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October 22, 2018

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Podcast: Dr. Kathy Abbass from RIMAP chats about possible discovery of the Endeavour in Newport

Dr. Kathy Abbass, RIMAP’s Executive Director and Principal Investigator, joins us for the majority of this edition of What’s Up Newp Radio on WADK 1540AM to answer,“Could it be the Endeavour?” Archaeologists from the Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project (RIMAP) and its partner, the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM), announced their 2018 research results for

Podcast: Justin Speegle, AmpSurf; Stephanie Geller, RI Kids Count

AmpSurf will host its second annual adaptive surfing clinic at Second Beach on September 15th. Justin Speegle from AmpSurf joined Frank Prosnitz and me today on What’sUpNewp Radio on WADK 1540AM to chat about the event that involves adaptive surf therapy with certified adaptive surf instructors and is free for anyone with any kind of disability. Also, joining us on

Podcast: John Taylor discusses closure of Newport Grand, opening of Tiverton Casino Hotel

Newport Grand Casino closes permanently at 11 pm this evening. Tiverton Casino Hotel opens at 10 am on Saturday. John Taylor Jr., Executive Chairman of the Board of Twin River Worldwide Holdings, the owner of Twin River Event Center in Lincoln, Tiverton Casino Hotel in Tiverton, and Newport Grand Casino in Newport, joined me today at 1:45pm on What’s Up Newp Radio

Podcast – August 24: Magnolia Cajun Band ready for Rhythm & Roots Festival; John Fuzek speaks about Providence Folk Festival

It was all about the music and upcoming music festivals today on What’sUpNewp Radio Edition on AM 1540 WADK Newport. Alan and Michelle from Magnolia Cajun Band, “Rhode Island’s Hometown Cajun Band”, joined me to chat about the band’s upcoming performance at next weekend’s Rhythm and Roots Festival in Charlestown. The Providence Folk Festival, a free

Podcast – August 10: Looking ahead to Rhythm & Roots, Providence Folk Festival and more music with WUN’s Ken Abrams

Ken Abrams, our fabulous music, arts, and entertainment writer, joined me on this edition of What’sUpNewp Radio to chat about life after the Newport festivals. There’s Rhythm & Roots, Providence Folk Festival, and much more music that is sure to keep you busy from now thru Labor Day. We also hit on Ken’s Six Picks for this

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