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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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Photo by Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Jackie Bradley Jr. Back In The “Show”

The Boston Red Sox recalled outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. from Triple-A Pawtucket on Tuesday and sent right-hander Steven Wright down to the International League.

Bradley was hitting .315 in 18 games at Pawtucket

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Photo by Kent Nishimura/Getty Images

Fifty Workers Die On The Job In Massachusetts

Fifty workers died from injuries on the job in Massachusetts last year.

That's according to a report released Tuesday by the Massachusetts AFL-CIO and the Massachusetts Coalition for Occupation Safety and Health

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Fall River Justice Center / TSM
Fall River Justice Center / TSM

Two Charged In Fall River Homicide

Two Fall River men have been charged with murder in connection with a homicide last month in the Spindle City.

Nineteen year old Kevin Lara will be arraigned Wednesday in Fall River District Court

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Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images

Obama Addresses Baltimore Violence

Although he's showing no sympathy for the rioters in Baltimore, President Barack Obama is expressing deep frustration with recurring black deaths at the hands of police.

He says there have been ``too many instances'' in which police appear to interact with people -- mostly black, mostly poor -- ``in ways that raise troubling questions

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Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images

Rioting Forces Schedule Changes In Baltimore

The Orioles will play the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday afternoon at Camden Yards in a rare Major League Baseball game closed to the public, a decision that followed rioting in Baltimore.

The announcement of the closed-doors game came after the Orioles postponed games against Chicago on Monday and Tuesday

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Jets owner Woody Johnson / Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images
Jets owner Woody Johnson / Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images

NFL Fines Jets $100,000 For Revis Tampering

The NFL is fining the New York Jets 100-thousand-dollars for tampering with Darrelle Revis while he was still a member of the New England Patriots.

The "New York Daily News" reports the league is docking the club as a result of owner Woody Johnson saying "I'd love for Darrelle to come back

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Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images

James Holmes Trial Begins In Colorado

(Associated Press) - A public defender says James Holmes was insane when he opened fire in a crowded Colorado movie theater in 2012.

Public defender Daniel King said during his opening statement in Holmes' trial that his client was having a psychotic break and was not in control of his thoughts, his actions or ``what he perceived as reality'' at the time of the attack

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Josh Hamilton returns to Texas / Getty Images

Josh Hamilton Returns To Rangers

Josh Hamilton is going back to Texas.  The Rangers have acquired the embattled slugger from the Los Angeles Angels for a player to be named later or cash.

Hamilton returns to the place he enjoyed five All-Star seasons and won the American League MVP in 2010

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Getty Images

UMass Dartmouth Police Investigate Reported Rape

Campus Police continue to investigate a rape in a UMass Dartmouth dorm.

The university's Department of Public Safety informed students the attack happened early Sunday between 3am and 5am in Pine Dale Hall

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Violence Erupts Again In Baltimore

Injuries are being reported as police clash with teens in Baltimore.

Police say at least seven officers been injured in the standoff between police and a large group of juveniles who've been hurling bricks and other objects at police in an area near Mondawmin Mall

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