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Jim Phillips

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.
Photo by Physicians Against Opioid Abuse
Photo by Physicians Against Opioid Abuse

Dozens Attend Opioid Abuse Learning Fair

 

Organizers of the first annual Walk and Learning Fair Saturday, sponsored by the Physicians Against Opioid Abuse said the event is creating more awareness about the opioid crisis on the Southcoast and the help that's available in the community.  ....

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Business Group Bullish On Southcoast Rail

A Southcoast realtor still thinks commuter rail service to New Bedford and Fall River can happen.

Paul Chasse heads a coalition of businesspeople supporting the Southcoast Rail Project...

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Fairhaven Firefighters Put Down Adams Street Fire

A fire late Friday at 152 Adams Street in Fairhaven kept firefighters busy for more than an hour.

Public Information Officer Wayne Oliveira says an alert neighbor spotted flames coming from the rear of the home and called 9-1-1...

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Christina Grimmie
Christina Grimmie

Voice Contestant Gunned Down in Florida

Florida authorities say ``The Voice'' star Christina Grimmie has died after being shot at a concert venue in Orlando by a suspect who fatally shot himself after being tackled by the singer-songwriter's brother...

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David McNew / Getty Images
David McNew / Getty Images

Clinton Captures Delegates Needed For Nomination

Los Angeles (AP) - Striding into history, Hillary Clinton will become the first woman to top the presidential ticket of a major U.S. political party, capturing commitments Monday from the number of delegates needed to win the Democratic nomination...

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Photo courtesy of Fairhaven Fire-EMS / Ed Pepin - Photographer
Photo courtesy of Fairhaven Fire-EMS / Ed Pepin - Photographer

Fairhaven Investigates Oil Spill

Fairhaven firefighters responded to an oil spill early Sunday in the New Bedford-Fairhaven Harbor, near the Coast Guard Auxillary Marina...

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Photo by Buttonwood Park Zoo
Photo by Buttonwood Park Zoo

Two Bobcat Kittens Welcomed At Buttonwood Park Zoo

Two ten-week old bobcat kittens are now calling the Buttonwood Park Zoo their home.

The kittens, a brother and a sister, were discovered orphaned in the wild in Southern California...

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Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images
Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Goodell: No Avenue For Settlement With Brady

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says he sees no
avenue right now for a settlement with Tom Brady as the star
Patriots quarterback appeals his four-game ''Deflategate''
suspension...

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