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New Bedford Tire Fire

New Bedford Fire officials say that some tires caught fire at Mainline Tire Recycling located at 680 Acushnet Avenue around 4:15 a.m.

There are no reports of injuries, the extent of the damage isn't currently known

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Former Westport Surveyor Found Guilty Of Larceny

A former highway surveyor in the Town of Westport has been found guilty of larceny over $250 following a trial in Fall River District Court.

The jury returned the guilty verdict late Thursday against Harold "Jack" Sisson

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Photo by Dave Einsel/Getty Images

Houston Astrodome To Come Down

The Houston Texans and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo have developed a $66 million plan to demolish the historic Astrodome and replace it with a green space and ``Astrodome Hall of Fame.''

The Houston Chronicle obtained a copy of the 37-page proposal

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Jim Phillips / TSM
Jim Phillips / TSM

City Clerk Vote Set For July 17th Council Meeting

City Council President Joseph Lopes says the Council is still on schedule to select a new City Clerk at its July meeting.

Lopes says the council is reviewing the credentials of 38 candidates in the first round of applications, plus another five candidates deemed "qualified" by the city's Personnel Office

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Rendition from Cape Wind
Rendition from Cape Wind

Cape Wind Seeks Lease Option For Staging In Rhode Island

The developer of a planned wind farm off Cape Cod is seeking a lease option in Rhode Island for a staging and assembly area.

The Quonset Development Corp. on Wednesday announced Cape Wind is looking at a 1-year lease option at the Quonset Business Park, with two 1-year extensions

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World Cup Notes For Thursday

Following a Tuesday semifinal that saw eight goals scored, the other half of the World Cup final four was a much different story. Argentina and the Netherlands went to penalty kicks after 120 scoreless minutes and it was Argentina advancing 4-2

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Boehner Opposes Impeachment Of President Obama

House Speaker John Boehner says he disagrees with calls to impeach President Barack Obama, but asserts that others can make a determination on their own whether the chief executive deserves it.

He made his comments as Sarah Palin and others have come out in recent days for impeachment

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Governor Signs Law Regulating Compounding Pharmacies

 

Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a law overhauling state oversight of compounding pharmacies in Massachusetts.

The measure had been in the works for nearly two years since a nationwide meningitis outbreak linked to the now-closed New England Compounding Center in Framingham. A t

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Photo, Steve Frost,ThinkStock

Fire Rips Through Lowell Apartments Killing Seven

At least seven people are dead after fire tore through an apartment building in Lowell, Massachusetts.

Fire Chief Ed Pitta says crews rushed to the scene early this morning to find smoke and flames pouring from the structure

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TSM - New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge
TSM - New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge

Frustration Surfaces About New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge

Southcoast residents and the Mayor of New Bedford continue to share frustration with the ongoing repairs to the New Bedford- Fairhaven Bridge.

On Mayor Jon Mitchell's weekly radio program on WBSM, this caller shared his frustration with the Mayor about the state project that never seems to end

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