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President Obama Offers Eulogy For Reverend Pinckney

President Obama says last week's deadly shooting spree in South Carolina has opened a lot of eyes to racial injustice and gun violence. Obama delivered the eulogy for one of the nine victims of the shooting in an historic black church in Charleston

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Hotel Under Paranormal Attack [VIDEO]

This blog isn't delving into whether or not you believe in poltergeists and ghosts. Instead, I'm simply presenting a video for you to watch.

That said, in folklore and parapsychology, a poltergeist (German for "noisy ghost") is a type of ghost or other supernatural being supposedly responsible for physical disturbances such as loud noises and objects moved around or destroyed

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Photo by Jerry Redfern/LightRocket via Getty Images

City Plans Crackdown On Illegal Peddling

The New Bedford City Council passed two motions during Thursday night's meeting addressing the long-standing issue of illegal peddlers on city streets. 

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Jon Faria/TSM

New Drug Treatment Facility Denied In New Bedford

New Bedford residents living near the proposed drug treatment facility on Brigham street showed up in mass to Thursday's Zoning Board of Appeals hearing.

After over an hour of testimonies, the Board unanimously denied the facility a special permit to be in a residential district

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NOAA Awards Grant Money To SMAST for Fisheries Research

UMass Dartmouth's School of Marine Science and Technology is the recipient of four grants totaling more than $900,000 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

The money comes from the Saltonstall-Kennedy grant program to fund research on the oceans and fishing stocks

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New electric cars lined up on William Street / Jim Phillips TSM
New electric cars lined up on William Street / Jim Phillips TSM

New Bedford Leases Ten Electric Cars For City Fleet

The City of New Bedford is replacing ten, 20-year old passenger vehicles with new electric cars.

The new Nissan Leafs were on display Thursday outside City Hall.

New Bedford is leasing the electric cars for three years, at a fraction of what it might cost for leasing conventional vehicles

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Thinkstock photo

SJC Sets Legal Guidelines For Spanking Children

The state's highest court has for the first time set legal guidelines for when and how parents can use spanking to discipline their children.

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court said Thursday that spanking or other forms of mild physical punishment of a minor child are permissible if the force used is ``reasonable,'' and is ultimately for the purpose of helping a child by preventing or punishing misconduct

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Photo by Winslow Townson/Getty Images

Red Sox Update: Pedroia Headed To DL, Kelly Demoted

Former American League MVP Dustin Pedroia is heading to the disabled list.

The Red Sox are putting the second baseman on the shelf for 15 days with a strained hamstring. Boston has called up infield prospect Deven Marrero from Triple-A to fill the roster spot

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For the Love of Summer Music Series Everywhere

Each Wednesday I try to sneak out of work a smidge early so I can catch up with my family and friends at Apponogansett Park for Dartmouth's Summer Concert Series.   What occurred to me this past Wednesday was that not only did i have zero idea about what music i was going to be hearing, but I had zero idea of who the band even was and yet, here I am, rushing around to get there on time!  What is it about music outdoors that gets people so excited?  

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Glock 23-model, 40-caliber handgun / Photo illustration by George Frey/Getty Images)

Westport Gun Store Owner Faces 13 Felony Counts

New Bedford Police Detectives tipped off Westport Police about the sale of illegal weapons from a gun store in their town.  The gun store owner was later charged.

Following a two-week investigation, Westport Police have charged 67 year old Richard Pacheco, the owner of Richie's Sporting Supply, with 13 felony counts of improper sale of a firearm

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