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Confederate Controversy

A bill that would remove the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of the South Carolina state capitol is past a key vote in the state Senate.

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Wareham Gun Arrests

While spectators for Wareham's Fourth of July fireworks were celebrating their freedom, two men were being arrested nearby.

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New Challenges Await

The arrival of the fist cargo ship at South Terminal, the city faces new logistical challenges.

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Harper Withdraws From Home Run Derby

Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper won't
participate in the All-Star Home Run Derby because his father isn't
available to pitch to him.

The Home Run Derby will be held Monday, the day before the All-Star
Game in Cincinnati

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Alves, Tomkinson/Wareham Police
Alves, Tomkinson/Wareham Police

Wareham Police Arrest Two on Gun, Alcohol Charges

While spectators for Wareham's Fourth of July fireworks were celebrating their freedom, two men were being arrested nearby.

Police Chief Kevin Walsh says officers working the fireworks event Saturday received information that one of three people walking on Onset Avenue may have had a handgun

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MV Thorco Svenborg - Greg Desrosiers/TSM
MV Thorco Svenborg - Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Cargo Ship’s Arrival Leads New Logistical Challenges

The arrival of the first cargo ship at the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal includes another first for the city: transporting large turbine components through city streets.

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Mayor Jon Mitchell and other local leaders at press conference for the arrival of MV Thorco Svenborg - Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell and other local leaders at press conference for the arrival of MV Thorco Svenborg - Greg Desrosiers/TSM

New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal Welcomes First Vessel

New Bedford's Marine Commerce Terminal welcomed its first guest as the MV Thorco Svengorg arrived Monday afternoon.

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Dartmouth Police Facebook page

Car Crashes Into Dartmouth Store

Dartmouth Police say a woman drove her car into the front of Harve's Shoe Box off State Road in Dartmouth.

The mishap took place on Monday, just after noon time.

A 65 year old woman told Police she was pulling her 2006 BMW into a parking space when the crash occurred

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Kerube Rodriquez, NBHS Band performing at Cape Verdean Parade / Jim Phillips TSM
Kerube Rodriquez, NBHS Band performing at Cape Verdean Parade / Jim Phillips TSM

Cape Verdean Parade Delights Crowd

Cape Verdeans in New Bedford have been celebrating the independence of the Cape Verde islands from Portugal for 40 years. That celebration includes festivities in the South Central neighborhood, and a giant parde

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Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Cape Cod Officials Provide Shark Safety Tips

WELLFLEET, Mass. (AP) _ Cape Cod officials are reminding visitors how to stay safe as great white sharks begin their annual return to the tourist destination.

The Cape Cod National Seashore said in an advisory this week that visitors should swim close to shore, where their feet can touch bottom.

They should

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Photo by NASA via Getty Images

Boston Hosting International Space Station Conference

BOSTON (AP) _ The International Space Station Research and Development Conference will hold its fourth annual meeting in Boston this week.

NASA astronauts Cady Coleman, Karen Nyberg and Sunita Williams will be among the speakers at the meeting. It runs Monday

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Mass State Police
Mass State Police

Tips Pour In To State Police In Child Death Case

Massachusetts authorities say they've received hundreds of tips from across the country after releasing a computer-generated image of a girl found dead in a plastic bag in Boston Harbor.

State police spokesman David Procopio told The Boston Globe  that people have provided information on missing children nationwide, and the state police Facebook page that includes the image and other information has received millions of views

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