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Vietnam Vets Remembered

Local Vietnam veterans were remembered outside City Hall as part of Memorial Day Weekend ceremonies.

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High Heels Step-Up Injuries

Are high heels a health hazard? High-heeled-shoe-related injuries doubled between 2002 and 2012, according to a new study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. You could say that injuries from high heels are on the rise! And we're not just talking about blisters!

In fact, the damages were severe enough that upon publication of the study in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Injuries, the research team took the occasion to warn the public about appropriate footwear selection and awareness of one's surroundings

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Raft Overturns In Waters Off Fort Tabor, One Person Unresponsive

New Bedford Police and Fire units responded to Fort Tabor in the South End Sunday evening around 6pm  after a rubber inflatable raft capsized at the end of the a pier near the beach-area.

According to District Fire Chief Michael Dandurand, two males were onboard the raft when it overturned, and other boaters came to their rescue

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Retired Judge John Tierney Dies At 83

Retired Judge and Former District Attorney John Tierney died on Friday at the age of 83. His death was first reported by the Standard Times.

Tierney was appointed Superior Court Judge in 1990 by then-Governor Michael Dukakis and he served 12 years on the bench

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Stabbing Reported Early Sunday

Police responded to a report of a stabbing early Sunday at Harborview Towers in Downtown New Bedford.

According to Police, shortly after 4am officers found a woman who was suffering from a stab wound to the neck

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Part of the "Nautical Nuances" exhibit at the State Pier terminal. (Jon Faria/TSM)
Part of the "Nautical Nuances" exhibit at the State Pier terminal. (Jon Faria/TSM)

Art Hits New Bedford’s Waterfront

You might want to look twice at the jumble of vines near New Bedford's State Pier terminal.

The giant squid made out of invasive plant life is all a part of the Seaport Artwalk project opened Saturday evening on the downtown waterfront

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Census Bureau: Population Increases In Boston-Area

Boston-area residents who feel there are more cars on the roads and a little less elbow room on the subway may be right.

The U.S. Census Bureau in estimates released this week says Boston and four of its immediate suburbs added the most new residents from July 1, 2013 to July 1, 2014

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New Bedford Youth Rub Shoulder Pads With Former Patriots Stars

New Bedford area youth played a few football scrimmage games with some pros Friday.

The New England Patriots Alumni Club brought former Patriots players to New Bedford's Andrae Mccoy Stadium, teaching kids about football and providing them with valuable life lessons as well.

Hall of Fame linebacker Steve Nelson says a lot can be l

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Seventy-Five NBHS Students Inducted Into National Honor Society

Seventy-five New Bedford High School Students were inducted into the National Honor Society this week.  More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character

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Globetrotters’ Marques Haynes Dead At 89

Marques Haynes, the Harlem Globetrotters star often called the greatest dribbler in basketball history, has died. He was 89.

The Globetrotters said Haynes died Friday in Plano, Texas, of natural causes

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Jared Wickerham / Getty Images - Aaron Hernandez

Lawyer: Hernandez Running Out Of Money

An attorney for Aaron Hernandez says the former New England Patriots player is running out of money because he's had to pay so many lawyers.

Attorney John Fitzpatrick made the comments Thursday during a hearing before Bristol Superior Court Judge Richard Moses in New Bedford

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