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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 Win McNamee/Getty Images

Update: Brady’s Appeal Hearing Ends After Ten Hours

Update:  Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game suspension lasted more than 10 hours Tuesday, ending in the early evening.
The sight of Commissioner Roger Goodell leaving the league offices after he heard Brady and representatives from the players' union during the lengthy meeting, confirmed its conclusion

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Mass. Storm Weakens And Move Offshore

Much of southern New England remains under a tornado watch, but one storm that led to a series of tornado warnings in southeastern Massachusetts weakened and moved offshore.

Severe thunderstorm warnings were issued at mid-evening Tuesday for a new line of storms moving across western and north central Massachusetts and northern Connecticut with an approaching cold front

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Photo by Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

New Bedford Solar Company Penalized In Prevailing Wage Dispute

A New Bedford based solar energy company has been ordered to pay $125,000 in restitution and penalties for violating the state's prevailing wage law.

Attorney General Maura Healey says Carvallo-Carvallo, Inc

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photo by Jessica Rinaldi for The Boston Globe via Getty Images
photo by Jessica Rinaldi for The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Online Voter Registration Has Arrived In Mass.

Massachusetts is now the 21st state to offer online voter registration.

Secretary of State William Galvin said Tuesday that residents can use the new system to register to vote, change their address for voting purposes and even change party affiliation

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Ballot being cast at Buttonwood Park / Jim Phillips TSM
Ballot being cast at Buttonwood Park / Jim Phillips TSM

Turnout Steady For Casino Vote

New Bedford residents are steadily turning out to vote on a proposed $650 million resort casino for the city's waterfront.

Elections officials say turnout has been light to moderate Tuesday morning across the former whaling capital's polling places

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Measles Case Prompts Concern On Martha’s Vineyard

Massachusetts health officials said a child visiting Martha's Vineyard has the state's second case of the measles this year.

The state's public health commissioner, Dr. Monica Bharel, said a widespread outbreak is unlikely but urged everyone to confirm that they have been immunized

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Photo by Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Judge Blocks Contact With Juror In Hernandez Case

A judge is barring both sides of the completed Aaron Hernandez murder case from contacting one of the jurors who convicted the former New England Patriots star tight end of a 2013 killing.

The order follows concerns from a Hernandez lawyer that the juror may have been ``untruthful'' during jury selection

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Photo by Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Pedro’s Number To Be Retired On July 28

The Boston Red Sox will retire the number of former ace pitcher Pedro Martinez next month.

Martinez's number-45 will be retired July 28th, just two days after the right-hander is enshrined into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown

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