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Undergoing Repairs

USS Constitution is closing to visitors as the world's oldest commissioned warship afloat heads to dry dock for repairs.

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Protests Continue

Riot police are facing off against protesters in the streets of Baltimore.

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Oxfam Helps Nepal

Oxfam America says it is working with its international affiliate to help victims of the Nepal earthquake.

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Coast Guard photo by PA3 Kelly Newlin
Coast Guard photo by PA3 Kelly Newlin

USS Constitution Prepares for Repairs

BOSTON (AP) _ USS Constitution is closing to visitors as the world's oldest commissioned warship afloat heads to dry dock for repairs.

The three-masted frigate, nicknamed ``Old Ironsides,'' officially closed Monday and will partly reopen Tuesday, June 9. The warship is

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Omar Havana/Getty Images

Oxfam America Helps With International Response to Nepal

Associated Press - Oxfam America says it is working with its international affiliate to help victims of the Nepal earthquake and is accepting donations for relief efforts.

The Boston-based group says Oxfam International is working in four open-air sites in Nepal's Kathmandu Valley to deliver clean water and build toilets, and will be working with other agencies in the coming days to provide clean water at 16 sites set up by Nepal's government. It also is work

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Work crews prepare to lift overpass from its perch. / Photo from Karen Cauble-Pina
Work crews prepare to lift overpass from its perch. / Photo from Karen Cauble-Pina

“Octopus” Intersection Has New Look

The "Octopus" intersection Downtown at Route Six no longer has its pedestrian overpass.  The structure was taken down Sunday night, as part of an improvement project for that intersection.

D-P-I chief Ron Labelle says the overpass was lifted off its abutments to the street below, then cut in half

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Ashley Durette (l) and Ryan Boudria / Photos from Westport Police
Ashley Durette (l) and Ryan Boudria / Photos from Westport Police

Two Arrested In Westport On Drug Charges

Westport Police with the help of D-E-A agents in New Bedford carried out a search warrent last Wednesday in a home on North Breault Street, making two arrrests and recovering heroin and other drugs

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Rabbi Kanter speaking about the importance of sharing stories of Holocaust survivors.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Rabbi Kanter speaking about the importance of sharing stories of Holocaust survivors.

City Remembers Holocaust Survivors, Liberators During Annual Service

New Bedford honored local Holocaust survivors and concentration camp liberators during the 34th Annual Holocaust Memorial Observance at Buttonwood Park Sunday evening.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - WWII Navy veteran and Exercise Tiger survivor Vincent Riccardi presents wreath to family of Jayme Rego.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - WWII Navy veteran and Exercise Tiger survivor Vincent Riccardi presents wreath to family of Jayme Rego.

New Bedford Honors Those Lost During Exercise Tiger

Local veterans gathered at Fort Rodman - Fort Taber Military Park Sunday to honor the fallen servicemen killed during Exercise Tiger.

The D-Day dry run off the coast of Devon, England resulted in the deaths of 749 soldiers after a surprise attack by German submarines.

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(Photo by Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post
(Photo by Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post

Baltimore Protests Turn Violent

(Associated Press) - A protest over the death of a man who was injured while in the custody of Baltimore police started peacefully with thousands marching through downtown streets. Then, things turned violent and volatile

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