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Tear forces RITBA forced to remove American Flag from Pell Bridge earlier than expected

Early this evening The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) noticed the American flag it hung on the Newport Pell Bridge had developed a slight tear and immediately took the flag down. The flag was hung Friday morning (5/25) from the west tower of the bridge with the intention of flying this flag through the Memorial Day weekend.

What’sUpNewp Radio Edition – May 25: James McGuire, Department Commander of the Rhode Island Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

James P. McGuire, Department Commander of the Rhode Island Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, joined Ryan Belmore and Frank Prosnitz on this edition of What’sUpNewp Radio Edition on AM 1540 WADK  to discuss Memorial Day, the 150th anniversary, the Grand Army of the Republic, Rhode Island Civil War history, and more. The Department of

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