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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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Doug Flutie: Parents Died Within An Hour Of Each Other

Former NFL quarterback Doug Flutie says both of his parents died within an hour of each other.

Flutie said Wednesday on his Facebook page that father Dick died of a heart attack in a Florida hospital and that mother Joan also suffered a heart attack and died less than an hour later...

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MLB Names Cy Young Award Winners

Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs has won the NL Cy
Young Award, acing out Dodgers stars Zack Greinke and Clayton

Arrieta got 17 first-place votes for 169 points from the Baseball
Writers' Association of America in results announced Wednesday...

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Drunken Woman Tries To Open Exit Door On Airliner

Police say a drunken passenger who tried to open an exit door on a London-to-Boston flight is being charged with interfering with a flight crew


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Charlie Sheen Says He’s HIV-Positive

Former "Two and a Half Men" star Charlie Sheen has HIV.

In an interview Tuesday on NBC's "Today," the 50-year-old actor said he tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS about four years ago, but that, thanks to a rigorous drug regimen, he's healthy


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