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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.
Darelle Revis (24) / Photo by Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
Darelle Revis (24) / Photo by Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Revis Leaving New England To Rejoin The New York Jets

The agents for Darrelle Revis tweeted Tuesday night that the star cornerback has agreed to terms on a contract with the New York Jets.

Revis, 29, would return to the Jets after two seasons with Tampa
Bay and New England

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Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images

Old Rochester Earns Spot In Division Three Finals

Old Rochester Regional High School has advanced in the state Division Three Basketball Finals, defeating Pentucket 63-49 Tuesday afternoon at the TD Garden.

Coach Steve Carvalho was excited about his team's performance

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Casino Talks Ongoing

A real effort is being made by both sides to reach agreement on a proposed waterfront casino for New Bedford.

That from Andy Pavin, a spokesperson for developer KG Urban Enterprises. He says KG Urban and the City of New Bedford are still talking, with a deadline for submitting an application to the state Gaming Commission, less than a week away

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Police Investigate Fight At Acushnet Avenue and Walnut St.

New Bedford Police are investigating a fight at Acushnet Avenue and Walnut Street Monday afternoon where as many as six people may have been involved.

Detectives were called to St. Luke's Hospital after two men were treated for minor stab wounds

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New Red Sox Third Baseman Pablo Sandoval / Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
New Red Sox Third Baseman Pablo Sandoval / Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Pablo Sandoval Says He Felt “Disrespected” By Giants

New Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval says he knew last spring that 2014 would be his final year in San Francisco.

The "Panda" tells "Bleacher Report" that he felt disrespected by the Giants during contract talks and he wasn't going to re-sign with them, even for more money

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Darelle Revis / Photo by Elsa/Getty Images

Revis Headed To Free Agency

Star cornerback Darrelle Revis is set to become a free agent.  Multiple reports say the New England Patriots will not pick up his 20-million-dollar contract option for 2015.

The move will send the 29-year-old to the open market with the start of the new league year Tuesday afternoon

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Patrick Willis (52) / Getty Images

Forty-Niners Linebacker Patrick Willis To Retire

Patrick Willis will reportedly announce his
retirement after eight seasons with the San Francisco 49ers.

Yahoo! Sports and NFL.com reported the news, saying the seven-time
Pro Bowl linebacker will make it official on Tuesday

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Construction Worker Impaled In Rochester

A construction worker at a site in Rochester was impaled through his chest Saturday by a four-foot steel rebar, after falling 15 feet.  In a Press Release, Fire Chief Scott Weigel says the man was stabilized at the scene, and transported by helicopter to Rhode Island Hospital

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City Councilors Blame Mayor For Failed Casino Deal

The New Bedford casino project appears to be dead, after developer KG Urban Enterprises could not come to an agreement with the Mayor on their proposed waterfront casino.

Now the City Council is weighing in

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Mayor Further Explains Opposition To Casino Plan

Mayor Jon Mitchell says KG Urban's plan for a waterfront casino could hurt New Bedford's downtown.

KG Urban this week rejected an alternative plan offered by the Mayor for a waterfront casino, and said the project now appears to be dead

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