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US Dept. of Transportation sends $3 million To New Bedford

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Beach Closures

New Bedford has announced beach closures for Thursday.

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Digital Amnesia Is Here

Do you find that because your smartphone is always on you or nearby and the Internet is just a click or swipe away that you remember fewer things than you used to -- not only facts about things but personal information like people's phone numbers? WTOP reports that a new study from Kaspersky Lab found that Americans aren't remembering as much information, dubbing it "Digital Amnesia," which is forgetting information that you trust a digital device to store and remember for you

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Mouthwatering Fried Clams

Golden fried clams are an integral part of the iconic New England tapestry. The delicacy has a very interesting history. In 1914, Lawrence Henry “Chubby” Woodman and his wife Bessie opened a small concession sand on Main Street in Essex, Massachusetts

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Phil’s Phar Out News

WOMAN JUMPS INTO AN ENCLOSURE AT A ZOO AND POKES A CROCODILE: A woman in Mexico jumped into an enclosure at a zoo and began to poke one of the crocodiles. The crocodile snapped at her leg and misses, causing her to fall over. She then ran ou

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Eye Color Linked To Alcoholism

Will you be mixing some special, patriotic cocktails for the Fourth of July? You may want to be careful with your drinking if you have light colored eyes-- a new study shows light-eyed people may be at higher risk for developing alcoholism

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Photo from City of New Bedford

New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal To Welcome First Cargo Ship

The New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will welcome its first cargo ship on Monday.

The vessel Thorco Svenborg  is delivering wind turbine components for a land-based project in Plymouth.

The Baker Administration has been critical of the $113-million, state-funded terminal project because offshore wind development has yet to pan out in Mass

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UMass Dartmouth Hoping to Diversify Nursing Workforce In Region

The College of Nursing at UMass Dartmouth has received nearly $300-thousand from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

University spokesman John Hoey says the money will be used to encourage more minority students to consider nursing as a future career

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New Bedford Airport - Mass. DOT
New Bedford Airport - Mass. DOT

New Bedford Regional Airport Receives Federal Funding

The U.S. Department of Transportation is sending more than $12 million to Massachusetts to benefit municipal airports.

The funding will be distributed to the New Bedford Regional Airport, plus airports in Barnstable and Plymouth,

New Bedford is receiving just over $3 million to rehabilitate the airport's taxiway

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Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images

Cardinals Fire Scouting Director After Hacking Scandal

The St. Louis Cardinals are parting ways with scouting director Chris Correa. He had been on a leave of absence, with the "Post-Dispatch" reporting he's been the focus of the hacking scandal involving the Houston Astros

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New Bedford Police

Mercedes-Driving Teen Arrested on Drug, Firearm Charges in New Bedford

Drugs, cash, and a loaded gun are seized after police stop and search a car in New Bedford.

Detective Captain Steve Vicente says State and local police stopped a 2006 Mercedes Benz at Page and Allen Streets Wednesday night after obtaining a search warrant for the car and it's operator, 19-year-old Joey Wilson of New Bedford

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