you get your favorite podcasts now more Rhode island's news.
"rhode island" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"A Rhode Island hospital in Providence where the driver was pronounced dead meanwhile the passenger suffered very serious injuries and the people in the second vehicle involved in the crimes were taken to a hospital also in Providence we don't yet know their conditions the cause of the crash is still under investigation New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft may now be charged with a felony this follows allegations that crap pay for sex acts at a massage parlor in Jupiter Florida back in January ABC news legal analyst royal Oakes explains although initial reports the craft might face sex trafficking charges proved false the issue is surfacing again now prosecutors while admitting craft isn't guilty of the offence argue the possibility trafficking was going on justified their round the clock video surveillance that apparently caught craft engaging in illegal activity prosecutors are now appealing in a court filing their craft committed a felony punishable by up to five years in prison an increased police presence in parts of New York City with very large Jewish populations NYPD chief Rodney Harrison announced its mailing a response to a growing number of anti semitic incidents with eight hate crimes reported in just the last two weeks is something that's very alarming we treat them very seriously we're investigating thoroughly aid Brooklyn it yesterday three women it reported being harassed and slapped by a woman who thought they were Jewish meanwhile the NYPD says there is no credible threat at this point targeting the Times Square ball drop coming up on new year's eve by deputy police commissioner John Miller is reminding everyone that security remains very tight it's a big event it's time square which is a symbolic target it's televise and watched by millions of not billions of people multiple items including backpacks large bags umbrellas an alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited at the upcoming new year's eve celebration in New York City it is a thirty eight over now to Bloomberg business in this edition of our series on trends to watch in the year ahead we look at the creation of the silicon curtain between east and west the US China trade war may be easing with the initial trade deal both sides of worked out but it may have come too late to prevent a divide that didn't exist before the trade war a split in the global electronic supply chain all the little teeny parks that controlled memory and processing speed all come from a global center partners mostly in Asia loomer exhausted Kerr says those parts are in every computerized device we use worries about tariffs of prompted about a third of China's electronics manufacturing capacity to move that's neither quick nor easy semiconductor facilities because fifteen billion dollars to build they take years and years and years to set out the result in the short term probably fewer high tech products discounted long term consequences one analyst actually told me that we could potentially paying more for devices that are actually worse in quality because we just don't have the best parts the silicon curtain one of Bloomberg.
"rhode island" Discussed on News Radio 920 AM
"New England and in Rhode Island no White Christmas looks like it's the last day to shop so everybody getting out there today good weather up this way for but looking at some of the more popular toys let's find out what people are looking for we say good morning to N. B. C.'s Michael by our good morning Michael and you want to view Tony yeah we know that as according to what I'm looking at either of the C. should verify to make sure according to the NORAD Santa dot com it seems as though the Santa has left the North Pole he's currently at least it appears as though over the arctic and that said he's on his way to delivering some of these very toys to girls and boys across the globe in some of the big popular toys that you're looking at this year for your young ones who might be familiar with Papa troll this pop patrol mighty jet command center transforming jet first super hero dogs yes four year olds loving the coolest new pop troll vehicle animated series now has mighty pops where in the beloved dogs have super powers was moved on past just your normal dog powers on some level the mighty pops and now you've got this Bob arbitral mighty Jack command center that my six year old has been asking Santa for so we'll see if that bring that one under the tree and there's a lot of above these sort of what we would call ponies are the classic toys mixed with high tech elements like for instance legos I remember growing up going just any sort of legos were cool we didn't have these kids like the Harry potter one or the stranger things version that they have that now is the box a lego you put it together it was fun for kids to play with now they've got lego hidden side building kits that look like almost like a haunted house or izombie kind of a scenario with the creatures that glow in the dark but more than that the hidden side building kits also include an interactive feature where once you build the the the lego hit whatever the hidden spy kids is that you have you build it then you get your phone download the hidden side mobile lab and you can scan your lego model with that phone to make it come alive so the app opens up this sort of what I've comic book action of what it is you're seeing there in front of you kids can find clues in that model they can solve mysteries in the apt it's now taken legos to an entirely different level with your sounds complicated I remember years ago we just had like the pet rock can you just talk about yes there there definitely putting more in the hands of parasitology at the sit there and hopefully not lose the intricate little pieces of that lego kit you got a piece this whole thing together correctly so it looks cool with your kid but then you've got to download the app and create the interactive portion of things it definitely becomes a little bit more challenging for parent that's for sure now because of my online shopping in just the differences you know you go back over the last couple of decades in every few years you had that you know the cabbage patch kids the the for bees the we that tickle me Elmo that big present that was so hard to get your hands on we see as much of that as their gift out there this year that's similar to that on that front it's it's it's it's seemingly ship the like a big part of what was popular yet the cabbage patch dolls were sort of that last transition between sort of an old school doll that really didn't do anything it just looked kind of cool it had a different appeal than what you see from what your normal most your dolls work the name of it the tickle me Elmo here's this film of its dancing or laughing or whatever it may be and it was an interactive kind of play along robotic almost sort of doll this year things have kind of shifted to the high tech version of stuff so if you're looking for the one that may be tough to find in stores it's usually the Nintendo switch or the Nintendo switch light which is the lower priced version of the switch and like the old school Nintendo as you look at your TV you play the console game but in the switches case you can save it gets too noisy in the room or parents are yelling you for playing intento game you can pop that game out of its little television nasty if you will and walk around and play and you can pop it back into other TV someplace else where you've got the console games so doesn't limit you to just playing on the TV you can pop it out go in the car ride for three hours to grandma's house and if grandma has a Nintendo switch attached to her TV movie can pop that thing right back in and continue playing your game so it would seem in theory here that there's never a chance that you couldn't be playing a video game on your Nintendo switch and switch light which I think is making it a big seller this year all right well one more day to shop and that's some great info Michael Bowers in B. C. a radio news thanks so much you have yourself a great holiday Sir merry merry Christmas to you Tony same.
"rhode island" Discussed on Here & Now
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"rhode island" Discussed on Climate Connections
"I'm doctor Anthony License and this is climate connections at sees rise and storms go stronger Rhode Island's. Four hundred miles of winding shoreline are increasingly vulnerable to flooding so we're inland streams and rivers so the state is working to protect roads dams and water treatment plants that are at risk at the water rises. We are seeing infrastructure. Vulnerabilities related to climate change the state not just on our coasts but in communities all around the State Sean Aurora is with the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank it provides loans to help cities and towns protect protect critical infrastructure for example the town of Warren elevated electrical equipment and pumps at a wastewater treatment plant others may use the loans to repair removal all dams elevate roads or restore coastal marshes that can help protect the coastline strengthening infrastructure does not just improve safety. O'Rourke says it smart financially to a study by the National Institute of Building Sciences found that every dollar the federal government spends on protection from floods and other hazards can save six dollars lers in future disaster costs investing before storm is going to have much greater benefit than being reactive and building back after a store climate connections is produced by the Yale Center for Environmental Communication. Learn more at Yale Connections Dot Org.
"rhode island" Discussed on Ridiculous History
"And this is where it takes a weird turn right because it feels like the end of the story. That's not quite the end because you see the British authorities. Were still around. They're still very much in play and they decide will going to investigate this gusty affair and they open a case on June tenth seventeen seventy two and this case winds on for a year but it runs into a big problem despite the numerous people who who participated in the raid despite the many more people who watched the ship burn down and explode. No one said they knew anything and about what happened that night. who was involved how it happened? Nobody would roll. Nobody was snitch. Everybody knew nothing as soon as the British came around yeah and it wasn't even until America got independence from Britain that the real story came out right which is hilarious yes so here's the thing gasping affair we've heard about governor. Joseph Wanton he really was in hot water because he was a buddy of John. Brown and black sympathizer of of the plight of the colonists and the merchants right yeah he was in this rock and a hard place situation because governor Joseph wanted was also a wealthy merchant he he was friends with other wealthy merchants like John Brown a ringleader of the raid and he sympathized with people other merchants in the colony when like these British customs officials are just jerks. They're real heels. The are rude. They talk down to us a butts. I I don't want war with the British says governor ones so he appoint. He's appointed chairman of the Royal Commission of inquiry. He does his best to soft pedal. The the investigation to delay proceedings to kind of placate British authorities like we're doing the best we can. We'll update you etc and every body. Rhode Island is a united front. Nobody's GonNa Roll on these raiders and that is why the official finding of the committee it was. Are you ready. This was undertaken by persons unknown. I love that expression persons unknown just in general. It's just this kind of ultimate absolution of let it go. It's up there with mistakes. Were made mistakes were indeed made and you know we said one was kind of looked at as a sympathizer because he was POWs with with Brown and his family but at the same time when the American revolution did break out in seventeen seventy five he was branded. There's a loyalist because he didn't want war with Britain but he was actually a bit more neutral and that groundwork that he laid during the gas be affair sort of protected to him from the Patriots when all hell broke loose and they did not ransack his home as they would have with other governors yeah they were. They were pretty pretty much from what we can tell during the course of the war the Patriots and the Revolutionary Forces when it came to want and they pretty much told him to just stay out of it. You know what I mean. Mine Your Business don't get in our way and we won't get yours. Thanks for having b-actor they gas thing and it did play a huge. You'd roll the possibility that the gas be readers could be sent to Britain and tried for treason and given the death penalty really scared scared the colonist and rightly so they started forming what they called committees of correspondence these things became kind of shadow governments comments and in a very real way they were catalysts for what we call the American Revolution Today. There's one last note to this story for. Everybody worried about our buddy our pal the daughters he did survive. He had a close call. He did almost bleed to death but he was saved. He continued his naval career and eventually he died a rich happy old man in Scotland not too bad not too bad you you know there were there. Were a lot of hurt feelings. There was indeed a revolution but in this city televised the revolution was not televised at that point was podcast. Though at least probably there was a blog I think there was a blog that was also mainly based on recipes but to read the actual recipe. You had to go through this five to ten paragraphs story. Ah about what the recipe meant that's the worst and then you get to the show more and then it's a bunch of ads and then maybe under that you get the recipe but we digress this is kind of a parallel event to the Boston Tea Party in that it represented Rhode Island's. We've had it moment right yeah and there's this. There's something amazing to an inspirational about how communities can band together. You know to to enforce what they see as justice because anybody at any point could have turned around and given the British the evidence they needed for a species where three people have a hard time cooperating operating in general to have an entire community do that is impressive and astonishing. We hope that you enjoyed today's. Today's episode and we would like to hear from you. What are some more little known strange conflicts in American history that you think your fellow fellow listeners would enjoy you can find us on facebook. You can find us on twitter. You can find us on instagram not just as a show but as individuals visuals. I am Ben Bullen on instagram having various strange adventures and I am Ben Bowling H W on twitter you can find me at how now Noah Brown on instagram got twitter but I don't really use it at its use it to creep on other twitter's which is a legitimate use of twitter and also have you ever seen. Have you ever seen those parody counts where the idea is the American revolution but with twitter what founding fathers would have said on twitter. It's hilarious yeah. I I do follow a Friedrich Nietzsche countdown so it's probably along those lines yeah yeah. I could see that too as always thanks to super producer casing peg as well as Alex Alex Williams who can pose that banging track you here at the beginning of every episode. Thanks you research. Associate Gabe loose here and our good Buddy Ryan bearish who continues to give us a hand in over the here and from very soon thanks to Christopher Haciendas here in spirit. I have a surprise for you. Let's hear it did not tell you about for while both been traveling lots took second as you know circumstances found me in Japan and as I like to do when I get a chance. I got you a souvenir man seen Casey. I got you something too but I didn't bring them with me today it. It's a hat it says Nagoya it's a sport cap of the snapback variety and it has a lovely little stylized Japanese fish dragon creature on the side and it's just lovely Ben there. You go mansion an outright now all right all right but yeah yeah. I hope you enjoyed. Don't feel obligated gated. You'll have the right just thought you making it very large my large head here. It goes who's still took. Notes still small small. No no I've got up got to put it on the last little click here all right who is still a little tight. Maybe it's for you. You didn't know it's perfect. There's like a little splash of color on the brim to a little splash of color your visit hyper color yeah it is. Kinda iridescence like the scales sales of a Japanese Dragon Fish. Thank you very much but we'll see you next time folks.
"rhode island" Discussed on Ridiculous History
"Holy smokes welcome to the show ridiculous historians stories. You could have been anywhere in the world today but you chose to be here and for that. We are grateful. My Name's Ben Man has no. Have you ever been to Rhode Island. I Have Multiple Multiple Times yeah I haven't it seems really small on the map that what's it like it is. It is very small. every time. I ve into Rhode Island has been driving through it so I've I've. I've stopped at places that were convenient along the road but I have not spent any time there. It's one of those places where you might you blink and you missed in Super Producer Casey peg. Have you ever been to Rhode Island. I have not I was just saying off. Mike that abandoned lot lightning bolt comes from Rhode Island and then I kind of associate them or Rhode Island with Rizzi and like all the cool stuff that came out of the Rhode Island School of designs right a lot of bands. turns out go art school. I David Byrne Right. Maybe I think Seth Macfarlane from Family Guy went to Rhode Island school designed did he really is Co.. Hog in Rhode Island. I think it is yes Rhode Island School of designer prestigious academic institution today story story for those of US following along at home is one one more notch requests when we're stepping our quest to do an episode about all all fifty states in the United States you see me years and years and years and years before the Rhode Island School of design existed there was something gene called the gas be affair this took place in Rhode Island and it's it's an historical incident of great importance and has some funny parts of this story but it's a story. That's unfamiliar to a lot of us in the modern. US It's sometimes regarded as what the first naval engagement of the American Revolution sometimes called Rhode Island's version of the Boston tea party right but what happened exactly the for I tell you what happened at some other notable risky alums. The entire talking heads winter is d. I knew it yeah but apparently David Byrne only made it like a year or something that makes sense. He's is to use too much of a Kook to follow the rules of an art institution and also we've got James Franco perfect perfect. Sam Hide member Sam High Dog Yeah Anyway. I'll tell you what happened. During the gas be affair so the ship question the gasp he was hot on the trail of the Hannah which was a smuggling ship from America and it ran aground off of the NAM quickpoint in Providence's Neringa Angus set bay. Wow that's a tough one. What do you think Ben Knanga set near Narragansett Boom. I'm going against the Narragansett Bay and that was on June the ninth you've so John Brown who's this American merchant. was not feeling good about British taxes on the things that he was selling so he he rode out to the gas with some other guys colonists and they took over the ship. They got rid of the crew and then they said these ship on fire when I say got rid of. I don't mean that they killed them. I just mean they escorted them off the vessel right so that's the that's the top level story story Ray. How did we get here. The action kind of begins brewing in seventeen sixty three as a consequence of the French and Indian Indian War England has gained control of Canada Florida and the land west to the Mississippi River to protect these territories. The British British need an army to you know they want position an army along the frontier it makes sense but it also requires some cold hard cash and because because the British crown doesn't want to have to foot the bill itself they go to the thirteen colonies of what would later become the United States and they say give us some scratch approach. The colonists say heck. No how dare you for two reasons first they said why are we going to pay for a an army on the boarder when the British won't let us settle in these new lands again they won't let us settle in Canada Florida lands west of the Mississippi and then they said second liar the British attempting to take more control over colonial trade after they had already let us operate with a somewhat free the hands for over a century right and then these taxes are getting past and seventeen sixty four people in the colonies. LANESE generally did not like paying taxes Rhode Island get super p owed about this because the taxes target commerce and this is a very small colony and other than the bay. They don't have a lot going on and there was this whole practice that you might have read about in history class called mercantilism where British colonies were required or th to only trade with England and there had been sort of a kind of have a grace period. I guess where folks in Port cities like Newport and Providence in Rhode Island had been making a fair amount of money and trading with partners from all over over the world now that was not going to be happening anymore so adding additional tax to this already kind of simmering situation of resentment. was not a good thing that's right and let's let's also paint the picture here. Rhode Island of this time is a lot more edgy than the Rhode Island of Modern Day. It's a notorious hi hole for smugglers and privateers and people are evading taxes left and right the British government are pretty much just attempting to enforce I the law granted it is a law that they made without much say-so from the colonist so they pass specifically the sugar act and then they bring six ships across the pond to enforce this act and one of these vessels vessel called the gas be the people of Rhode Island did not dig the enforcement of these new laws they attacked the HMS Saint John in in seventeen sixty four five years later they burn the HMS Liberty accustomed ship as it was in Newport harbor and by seventeen seventy due to the gas is a known problem in the Bay because they are almost working on commission they wanNA collect is much customer as much taxation as they can because they get a slice of the pie and a lot of this goes back to a guy named Lieutenant William Dunston. That's such a weird name. I was GONNA pronounce it yeah. He feels like it to me. I think so so he was the commander of the gasping and he was the one making the call to be as aggressive as the gasp. You was so once they've moved up into the Bait. His tactics really start getting on the colonists nerves. He is hunting. Everybody a ships from from the large merchant traders who sail across the ocean to really small traders who are just kind of going up the coastline even down to people who are just trying to make a living living catching fish. He's a real pill and they were even ordered to take supplies from farmers in the area without asking them they they were just stealing. It's not a good look. He was despised. He was universally despised rightly so this episode is brought to you by the Rolling Stone Charts Rolling Estonians the definitive outlet for all things music bringing you the latest news interviews and reviews rolling stone is your go-to source to learn everything about groundbreaking artists and now rolling stone is going even further to show you what it means to be on the rise introducing the rolling stone charts an interactive set of music charts that offer an in-depth in the moment view of the biggest songs albums and artists in music the rolling stone charts the definitive guide for trending breaking in popular music in the age of streaming his at rolling stone dot com slash charts or search. Rs Charts so yeah I mean and as time went on he kept using these really user is kind of mean spirited aggressive tactics and it kept riling up these colonists and it was really an untenable situation right. Yes even the governors of colonies route route to the British saying that the Gatsby crew was out of pocket. This is my one of my favorite parts. this goes back years. seventeen seventy two governor. Dr Joseph Wanton says that an addition to robbing the columnist harassing them they also insult the colonist with quote the the most abusive and continue milius language chase to Milius. I'm not familiar with that. Where but I think I will adopt that one for myself so is true. Yeah Con Chu L. E. S. T. U. M. E. L. I. O. U. S. and of course as a guy with the name like doodling Ston Dunston Dunston would do he refused and he kept this disruptive behavior going all throughout the Narragansett Bay and then on June ninth the gas beach chooses the wrong customer right they tried to.
"rhode island" Discussed on NPR's Story of the Day
"This is considered the most effective form of treatment for opioid addiction. But the vast majority of Americans with this disorder. Don't get these medications at this prison about ten percent of the inmates are on one of the therapy drugs foot. Group therapy is part of the program to and we sat in on a session in a classroom. We're only using the inmates first name, so they can speak frankly about illegal behavior ago teed Twenty-three-year-old named Ray is here for robbery he describes his experience arriving here a few years ago before this treatment program existed news, a rough detox, and so I was sick for good thirty days. You know, the physical aspect the mental aspect. I mean, I didn't get a good night's sleep for at least six months. There was no counseling when I came in. There was really nothing to Yuna. So and and told you to go to Chow every that's pretty typical of American prisons, a thirty nine year old man named Josh has a history of drug offenses and prison time going back years time wasted from my kids time wasted from my family time wasted from my life because the drugs pretty much every time, I gotta hair overdose repeatedly. You know? One real fear is that people will die of an overdose. Because there is this goes down when they're incarcerated do, you know, people who've lost their lives that way, many many absolutely very good friends. I had two very good friends. That's Kevin a man with a salt and pepper beard. He's serving time for shoplifting. Josh says he's seen the same thing. I had a close friend. I write in the other room. Yeah. Just a lot of people have quite a few right in my hands. It's it's a horrible thing. And does it seem to you like an avoidable thing like if there had been programs? Absolutely, absolutely. This program in Rhode Island costs two million dollars a year. That's money. The state could have used to improve schools or roads. So I asked Patricia Coyne fake the acting director of Rhode Island's department of corrections. What she says to skeptical politicians when they ask why this program is worth the money it saves people's lives. Sometimes there can be a negative attitude about whose lives, we're saving. But you know, everybody belongs to somebody. And so while they may have committed crime and deserve to be incarcerated, they're still human beings. And if we can keep people from dying. That's a good thing and early evidence shows that this program is keeping people from dying in the first six months of last year. Researchers saw a significant drop in overdose deaths. Among people recently released from prison, the prison systems medical director. Dr Jennifer Clarke believes this will actually save money in the long run. She says look who tends to die from overdoses. They are typically young many of them are young parents. So it's not just the. The life of the individual. It's the whole family. It's a whole community that's affected. So all analyses. That have been done have really shown that the money. We spend on treating people you save money in other areas of society when you look at the impact that this program has had in the last couple of years. Do you think it's something that every prison in every state all over the United States to do? Yes. Definitely without a doubt. And a lot of other states are interested corrections officials from around the country regularly. Come here to see how the program works one. Big piece of advice. The Rhode Island staff gives get the prison guards on board. Lauren Howard is a substance abuse coordinator here, and she's had to work closely with the security staff. They reaction was while you're going to bring in a medication that working real hard to keep out. So how did you overcome that? And that's a legitimate concern. We had to have meetings. We did a lot of talking. We did a lot of education. See a drug like. Doc zone. Is it self an opioid so inmates might take a pill? That's intended for treatment and sell it or give it to someone else..
"rhode island" Discussed on 1075 KZL
"Everywhere. Rhode island. Here's the thing. All my life. I never really thought about it. But after you play this clip is kind of weird now that I think about my dad having an alligator. I've always known that. It was a pet alligator. But it wasn't like a big one like this. I used to walk down the street, and he's the lab because people on the other side would walk across the other side of the street down the street. So like on a leash. Of course, he did. Like, something hugs. His dad would. Right now that I hear it does sound a little bit weird for me. My dad's. Not a really weird person. I know. And now that he now that I remember him telling me how to pet alligator. I'm going to ask more about that in dig into that. Right. And I'm sure the alligator loved living Rhode Island in the winter. Let's go for a walk everybody. Please don't must've been like a I don't know if there's different kinds of alligators that don't grow. Because it wasn't like a six foot alligator is probably more like a foot and a half type alligators. Eight. Oh now, I'm going to have to dig into that. You know, old your dad was pretty had it. Well before I was born. I think when he was like a kid like teen like an older teenager. Oh. It sounds weird now, and it just sounds more weird because of this clip and how bizarre that is. I never thought about it. I I'll be curious if if he was a teenager if it helped him get girls that he had alligator. Woo alligator now. Yeah. He he is old back then it's like it'd be like the fifties right in the sixties. Yeah. Maybe I think fifties..
"rhode island" Discussed on WPRO 630AM
"But good luck i have a call today attorney general to well listen anyway i was calling in regards to the the legal we'd shops just over the border i think it's it's fantastic and i only say that because i think if they kicking the gut to the to the rhode island government that we had the opportunity here and and i i'm not so for the legalization of marijuana but you know with with the condition that the state is in we had an opportunity here and we squandered it and now the state of massachusetts and i've even heard now in connecticut is is time during the same the same thing with the marijuana legalization so think of it the thing with the fireworks remember when fireworks in rhode island used to drive right over the connecticut border to buy so i think unfortunately massachusetts designed to something here and you put a couple of shops right over that rhode island mass border there's gonna be cars lined up to get into their oh he sat in the more the merrier he said the middle is live in one town one think of it this way i mean you're you're you're when you take revenue tax revenue from someone from out of state that is new revenue to your state and that's what you really want i mean that's why rhode island and you know we're we're a we want all these folks vacation here you know folks from let's bring in the people from out of state the brand cash we're not recycling to that same tax tax rights cycling mechanism all the time and and but massachusetts is gonna make a killing off of rhode island pot smoker and he knows it he he's sitting there talking to the providence journal and he he pulls up a map on his tablet he enlarges and he said see this right here pawtucket providence and east providence there's so many people packed in there that they're just going to pop right over the line and and he's going to get all the tax money from it.
"rhode island" Discussed on WFAN Sports Radio_FM
"It in rhode island by geico feet there i have a feeling that they have some sort of agreement you know in place and probably do that but like i said the kid probably going to test the free agent market just to see what it's worth of yeah i i went down i w i mean how many times you get to do that every in others every athlete's when they get a chance for free agency they always say the same thing i want to see what is like i guess they want to be wined and dined a little bit you know just throw ego let me to see what it's like because everybody gets you know you you think about it when you are a like a basketball player for instance you know you you get there it gets the colleges are after you to come to their school so when you get drafted you have no say and then went back to free agency gives you get to see you you you have some control let's go to uh donald announced on your on the fan hey owning how ira man how you doing panger in enjoy the show thank you haven't all the in a wild up but i figure with the milder met talk i'd give me a call you know event events a very if is it you know it's not that the on this don't want him it's just that they've gotten to a point where he thought he ended a la you know the tunnel with free agency and he going to see what he's worth just like the previous caller said just like you were saying other they want him to get away in a matter of fact with a you this directive new building and it affect over pro you know new promised with that new building they're going to have to try to do everything they can to sign this guy threw on bolo demonte adam promising lim the world whatever they gotta do i'm a die hard i'll do i for some other teams comes back and tell the aisle is an eagle oh my goodness i mean they they don't we don't want to pay that they're i don't want to pay it because it's like i said with the spectres that building hey over their head in a.
"rhode island" Discussed on WPRO 630AM
"Are they did at the university of rhode island we had the first diner in america uh so yeah you're you're like an encyclopedia rhode island facts and figures it's really impressive shall no all of this stuff i know you've written a lot of books and you have some games as well tell me tell me about your research and you products well basically i got started i i do armories in particular at their eighteen historic armories in rhode island and i started with those in that i was asked to do so speech at the state house went through lend independence day now dow shot in a story and so what i jewish i put put together uh a list some of our better quality in the state win over in very popular fashion so the governor then governor could cherry asked me to do something with a speech and since then it sort of grown and uh i very pleased to say that i do presentation item state international conference suspect taking some of it around the country to uh to open the door to let people know what we have here denied a great state yes we have problems but what state does not think it's very important to s defined are better points era quirkiness to uh because it's it's it's us and we are so us and for a small state we have so much absolutely that's very true now you you just came out with a couple of new things up rhode island seek ridge sends their little sort of flash cards that could be really great for someone who's you know from be.
"rhode island" Discussed on WPRO 630AM
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"rhode island" Discussed on Reasonable Doubt
"Of a classic case like couldn't do it is a classic case so you're in rhode island now and you're you're working on the case but we we we search toggle back from cache to street vendors that that where to stick cash it case stand as we speak there are i think in the midst of filing dueling that second amended complaint so there are going to old all the actions are no spending in new york and that's that's where there kind of doing battles so to speak what as of right now the mvp interesting leave the all these who loss to throw where the office just filed today have kind of an interesting was i'm back up with the soccer loaded family where they have to pick stuff a guy who is in the early stages of all timers they then took him to that jay all he remained of medicated and then the sheriff's released to apparently at two or three of them warning he has the next thing you know he's followed that lead to seventy one years old and you have to wonder literally when you pick a guy happen you realize that he's but we challenged him or at all times you throw it to you just let him out two with aborting is three in the morning to just but for insult of the one years old was just mind boggling to me the same time working criminal icing this and we're letting the whole boost be it we're not trying to get better health services to them or anybody else the insanity it's almost as if this city if la is wants to be institutionally skips of chronic feet the number of things that they do of an to drive people out of the city and from two weeks business for the city it's also fifth a lot they want to say to you don't come here well you know a good thing that's funny and i iger a i vast bring this oakland then everyone swallow every time you know the somebody who is affected by trump's travel band has now making his way from iran man mayor gar said he's going to meet him at the airport and then it's going to give a long winded speech about how we're.