Even if retailers reopen, an expert says they’ll struggle to bounce back

Rhode Island retailers have been waiting to reopen since Gov. Gina Raimondo ordered them closed in mid-March, but a business professor at Providence College tells Eyewitness News that even if they’re allowed to reopen soon, they’ll most likely continue to struggle as the economy recovers.

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Rhode Island retailers have been waiting to reopen since Gov. Gina Raimondo ordered them closed in mid-March, but a business professor at Providence College tells Eyewitness News that even if they’re allowed to reopen soon, they’ll most likely continue to struggle as the economy recovers.

Arctic cold brings record-low temps and dangerous …

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On Friday, the coldest air mass since 2016 hit New England. The arctic cold front brought with it record-low temperatures and dangerously cold wind chills. Wind was so powerful, it left damage across the region.

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This is a developing story, 12 News will have the latest as details come in.

Fire breaks out at Fall River home

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The flames broke out Friday afternoon at a home on Highland Avenue.

Bitter cold bearing down on Southern New England

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An arctic front is causing temperatures to plummet, which combined with increasing winds will create dangerously cold conditions by late Friday night. A Wind Chill Warning is in effect through 10 a.m. Saturday, with wind chills of -20 to -30 degrees expected.

Bitter cold bearing down on Southern New England

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An arctic front is causing temperatures to plummet, which combined with increasing winds will create dangerously cold conditions by late Friday night. A Wind Chill Warning is in effect through 10 a.m. Saturday, with wind chills of -20 to -30 degrees expected.

Newsmakers 2/3/2023: Commerce Sec. Gina Raimondo

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This week on Newsmakers: Ted Nesi sits down with Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo at her office in Washington; then on the second half, a roundup on the latest local developments in DC.

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Alexandra Leslie has the latest on several shelters opening across the state as temperatures plummet.

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The city of Pawtucket has opened a new warming shelter in anticipation of the bitter cold temperatures coming this weekend.

Pawtucket opens new warming shelter

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The city of Pawtucket opened a new shelter at 1139 Main Street, which will run 24 hours through Monday.

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US adds a surprisingly strong 517,000 jobs despite Fed hikes

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Senator Jack Reed discusses the recent explosion in jobs the United States has seen in the past several months.

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Economic expert on the January jobs report

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Weather

Pinpoint Weather 12 Dangerous Wind Chills 02-02-2023.

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Weather Alert: February 3, 2023

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Local News

Scaffolding collapses outside North Attleboro building

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Emergency shelter for unhoused RI couples to open …

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‘A rule worth breaking’: RI tattoo artist turns dream …

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Community Focus: Dr. Philip Chan

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Fire breaks out at Fall River home

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DEM to increase controlled-burns in 2023 to restore …

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VIDEO NOW: DEM conducts controlled burn on part of …

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Bitter cold bearing down on Southern New England

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Bitter cold bearing down on Southern New England

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Target 12

Raimondo: I might run for president – but never for …

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Prov. NAACP president pleads not guilty to 2 charges …

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Former Fairhaven officer awarded more than $800k …

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12 NEWS NOW: Former Fairhaven officer awarded more …

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RI to erase many marijuana possession convictions …

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Target 12 Q&A: Marijuana convictions being expunged

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Ski-mask wearing suspect tied to drive-by pellet …

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New 195 chair: Decision on Fane Tower could be settled …

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From Pawtucket to Washington: RI native lands key …

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New Providence NAACP president charged with campaign …

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Sports

Former Lincoln All-Stater Brito leading Keene into …

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Lady Quakers stay undefeated with win over West Warwick

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Lilly scores 23 as Brown knocks off Dartmouth 73-61

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Bryant making adjustments, looking to get hot at …

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Team of the Week – Moses Brown girls basketball

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Olivera’s three-pointer helps Tiverton Middle School …

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Classical wins 9th league game vs. Cranston East

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PC hockey looks to bounce back after getting swept …

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Brown using playoff approach on crucial road trip …

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South Kingston’s Brutti healthy, ready for first …

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RIIL girls hockey petition

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Big Game Bound: Super Bowl Week preview

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The Rhode Show

The Rhode Show Rewind!

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Cold out today! – #RSBuzz – The Rhode Show, 2/3/23

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Top of Show – The Rhode Show, 2/3/23

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In the Kitchen: Tomato Rice

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Rhody Roundup 2/3

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Jaclyn Leibl-Cote shares the importance of National …

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Rhode Home: Living Room Furniture, and the Warwick …

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Having fun at Wachusett Mountain- The Rhode Show, …

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Annie is playing at the PPAC through February 5th

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In the Spotlight: Ryan Bader prepares for Bellator …

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In the Kitchen: Lobster, Oyster Mushrooms and Gnocchi

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Mortgage lender shares 2023 interest rate outlook

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Local Programs

Newsmakers 2/3/2023: Commerce Sec. Gina Raimondo

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The War on Alzheimer’s: The Battle Continues

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Newsmakers 01/27/2023: Prov. Police Col. Hugh Clements

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Newsmakers 01/20/2023 Congressman Seth Magaziner

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