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Dartmouth’s 350th Celebration Rolls Into Padanaram Village

Padanaram's history will be on display this weekend at Dartmouth's 350th birthday celebration rolls into the seaside village. "Padanaram, Days of Yore," will feature culinary exhibits, sidewalk sales and presentations on the village's religious history

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Market Basket Board Says Will ‘Seriously Consider’ Selling to ‘Artie T.’

Board members of the beleaguered Market Basket grocery store chain say they will ``seriously consider'' a proposal from its fired chief executive to buy the company as the chain faces a workers' revolt that has paralyzed its stores

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Judge Denies Hernandez’s Request For Dismissal

A judge has rejected a motion by lawyers for Aaron Hernandez to dismiss charges stemming from the 2013 slaying of a Boston man whose body was found near the former New England Patriot's home.

Hernandez's lawyers argued that prosecutors had not shown probable cause to sustain the murder charge against Hernandez in the death of Odin Lloyd and had not presented any evidence or motive for the slaying

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Photo: Bridgewater State Hospital

Patrick Accepts Resignation Of State Prison Chief

Gov. Deval Patrick has received the resignation of state prison chief Luis Spencer.

The Boston Globe reported Thursday that Patrick had asked for the resignation after Spencer delayed an internal investigation into the alleged physical abuse of a mental health patient at Bridgewater State Hospital

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Market Basket Customers Finding Empty Shelves

Customers at the Market Basket store in New Bedford are being urged to sign petitions supporting the reinstatement of Arthur T. Demoulas as company President. Demoulas was ousted earlier this month by the company's Board of Directors

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Few Answers About Migrant Children Coming to Mass.

A state official says it remains unclear how many unaccompanied children crossing the nation's southern border illegally will be temporarily detained in Massachusetts and how many could stay in the state longer

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Tornado Rips Through Campground In Virginia, Two Dead

Virginia State Police say there are two confirmed deaths from a tornado that ripped through a campground this morning on Virginia's Eastern Shore.  The state's department of emergency management had reported a third death but a state police spokeswoman now says that was an erroneous report

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Mass. Agencies Sign Agreement To Address Problem Gamblers

Massachusetts gambling regulators have signed an agreement with the state's health and human services agency to address problem gambling.

The agreement, which was finalized Thursday, requires the state Gaming Commission and Executive Office of Health and Human Services to work together to ensure proper use of a public health fund created by the state's 2011 casino law

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Changes on FAFSA Forms Could Put College Loan At Risk

Here's a story that appeared in Time magazine this week that everyone applying for student aid should be aware of:

Thousands of students’ federal student aid could be at risk due to a change on the Free Application fo

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Credit: Fall River Police Department

Fall River Police Look For Carjacking Suspect

Fall River Police are looking for a suspect following a carjacking Thursday morning.

Detective J.D. Costa says a woman was standing outside her car in the area of 1023 North Main St.  when a man jumped in the driver's seat

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