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Baker, Coakley Face Off In Gubernatorial Debate

Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker sparred on jobs, schools and services for families and children during a televised gubernatorial debate.

Coakley says if elected she would focus on building a sustainable economy from the ground up while Baker says he would focus on strengthening local economies in struggling parts of the state

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Sheriff Tom Hodgson on WBSM's Mid-Day Magazine / Dan McCready / TSM
Sheriff Tom Hodgson on WBSM's Mid-Day Magazine / Dan McCready / TSM

Hodgson Organizing Caravan To Secure Borders

Sheriffs across the country are being recruited to make a statement about border security and immigration reform.

Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson says both Democrats and Republicans in Congress have failed to act on immigration reform, and in the meantime, immigrants are entering this country almost unchecked

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White House Fence-Jumper Ruled Not Competent To Stand Trial

The man accused of jumping a White House fence and entering the executive mansion last month isn't competent to stand trial right now.

Results of a preliminary screening of Omar Gonzalez were revealed today in court and a federal judge said she plans to order a more thorough psychiatric evaluation of the suspect

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Wall Street Has Best Day Of The Year

The stock market had its best day of the year as investors applauded solid earnings from U.S. companies and economic growth in China.

It was the fourth straight gain for the Standard & Poor's 500. Th

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Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images

Hernandez Double Murder Trial To Start In May

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez remains on track for a May trial on two murder charges.

His lawyers and prosecutors agreed Tuesday to another pre-trial hearing on Nov. 25 during a brief court appearance in Suffolk Superior Court

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American Detainee Released From North Korea

After nearly six months in custody in North Korea, American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released.

The State Department today announced the release of Fowle, who had been awaiting trial on charges of leaving a Bible at a nightclub in a northern port city last May

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Additional Arrests Made Related To Boston Marathon Bombing
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Lawyer: Tsarnaev Friend Didn’t Commit Any Crime

A lawyer for a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has told jurors the man didn't lie to the FBI during the bombing investigation but couldn't remember certain details because he had smoked marijuana "for 12 hours straight

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Credit: Twitter
Credit: Twitter

Journalist Feels Fortunate To Recover From Ebola

An American video journalist with Ebola says he feels lucky to be recovering from the deadly virus, but it's humbling to think about how many people have died from the disease in West Africa.

Ashoka Mukpo made several comments about Ebola on Twitter Monday

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redpepperflakes,flickr

Power Restored Across Downtown Providence

Power has been restored across downtown Providence after a squirrel got into equipment at an electric substation causing an outage that darkened city hall, federal and state courthouses, and businesses with thousands of workers

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Staples in Fairhaven. Credit: Dan McCready/TSM
Staples in Fairhaven. Credit: Dan McCready/TSM

Staples Investigating Possible Data Breach

Staples says that it is looking into a potential credit card data breach and that it has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue.

The office supplier retailer said that if it turns up any data discrepancies during its investigation, customers won't be responsible for fraudulent activity on their credit cards as long as it is reported in a timely manner

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