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9-11 CEREMONY AT CITY HALL

New Bedford Remembers 9-11

Roughly 100 people gathered on the steps of New Bedford City Hall Monday morning for a ceremony observing the 13th anniversary of the September 11th attacks.

The ceremony included military veterans like New Bedford Veterans Agent Chris Gomes who lost his right leg fighting in the Iraq war

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Public To Mull New England Electricity Forecast

New England's regional grid operator is inviting the public to review this year's forecast for the availability of electricity and demand over the coming decade.

The 2014 regional system plan describes how transmission upgrades, power generation and reducing electricity with conservation and energy efficiency will help make enough electricity available

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Attleboro Man Faces Charges After Son Injured

An Attleboro man is facing charges after his 3-month-old son was taken to the hospital with a broken arm and other injuries that appeared to be older.

Joshua Pulsinelli pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Attleboro District Court to assault and battery and reckless endangerment of a child charges

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Pistorius Not Guilty Of Murder

The judge in the case of South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius says the defendant is not guilty of the premeditated murder his girlfriend.

After a six and-a-half month trial, a judge in Pretoria said this morning that the state did not prove Pistoirus deliberately acted to kill Reeva Steenkamp

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FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps (Credit: fema.gov

Hearing Will Focus On New Flood Insurance Law

The Massachusetts Division of Banks will hold a public informational hearing to get input on rules that require creditors to provide disclosures when a borrower is required to purchase flood insurance

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President Obama Addresses The Nation To Outline Strategy On ISIS
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President Obama Announces Strategy to ‘Degrade and Destroy’ the Islamic State

Tonight President Obama took to the national airwaves for a rare prime-time address to describe what America's response would be to the Islamic State (aka ISIL or ISIS), the terrorist group that has taken over parts of Syria and Iraq, and also beheaded two American journalists.

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New Parking Meters Coming To New Bedford

New parking meters are coming to the Downtown and North End Business Districts in New Bedford.

Mayor Jon Mitchell, speaking on his weekly radio program on WBSM, said the new meters will be installed over the next week

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Martins Seeks Action Against Pushy Energy Sales Teams

With many area residents reporting unpleasant experiences with representatives of "Just Energy", New Bedford City Councilor Steven Martins is calling for an investigation of their operations.

Martins has fielded numerous complaints from constituents, saying the door to door representatives insist on seeing the customer's energy bill, trying to persuade them to switch to their service

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Second West Nile Case Reported In Middlesex County

The Massachusetts Department of Health says the state has confirmed its second human case of West Nile virus this year.

Officials said Wednesday the case, like the first one, is from Middlesex County

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Melinda and Bill Gates / Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images

Gates Foundation Pledges $50 Million To Fight Ebola

Microsoft founder Bill Gates is stepping up the fight against the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Today the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced it was pledging $50-million to help with emergency efforts in containing the deadly virus

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