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What’sUpPodcast: John Longley on Newport, ’83 America’s Cup, Endeavour Replica Project,...

Fremantle, Western Australia - John Longley AM may just be the most interesting man in the world. John...

What’sUpPodcast: Stuart Walton, General Manager of Royal Perth Yacht Club

Crowley, Western Australia - Let's get to it, I know you're wondering...why have I heard about or why should I care about...

In his own words, a World War II vet remembers

I recall several years ago, walking slowly from the cemetery after the funeral for my Uncle Joe, a World War II vet....

What’s Up Radio – #6: Roy Lauth previews 48th Annual Christmas...

The 48th Annual Christmas In Newport gets underway on Saturday, December 1st with an official opening ceremony in Washington Square at 5 pm. Roy Lauth,...

What’s Up Radio: A conversation with Newport Mayor-elect Jamie Bova

Newport, RI - The voters spoke on November 6th and elected their new City Council, and now the new City Council has spoken and...

What’s Up Radio – November 12th: Veterans Day, Newport’s million dollar...

Newport, RI - Another edition of What's Up Radio is here. We start off the conversation reminding people that this (What's Up Radio) is a...

What’s Up Radio: The War and Treaty

After an amazing and beautiful debut performance at the 2018 Newport Folk Festival in July, The War and Treaty return to our area for...

What’s Up Radio: A conversation with musician Troy Ramey

Troy Ramey, a graduate of Rogers High School in Newport and a top 12 finisher on Season 12 of NBC's The Voice, joins me...

Podcast: A conversation with John Marion, executive director of Common Cause...

With less than two weeks until the election, John Marion, executive director of Common Cause of Rhode Island, joins WUN's Frank Prosnitz on this...

Podcast: Simona De Tullio and Charles Kehres preview Island Moving Company’s...

Newport, RI - This weekend's series of contemporary ballet performances by Island Moving Company at Casino Theatre in Newport will feature choreography by IMC Artistic Director...

Podcast: From homeless to a soon-to-be college graduate, the Joe Glennon...

Westerly, RI - On any given day in Rhode Island, there are more than 1,000 men, women, and children living in emergency shelters, cars,...

Podcast: Musician Kerri Powers, SNA Chats about 5k By The Bay

On this edition of What'sUpNewp Radio on AM 1540 WADK Newport we catch up with blues-folk artist Kerri Powers by phone before her Common...

Podcast: Vietnam Veterans and Agent Orange

Two bills are pending in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives that would restore disability benefits to hundreds of thousands of Vietnam...

Podcast: Colin Kane discusses Hammetts Wharf Hotel, future plans of Newport...

Newport, RI - After a few years of planning, the groundbreaking for the new 84-room Hammetts Wharf Hotel, restaurant, retail space, and office space...

Podcast: A conversation about Lucy’s Hearth with Mark Gorman and Jennifer...

On this edition of What'sUpNewp Radio on AM 1540 WADK Newport, we hear (and learn) all about  Lucy Hearth and hear about their upcoming...

Podcast: Making sense of the political rhetoric with Len Lardaro, economist...

Listen to Governor Gina Raimondo and you’ll be convinced that Rhode Island’s economy is strong, with wages growing faster than any other state. Listen to...

Podcast: Iain Guest, The Advocacy Project | Matt Gray, Ragged Island...

Iain Guest,adjunct professor at Georgetown University and founder of The Advocacy Project, joined me on What'sUpNewp Radio on WADK 1540AM before his talk on...

Podcast: Pell Elementary Students speak with astronaut aboard International Space Station

Newport’s Pell Elementary School students made history today by becoming the first Rhode Island public school to make contact with the International Space Station...

Podcast: Dr. Kathy Abbass from RIMAP joins us to chat about...

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...

Podcast: John Blaess and Mike Lunney, Portsmouth High School Athletic Hall...

John Blaess and Mike Lunney joined me on this edition of What's Up Newp Radio on WADK 1540AM to chat about the Class of 2018...

Podcast: Survivors of sexual assault deserve better

In the wake of the ongoing allegations of sexual assault by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, I just had to speak up and share my unique...

Podcast: Potter League For Animals will host fundraiser, event for NOWZAD,...

The willingness of the Potter League for Animals in Middletown to reach out and help animals is pretty much limitless.  Last week, it took...

Podcasts: Chatting with folks from Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival,...

I took over the WADK airwaves as host of The Open Forum and What'sUpNewp Radio Edition on Wednesday, it was a jam-packed two hours...

Podcast: Bob Weygand joins us to chat about statewide politics; hear...

On this edition of The Open Forum on AM 1540 WADK Newport, Frank Prosnitz and I were joined by former Lieutenant Governor and State...

What’sUpNewp Radio – September 11: Temporarily closure of Newport Skating Center...

The construction of a new 84-room hotel and restaurant on the former site of the Newport Yachting Center will keep the Newport Skating Center...