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Three Fires Keep NB Fire Crews Busy On Thursday

Thursday was a day for fires in New Bedford.  Firefighters spent several hours Thursday afternoon dousing a smokey blaze in a three-story tenament at 141 Peckham Street. District Chief David Cooper says the fire started on the third floor

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State Increases Death Benefit For Families Of Public Safety Officers

Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill increasing the state's line-of-duty death benefit for the families of public safety officers.

The Massachusetts House and Senate quickly approved the bill after two Boston firefighters _ Firefighter Michael Kennedy and Lt

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Clergy Members Push For Minimum Wage Increase

A group representing clergy from around the state is urging lawmakers to agree on a bill that not only raises the minimum wage but also ties future increases in the wage to inflation.

Massachusetts Faith Voices met Thursday with representatives of House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Therese Murray and delivered a letter signed by 344 religious leaders of several faiths

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Jeep Fire On 195 Stops Traffic

Traffic was slowed on Interstate 195 in Dartmouth Thursday afternoon after a jeep caught on fire on the side of the road near the Reed Road exit. Witnesses said the jeep was fully involved. District three firefighters in Dartmouth responded

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TSM-Scott Reiniche
TSM-Scott Reiniche

Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Peckham St. Blaze

New Bedford fire crews are at the scene of a working fire at 141 Peckham Street.  Firefighters  responded around 3:15pm.  Witnesses said there was a lot of smoke was coming from the building.  We'll have more details as they become available

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Mother Thankful Her Son Survived Stabbing Spree

 

The mother of one of the victims of Wednesday's stabbing spree at a high school in suburban Pittsburgh is thankful her son is alive.

Amanda Hurt teared up as she talked about the attack that left her son Brett hospitalized. He

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UNKNOWN - APRIL 19: In this image released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on April 19, 2013, Dzhokar Tsarnaev, a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing is seen. The twin bombings at the 116-year-old Boston race resulted in the deaths of three people with more than 170 others injured. (Photo provided by FBI via Getty Images)
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Bombing Suspect Given More Time To Prepare Legal Challenges

A federal judge has granted a request from Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev lawyers giving them more time to prepare challenges to evidence they expect to be brought against him.

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7 Ways To Look Younger Now

Are you tired of feeling older than you actually are? People tell you all the time how good you look but you just don't feel that way. Would you like to feel as young as you look? Simple changes can be made to your daily life to help you feel younger and look great. They don't have to be dramatic changes but even the slightest change could make a world of difference.

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Dashboard Camera Captures Cement Truck Collision

How would you react to a rogue cement truck barreling towards you? One Texas driver had that experience recently and the entire thing was caught on tape thanks to his dashboard camera. Dr. Guan Zhu had the camera installed a year ago in case he ever got into an accident

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Ortiz’s Home Run Lifts Sox Over Rangers 4-2

David Ortiz hit a three-run homer high over the Pesky Pole in the eighth inning, helping the Boston Red Sox rally for a 4-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday.

Ortiz's second homer was heading down the right-field line before it curled around the pole just 302 feet from home plate

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