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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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Mass. Ballot Question Outlines Low Taxes On Pot Sales

The ballot question to legalize small amounts of recreational marijuana in Massachusetts calls for a tax rate on pot sales that would be lower than several states that have previously legalized the drug...

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Attorney General Sues Westport Auto Dealership

A Westport car dealership has been sued by the Mass. Attorney General.

F&R Auto at 1052 State Road was named in a civil suit filed by the Attorney General's office in Bristol County Superior Court.


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EPA Awards Grants To Protect Coastal Watershed Areas

Several Southeastern New England watersheds stand to benefit from new federal grants totaling more than $4 million.

The money from the EPA will be used to monitor, maintain and improve watersheds in Rhode Island and Massachusetts...

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A Delicate Balance
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Playwright Edward Albee Dies At 88

Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee has died in suburban New York City at age 88.

Albee challenged theatrical convention in masterworks such as "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf...

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Woman Rescued From Fiery Crash In Bourne

A 63-year old woman was taken to the hospital early Sunday after the car she was driving crashed into a utility pole and caught fire.

Bourne Police say the crash happened just after 5am on Sandwich Road, near the entrance to the Upper Cape Regional Technical High School...

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Fall River Resident Pleads Guilty To Stealing Public Money

A Jamaican citizen living in Fall River will be sentenced December 20th after pleading guilty in Federal Court to passport fraud, two counts of theft of public money and misrepresenting a Social Security number...

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