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WBSM News Director Jim Phillips is a New Bedford native who's been covering local news in the region since 1973. Jim worked at WBSM for 11 years in the 1970's and 80's before joining "Local Cable News," Channel 13 in Fall River. He served as News Director there for 22 years, coverng crime, politics and human interest stories. When the program ended in 2006, Jim happily accepted an offer to rejoin WBSM. Jim and his family live in North Dartmouth.
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WBUR,flickr

Keating: Nuclear Plant Funding Secured

The decommissioning of the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant in Plymouth is three years away, but Ninth District Congressman William Keating wants to make sure the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has enough funding to oversee that process...

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TSM

NOAA’s Fisheries Science Center Not Coming To New Bedford

NOAA's Woods Hole Fisheries Science Center will remain on Cape Cod and not relocate to New Bedford.

That's the word from agency spokeswoman Teri Frady, who says because of current needs and partnerships, any new facility will be located in Barnstable County...

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Scene from "Highway Murders" Trailer
Scene from "Highway Murders" Trailer

Highway Murders Film Expected In 2017

Three Massachusetts filmmakers are hoping a fresh look at the 28 year old Highway Murders case will result in some new clues.

In 1988 and 1989, the bodies of nine women were found along or near area highways here on the Southcoast...

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Tom Brady And Roger Goodell Fail To Reach Settlement Over 4-Game Suspension
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Patriots Ask Federal Appeals Court To Rehear Deflategate Case

(Associated Press) -- The New England Patriots have asked a federal appeals court in New York City to rehear the ``Deflategate'' case.

The team said in court papers filed Wednesday in Manhattan that it has a ``strong interest'' in sparing quarterback Tom Brady from starting the season with a four-game suspension...

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Hillary Clinton Testifies Before House Select Committee On Benghazi Attacks
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State Dept.: Hillary Did Not Comply With Policies

The State Department says Hillary Clinton did not comply with the agency's policies on e-mails and records.

A department inspector general report out today also blasts the Democratic presidential front runner and her top aides for not cooperating with the review of her e-mails...

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Photo supplied by US Coast Guard

Coast Guard Assists Disabled New Bedford Fishing Boat

The Coast Guard comes to the aid of a disabled fishing boat.  Here's the release from the Coast Guard First District Office:

The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Sanibel towed an 84-foot commercial fishing vessel Friday with seven people aboard after the vessel became disabled 100 miles off the coast of Nantucket...

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Getty Images

Food Drive Collects More Than 31,000 Pounds Of Food

This year's National Letter Carrier's Food Drive is being labeled a success, but local organizers admit they're looking at some new ideas to create more awareness and excitement next year, the event's 25th anniversary...

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SJC Upholds Two Murder Convictions Of New Bedford Man

The Mass. Supreme Judicial Court has upheld the first degree murder convictions of a 66 year old New Bedford man.

Elvin Valentin was found guilty in 2012 of the fatal shootings of 36 year old Nettie Becht and her friend, 40 year old Luiz Diaz in August, 2009 at the Westlawn Housing Development...

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