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Holder Urges Balanced Approach In Dealing With Heroin Crisis

Attorney General Eric Holder says the government needs to deal differently with the heroin epidemic than it did with the crack cocaine crisis decades ago.

Holder told a Senate committee Thursday that a ``balanced approach'' involving treatment, education and enforcement is needed to confront the country's heroin crisis and avoid mistakes made during the widespread use of crack

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Grossman Pushes Pre-K Education

State treasurer and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Steven Grossman is urging business leaders to support a universal pre-kindergarten program for all of the state's children.

In a speech on Thursday to the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, Grossman called for creation of a public-private partnership that would provide the resources to place some 30,000 children into pre-K programs who are now on state waiting lists, including many from low-income families

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Harvard Releases Report On Marathon Bombing

A new report on the emergency response to the Boston Marathon bombings was largely positive but criticized law enforcement for the chaotic gunfight in which one suspect was killed and a police officer seriously injured, saying it lacked coordination

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Local Girl Headed to Augusta National Before The Masters

 

Alexandra Chicharro a 12-year old from Fall River is heading to Augusta National to compete in the national Drive, Chip & Putt finals on Sunday.  Alexandra 'A.J.' won the honor by coming in first place winning the New England Drive, Chip & Putt qualifier at Pine Hills Country Club last August.  A.J. is o

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Invention Cleans Up Dog Presents

Now I have seen it all!  As we all head out to the back yard as the nice weather returns and we see the mess that our friend Fido has left out there all winter.  Having just spending close to an hour picking up after my dog with close to 20-pounds of waste, I thought there must be a better way

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Unbelievable Ending to Wheel of Fortune

“NE_       _ _ _ _           _ _ _ _ _.” What would you have said with 10 seconds to guess the phrase? Emil solved the word puzzle on the first try last night with “New Baby Buggy

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April Vacation Events at New Bedford Whaling Museum

April vacation is fast approaching and you are looking for something to do with the kids.  Why not take them to New Bedford Whaling Museum?

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Dr. Durkin Investigating NBHS Video

School Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin says she's aware of a video which shows a New Bedford High student slamming a chair into a teachers desk, after the teacher refused to return his phone she had confiscated earlier

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TSM - Christian Berrios (L) with United States Attorney for Mass. Carmen Ortiz
TSM - Christian Berrios (L) with United States Attorney for Mass. Carmen Ortiz

Making Good Decisions Subject Of Student Forum At Keith

Sixth grade students at Keith Middle School heard from several speakers Wednesday during a "Your Future, Your Decision" forum sponsored by District Attorney Sam Sutter.

Speakers suggested students should think twice before texting hurtful photos or messages to others because those messages don't go away

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Cast of ‘The Lion King’ Sings ‘Circle of Life’ on Best Flight Ever

Now, this is some serious in-flight entertainment.

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