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Crash happened around 7am on Route 18, at Elm St. intersection

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Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady joins other sports stars on Unclaimed Money List

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Update: One Woman Dead, Another Injured In Fatal New Bedford Crash

Update:  One woman was killed and another was injured in a one-car crash this morning on Route 18 northbound, near the Elm Street intersection in New Bedford.  A spokesman for the Bristol County District Attorney says the crash happened just before 7am

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Boston Sports Stars On Unclaimed Money List

Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady and one-time World Series MVP David Ortiz are among tens of thousands of Massachusetts taxpayers on the state treasurer's latest unclaimed property list.

Brady, quarterback of the New England Patriots, and Ortiz, designated hitter for the Boston Red Sox, as well as Patriots coach Bill Belichick, are all owed $300 or less

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Leonard Nimoy Remembered

NASA is remembering the life of Leonard Nimoy. Nimoy, who is best known for his role as Mr. Spock in "Star Trek", died on Friday. Nimoy attended several NASA events and worked to promote several NASA missions throughout the years

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Update: House Passes One-Week Funding Bill For DHS

Update:  The U.S. House of Representatives passed a one-week funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security late Friday night.  President Obama signed the measure just before midnight.

(Earlier Story)

:  It's back to the drawing board as a short-term bill funding the Department of Homeland Security has fallen short in the House

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State Official Surveys Winter Storm Damage Along Massachusetts Coast

SANDWICH, Mass. (AP) - The state's top environmental official has toured several Cape Cod beaches that were pummeled by severe winter storms.

The visit Friday by Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Matthew Beaton to Sandwich and Barnstable comes as Massachusetts assesses damage around the state in anticipation of filing a federal disaster assistance request.

Beaton says

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Free String Instrument Lessons Offered to New Bedford Middle School Students

Middle-school age students in New Bedford schools are being offered a new opportunity to expand their musical horizons.

Keith, Normandin, and Roosevelt Middle Schools will soon offer free, weekly group lessons for students interested in learning string instruments

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Photo by Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Prosecution Focuses On Text Messages In Hernandez Trial

A phone company official testifying in Aaron Hernandez's murder trial says several text messages the former NFL player exchanged with a co-defendant before the killing are missing from his phone.

Prosecutor Patrick Bomberg on Friday went through dozens of nondeleted text messages Hernandez exchanged with Ernest Wallace in the days surrounding the June 17, 2013, killing of Odin Lloyd

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Deborah soares, TSM
Deborah soares, TSM

Throwback Photos Of Local School Playgrounds

If you're in your thirties or older and grew up on the Southcoast, these pictures will be a fond memory of what our playgrounds use to look like.

Who remembers growing up and playing in concrete play areas? Seesaws made of metal that would knock you unconscious if you got slapped in the head with one? Swings with rusty chain links that screamed 'omg, I might need a tetanus shot'? And how about that hot slide on a hot summer day that burned your behind on the way down.  Who d

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John Panella
John Panella

Tips To Avoid Head On Collisions

There's no question that the weather is making driving more challenging.  As a parent, I try to be very aware at all times. But, as a driver, no matter how safe you are, you can't control how other people drive and you can't control inclement weather (which is the only kind we've had lately).

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