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NB Half Marathon Is A Go

Despite the record-breaking snowfall and diminished road conditions, Mayor Jon Mitchell says the race is going to take place as scheduled on Sunday, March 15.

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Strangest Notification on My Phone [PHOTOS]

I don't know how this person got my email address, but I am beyond irked that they not only messaged me, but "kindly" invited me to join an event in my calendar. Please do not invade my privacy by messaging me and accessing my calendar

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MLS Players Union Agrees To Five-Year Labor Deal

A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that Major League Soccer and its players' union have agreed in principle to a five-year labor contract, averting a possible strike ahead of Friday's season opener

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More Snow For The Southcoast

More winter weather is headed for southern New England.

The National Weather Service has issued winter storm warnings for Block Island, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket for 4 to 7 inches of sleet and snow Wednesday night into Thursday

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Foxwoods Signs Letter Of Intent To Operate Proposed New Bedford Casino

Foxwoods Resort Casino has signed a letter of intent to join with developer KG Urban Enterprises to operate a casino on New Bedford's waterfront.

KG Urban is eyeing the former Cannon Street Power Station as the site for a waterfront casino

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Dramatic Testimony On Day One Of Tsarnaev Trial

A woman who lost her left leg after the first bomb went off at the 2013 Boston Marathon says she believed that was going to be the day she died.

Rebekah Gregory testified that she went to the marathon with her 5-year-old son, her boyfriend and his family to see his mother run

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Camden Battles Crime And Poverty In Effort To Re-Vitalize Community
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Apparently District Court Is More Fun With Heroin

The Darwin Awards are a tongue-in-cheek honor recognizing the stupidity in some individuals. Enter 19 year old Dominick Alves of County St., New Bedford, who was arrested when he brought $1,000 worth of heroin to New Bedford District Court this week. Here's

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Art Basel Prepares To Open Its Doors To The Public
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Consumer Protection Week March 1 – 7

National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) is a coordinated campaign, March 1 through March 7, that encourages consumers nationwide to take full advantage of their consumer rights and make better-informed decisions

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Violence And Poverty Exacerbate Homelessness In Honduras
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Todd Baptista Is A Man For All Seasons

If St. Cecilia is the saint watching over musicians, then Todd Baptista is the patron saint of Doo Wop artists. Nationally recognized as an award winning author and producer, Todd's passion to help preserve the classic American art form called Doo Wop pales in importance to what he does with his wonderful wife, Kristen and one of their two sons, Devon, helping the destitute and poor living in challenging conditions in the mountains of Honduras! For the next few weeks, I'll be posting Todd's emails from his mission site, to keep you in touch with all he does to alleviate suffering and promote good health in these hard working people! Let's start at the very beginning

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Disney’s Live-Action ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Casts Luke Evans as Gaston

It’s an undisputed scientific fact that Beauty and the Beast’s Gaston is the greatest villain in the Disney animated canon. After all, we’re talking about a guy whose theme song is all about how many eggs he eats and how every last inch of him is covered in hair. Sorry Maleficent, you have nothing on this guy. So, the news that Luke Evans has been cast as Gaston in Disney’s upcoming live action take on Beauty and the Beast has us feeling awfully judgmental. Sure, Evans is a good actor, but is he Gaston good?

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You Won’t Believe Where This Suspected Bank Robber Used To Work

On Wednesday, Jesse James Hamel was caught after allegedly robbing the New Bedford Credit Union on Purchase Street in New Bedford.

But you won't believe what this guy used to do for a living.

According to his Facebook pr

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