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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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Jared Fogle / Getty Images

Subway Suspends Relationship With Jared Fogle

Subway is suspending its relationship with spokesperson Jared Fogle while a child pornography investigation is underway.

The sandwich chain announced on Twitter that it was a mutual agreement and that Fogle continues to cooperate with authorities

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New water spray at Harrington Park / Jim Phillips TSM
New water spray at Harrington Park / Jim Phillips TSM

Summer Fun (And Free Lunch) At 20 New Bedford Park Sites

Young children were flocking to Harrington Park in New Bedford's West End on Tuesday, the new water-spray there offering a chance to cool off from the summer heat.

Kathleen Richardson was there with her grandchildren

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Lawmakers Reach Agreement On Fiscal 2016 State Budget

Massachusetts House and Senate budget negotiators have reached a deal on a final version of the state spending plan for the fiscal year that began last week.

The six-member conference committee has been meeting behind closed doors for several weeks to resolve differences over the $38 billion budget

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David Lee (10) has been traded to the Celtics / Getty Images
David Lee (10) has been traded to the Celtics / Getty Images

Golden State’s David Lee Traded to Celtics

David Lee wanted to help turn around the Golden State Warriors when he came to the struggling franchise as a high-priced free agent in 2010.

Five years later, Lee is leaving with a championship - and the
respect of his teammates and loyal fans

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training ship Sagres / Photo by: MyLoupe/UIG via Getty Images

Portuguese Training Ship Sagres Arrives In New Bedford Wednesday

The City of New Bedford is welcoming the tall ship Sagres to the port on Wednesday.

The three-masted ship is a training vessel for the Portuguese Navy.  It will arrive at State Pier around 9:30am, and will be open to the public, free of charge from 11am to 5pm both Wednesday and Thursday

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Photo by Michael Ivins/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images

Brock Holt Named All Star Reserve

Brock Holt, a journeyman infielder in the Pittsburgh Pirates minor league system who has found a home as a super utility player with the Boston Red Sox, has been named as a reserve to the 2015 American League Alll Star team

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Tsarnaev’s Lawyers File Motion For New Trial

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has filed a motion for a new trial, less than two weeks after he was formally sentenced to death for the 2013 attack.

Tsarnaev's lawyers filed a preliminary motion for a new trial Monday for his conviction and death sentence

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

Murder Case Continued To November

A murder case against a New Bedford man is moving forward.

Twenty-four year old Ethen Harrison is charged with the killing of his girlfriend's infant daughter in January, 2013.

Police said nine month old Ariel Eluziario was beaten to death in an apartment on Adams Street in New Bedford

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Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Mass. Man Charged With Threatening President Obama

 

A Massachusetts man has been charged with posting on an FBI website that he planned to kill President Barack Obama.

Andrew O'Keefe, of Mansfield, has been charged with a felony count of posting an online threat against the president.

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Harper Withdraws From Home Run Derby

Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper won't
participate in the All-Star Home Run Derby because his father isn't
available to pitch to him.

The Home Run Derby will be held Monday, the day before the All-Star
Game in Cincinnati

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