The Open Forum

The Open Forum

A WADK Voice of Newport County Tradition for 65 years. Issues that affect our hometowns on Aquidneck Island everyday in good times and bad with perspective and historical context that no other media can deliver.


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WADK's Open Forum

Ray Rickman

May 7th, 2021 12:00am

Thursday May 6 - Ray Rickman

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Gov McKee's Weekly COVID Briefing May 6

Gov Dan McKee Weekly COVID Briefing

May 7th, 2021 12:00am

Thursday May 6

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WADK's Open Forum

The Open Forum

May 6th, 2021 12:00am

Tuesday May 4th - 12:20 in the Open Forum - taking a look at virtual support communities for those with long COVID. with Archelle Georgiou, MD Remembering May 4 1970 - Four Dead In Ohio

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WADK's Open Forum

Live Coverage

May 6th, 2021 12:00am

Wed May 5th - RI Philharmonic Executive Director David Beauschene to talk about the 21-22 season! Coverage of Lt Gov Harris Visit To RI - Newport Planning Board

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WADK's Open Forum

The Open Forum

May 3rd, 2021 12:00am

Friday April 30 - Pay to Park - Newport Season Starting - Covid and Vax Stats - Newport and Island History

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WADK's Open Forum

Newport Council Hilites

April 30th, 2021 12:00am

Thursday April 30 - Newport Council Vice Chair Lynn Ceglie

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WADK's Open Forum

The Open Forum

April 29th, 2021 12:00am

Tuesday April 27 - State Sen Lou DiPalma on Tech Upgrade and EOHHS Eleanor Slater Hospital

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WADK's Open Forum

The Open Forum

April 29th, 2021 12:00am

Wednesday April 28 - Mask Restrictions LIfted - Menthol Cigarette Ban Coming - History

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WADK's Open Forum

The Open Forum

April 27th, 2021 12:00am

Friday April 23 - Middletown Town Council Vacancy Filled Audio From 4/19 Meeting

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WADK's Open Forum

The Open Forum

April 23rd, 2021 12:00am

Thursday April 22 - Casey Riley, Newport Resto Group

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LIve Coverage Gov and Health Dept Lifting Restrictions

Covid Restrictions Lifted

April 23rd, 2021 12:00am

Thursday Apr 22 - Live Coverage of Gov McKee and state health officials announcing restrictions lifted

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WADK's Open Forum

Gov Dan McKee Lt Gov Sabina Matos

April 22nd, 2021 12:00am

Wednesday April 21 - Small Business Virtual Town Hall with Lt Gov Matos, SBA Mark Hayward, DLT Matt Shlahf

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WADK's Open Forum

The Open Forum

April 21st, 2021 12:00am

Tuesday April 20 - Middletown Council Highlights - Breaking News Coverage Shooting On Long Island

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LIve Coverage Verdict

Live Coverage

April 21st, 2021 12:00am

WADK and ABC Live Coverage Verdict - Chauvin 4:30 - 5:00 PM (approx 25:00 in)

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LIve Coverage Verdict

WADK and ABC Live Coverage

April 21st, 2021 12:00am

WADK and ABC Live Coverage Chauvin Verdict - 5:00 - 6:00 PM

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WADK's Open Forum

The Open Forum

April 14th, 2021 12:00am

Tuesday Apr 13 - J & J Vax Pause Coverage - RI Health Dept Briefing Preview -

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Special Coverage

Special Coverage

April 14th, 2021 12:00am

Tues Apr 13 - 1:30 PM - Live Special Coverage Health Dept Briefing on J&J Vax Pause (approx 30:00 in)

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WADK's Open Forum

The Open Forum

April 13th, 2021 12:00am

Friday April 9 - Ray Rickman

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WADK's Open Forum

Gov Dan McKee

April 13th, 2021 12:00am

Thursday April 8 - Gov McKee and RI Dept Health Weekly Coronavirus Briefing

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WADK's Open Forum

The Open Forum

April 13th, 2021 12:00am

Monday April 12 - Newport City Council Agenda

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WADK's Open Forum

Gov Dan McKee

April 8th, 2021 12:00am

Wed April 7 - Live Coverage - Gov McKee and local officials open new vax site in East Providence

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WADK's Open Forum

Suicide Prevention

April 6th, 2021 12:00am

Monday April 5 - Jamie Lehane, exec dir and Dr Dan Wartenberg, Newport Mental Health Zero Suicide Initiative -interview approx 25:00 in

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WADK's Open Forum

The Open Forum

April 2nd, 2021 12:00am

Thursday April 1 2021 - Newport PLanning Board Public Response March 29 Zoom Meeting - Daily Corona Data

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WADK's Open Forum

Gov Dan McKee Weekly COVID Briefing

April 2nd, 2021 12:00am

April 1 2021 - Live Coverage of weekly COVID briefing from Vets Auditorium, Providence - Gov McKee, Health Dir Dr Alexander-Scott, Commerce Dir Pryor, COVID Dir McCarthy

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WADK's Open Forum

The Open Forum

April 1st, 2021 12:00am

Wednesday Mar 31 - Guest: Ray Rickman

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WADK's Open Forum

Ask The Council Vice-Chair

March 26th, 2021 12:00am

Thursday March 25 - Newport City Council Vice-Chair Lynn Ceglie on Last Night's Council Meeting - Corona Data

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WADK's Open Forum

Gov Dan McKee

March 25th, 2021 12:00am

Wed Mar 24 - Replay of Gov McKee Interview - Corona Data

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WADK's Open Forum

The Open Forum

March 24th, 2021 12:00am

Tuesday March 23 - State Sen Lou DiPalma on State Acute Care Facilities - DOH Answer on Daily Covid Data Analysis

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WADK's Open Forum

The Open Forum

March 23rd, 2021 12:00am

Monday March 22 - JWU Dean of Culinary Innovation Jason Evans from Feb - Corona Data - Island and WADK History

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WADK's Open Forum

The Open Forum

March 19th, 2021 12:00am

Thursday March 18 - Middletown Town Council President Resigns - Vax News preview of Gov's Briefing at 1

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Gov McKee's Weekly COVID Briefing March 18

Gov Dan McKee

March 19th, 2021 12:00am

Gov McKee's Weekly COVID Media Briefing with Health Dept Dir Dr Nicole Alexander-Scott, Commerce Secy Stefan Pryor, COVID Administrator Tom McCarthy

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WADK's Open Forum

Bruce Newbury

March 18th, 2021 12:00am

Wednesday March 17 - Celebrity Chef Ming Tsai - Corona Data- Vax Updates

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WADK's Open Forum

The Open Forum

March 17th, 2021 12:00am

Tuesday March 16 - Bruce Newbury - Lars Trodson

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WADK's Open Forum

Discover Newport Evan Smith

March 16th, 2021 12:00am

Monday March 15 - Evan Smith, executive director, Discover Newport

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WADK's Open Forum

Gov Dan McKee

March 15th, 2021 12:00am

Friday March 12 - Recap Gov McKee's Briefing - David Beauchene, Dir, RI Philharmonic (approx 40:00 in)

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WADK's Open Forum

Mayor Napolitano

March 12th, 2021 12:00am

Thursday March 11 - Newport Mayor Jeanne-Marie Napolitano - Last Night's Council Highlights

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WADK's Open Forum

The Open Forum

March 11th, 2021 12:00am

Wednesday March 10 - Yubo app - Teacher Vax Updates - Corona Data

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WADK's Open Forum

Gov Dan McKee

March 10th, 2021 12:00am

Tuesday March 09 - Gov's Press Conference on Teacher Vax cont'd

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WADK's Open Forum

The Open Forum

March 9th, 2021 12:00am

Monday March 8 - Luke Renchan of the Wedding Event coalition and Greg Nawrocki the manager of the Hotel Providence will talk about yesterday's COVID-safe wedding event in Providence

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WADK's Open Forum

The Open Forum

March 5th, 2021 12:00am

Thursday March 4 - Atlantic Pandemic Article - Corona Daily Data

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WADK's Open Forum

The Open Forum

March 4th, 2021 12:00am

Wednesday March 3 - Following The New Gov - Margi Mannix, AARP with stimulus stats - Corona Data

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WADK's Open Forum

The Open Forum

March 3rd, 2021 12:00am

Monday March 1 - Developments in Gov and Commerce Sec - Middletown Town business - OB/GYN Dr. Pari Ghodsi, (Perry Godsey) to educate us about HPV and certain HPV-related cancers and diseases, in advance of International HPV Awareness Day (March 4th).

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WADK's Open Forum

Lt Gov Dan McKee

March 3rd, 2021 12:00am

Tuesday March 2 -rnLive Coverage Incoming Gov McKee Vax and Press Conference

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WADK's Open Forum

Lt Gov Dan McKee

March 1st, 2021 12:00am

Friday Feb 26 - LG Dan McKee press conference on PPP extension with Small Business Adm and Commerce RI - Jamie Gwen

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Ask The Council Vice-Chair

February 26th, 2021 12:00am

Thursday Feb 25 - Newport City Council Vice-Chair Lynn Ceglie - Last Night's Council Meeting - 12:35 One in Three Americans Say Increasing Their Savings is a Top Financial Goal for the Next Six Months - Bruce will speak with Chris Wong, Financial Expert & Consumer Savings Executive, Bank of America

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WADK's Open Forum

The Open Forum

February 25th, 2021 12:00am

Wednesday Feb 24 - Covering Newport County and Rhode Island

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WADK's Open Forum

Lt Gov Dan McKee

February 24th, 2021 12:00am

Tuesday Feb 23 - Lt Gov McKee Small Business Town Hall Facebook Live audio

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WADK's Open Forum

Ray Rickman

February 23rd, 2021 12:00am

Monday Feb 22 - Ray Rickman, Stages of Freedom Black Church Webinar

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WADK's Open Forum

The Open Forum

February 19th, 2021 12:00am

Thursday Feb 18 - Storm Info - Vax Facts - Mary Snyder, United Health Care Medicare Director

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WADK's Open Forum

The Open Forum

February 18th, 2021 12:00am

Wednesday Feb 17 - Portsmouth Vax POD Opening - LIVE breaking news - Rush

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