Top stories in 2 minutes Saturday Sept. 24

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — With college football in its fourth week, ABC 6 News doesn’t have a 6 p.m. newscast and won’t be on air until 11 p.m.

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A free dental care clinic is being hosted by the Rhode Island Mission of Mercy in Providence this weekend.

The clinic is being held at the Providence Community Health Center on Prairie Avenue.

Hundreds of people turned out for cleanings, X-rays, fillings, root canal treatments, and tooth extractions Saturday.

Over 200 dental and medical workers from across the Ocean State are volunteering at the weekend clinic.

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NASA is skipping next week’s launch attempt of its new moon rocket because of a tropical storm that’s expected to become a major hurricane.

It’s the third delay in the past month for the lunar-orbiting test flight featuring mannequins but no astronauts, a follow-up to NASA’s Apollo moon-landing program of a half-century ago. Hydrogen fuel leaks and other technical issues caused the previous scrubs.

Currently churning in the Caribbean, Tropical Storm Ian is expected to become a hurricane by Monday and slam into Florida’s Gulf coast by Thursday. The entire state, however, is in the cone showing the probable path of the storm’s center — including NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.
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