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Five Things for Wednesday: Shop Local, Help the Homeless & More

Check in with your daily dose of Johnston area information, including news, weather and celebrity birthdays!

 

Johnston Weather

  • Wednesday: Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Highs around 50.
  • Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid-30s. 
  • Thanksgiving Day: Sunny. Highs around 50.

Shop Local: Thinking of shopping locally this Saturday? Catch a bus at Pocasset Bay Manor, visit three greal local shops, and have a bite to eat — all for $10 — with the North Central Chamber of Commerce "Shopping Shuttle." Click here for more information.

Help the Homeless: If you're heading out to Smithfield Crossing to shop this weekend, your lunch stop at UNO Chicago Grill will do more than fill your stomach — it'lll help the homeless in Rhode Island. UNO is donating 20 percent of each bill to the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless.

Thanksgiving Football: Johnston High School isn't playing a Thanksgiving game this year — the nearest game is the  Smithfield/North Providence rivalry at NP High School tomorrow. Click here to find out more.

Celebrity Birthdays Today:

  • Bjork, 47: Icelandic singer/songwriter.
  • Harold Ramis, 68: Starred in "Ghostbusters" (1984)
  • Troy Aikman, 46: Three-time Super Bowl-winning QB of Dallas Cowboys

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