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DPH Approves Marijuana Dispensaries for Fairhaven And Taunton

The Mass. Dept of Public Health has approved  four more Registered Marijuana Dispensaries in counties that were not represented in the initial group of dispensaries approved earlier this year.

The four new proposals include two in Bristol County: Coastal Compassion, Inc in Fairhaven and Mass Medicum Corp

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U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch / Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images

Obama To Announce New Attorney General

President Barack Obama has chosen a federal prosecutor in New York to become the next attorney general.

The White House says in a statement that Obama intends to nominate U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch to replace Eric Holder as the head of the Justice Department

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Obama Okays More Troops To Iraq

President Obama is authorizing deployment of up to 15-hundred additional U.S. troops to Iraq.

Pentagon spokesman John Kirby called it an ongoing, non-combat role. The move effectively doubles the U

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NSTAR Electric Rates To Jump 29% In January

Get ready for a major increase come January on your electric bill.

NSTAR has announced that because of a dramatic increase in the price of electricity that it buys, its customers will be paying more

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Entrance to Whaling City Golf Course.  Photo by Taylor Cormier / TSM
Entrance to Whaling City Golf Course. Photo by Taylor Cormier / TSM

Whaling City Golf Course Again Eyed By Casino Developers

There is again speculation about the city-owned Whaling City Golf Course being home to a resort casino.

An attorney for the city has informed the State Gaming Commission that one of the sites being considered for casino development in New Bedford is owned by the city

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Spending On Casino Question Exceeds $15 Milliion

Casino companies and their supporters spent nearly $14 million in their successful campaign to defeat a ballot question on repealing the state’s casino law.

Campaign filings submitted this week show more than half of that spending — $7

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Toy Story 3 - UK Film Premiere: Outside Arrivals
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Toy Story 4: Rumor No More [Poll]

I absolutely LOVED these movies. I grew up with Andy, Woody, and Buzz. Tears actually streamed down my face after the third film. College was right around the corner for me, so seeing Andy drive off was a glimpse into my near future

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Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Expert: Baker Administration Offers Unique Opportunity For Southcoast Leaders

The head of the Public Policy Center at UMass Dartmouth says the beginning weeks of the pro-business Baker administration could result in a unique opportunity for leaders on the Southcoast.

Dr. Michael Goodman is a leading expert on the Mass

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New Bedford High School Junior Helping Others Find Their Purpose

A New Bedford High School junior who found her purpose in life is looking to help others to do the same.

16-year-old Cierra Vicente founded the "Here for a Purpose" program, after losing several friends to suicide

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Jim Phillips / TSM

A Plan To Regenerate New Bedford Unveiled At City Hall

New Bedford has a new blueprint for economic growth in the city.

A group called the New Bedford Regeneration Committee compiled a report that focuses on reviving Downtown New Bedford, improving port facilities on the waterfront and advancing the city's manufacturing industries

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