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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.
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National Cemetary In Bourne Honors Veterans

The Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne is hosting two events this weekend in advance of Veterans Day.

The Cape Cod Times reports that Operation Flags for Vets will be placing flags on tens of thousands of graves at the cemetery Saturday...

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Outside Federal Court in Boston / Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Outside Federal Court in Boston / Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Three Plead Guilty In Drug Trafficking Operation

Three Southeastern Mass.residents have pleaded guilty in Federal Court to operating a drug trafficking ring on the Southcoast. All three guilty pleas were entered this week...

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Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images
Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images

New Bedford Again Top Fishing Port Dollar-Wise In U.S.

New Bedford is again the top port in the nation when it comes to the dollar-value of fish landed here.

NOAA Fisheries says landings in New Bedford last year generated a dollar value of $322 million, thanks mainly to its lucrative scallop industry...

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Faunce Corner Road in Dartmouth / Kathleen Phillips for TSM

Traffic Changes Sometime Confuse Drivers In Dartmouth

Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson is urging motorist approaching the bridge repair project on Faunce Corner Road in Dartmouth to do so with caution...

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Kelvin Manual Cruz / photo from Fall River Police
Kelvin Manual Cruz / photo from Fall River Police

Shooting Suspect Arrested In Fall River

A Fall River man wanted in a shooting incident on October 12th, has been arrested.

According to the Herald News, 20 year old Kelvin Manual Cruz was picked up on a warrant late Thursday...

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