Pinpoint Weather (Above Hero): Holiday Travel Advisory

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Rain, wind, some snow to impact holiday travel

PINPOINT WEATHER ALERT // The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for northwestern Rhode Island and western Kent County from early Wednesday morning until 7 a.m. Thursday. In these areas, rain is expected to mix with sleet and snow and during the evening, drivers could see difficult driving conditions.

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Ferguson protest spills on to I-95 in Providence

What started as a peaceful protest through the city quickly turned dangerous as 100 to 150 demonstrators jumped the fence near the highway and blocked traffic near Exit 20.

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Red Sox bring in Sandoval, Hanley Ramirez

Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez spent the last two seasons as NL West rivals. Now they’re teammates, signing with the Boston Red Sox as free agents to try to boost Boston out of the AL East cellar.

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UMD getting ocean data from “Blue” glider

In order to study ocean conditions, scientists at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth deployed a marine glider off the New England coast for a 13-day mission.

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ACLU asks Chafee to change immigration policy

The American Civil Liberties Union is asking Gov. Lincoln Chafee to change state immigration policy before leaving office, following President Barack Obama’s action to defer deportation for millions of people in the country illegally.

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Black Friday: Shopping and deals database

Are you braving local stores on Black Friday? Check out the WPRI.com shopping and deals database so you can plan your shopping trip from start to finish.