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Governor Urges Compromise On Minimum Wage Bill

Gov. Deval Patrick says he's confident House and Senate lawmakers will hammer out a compromise on minimum wage legislation that has run into parliamentary roadblocks on Beacon Hill.

Patrick said the difference between the House and Senate bills isn't great

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Patrick Defends Ban On Zohydro

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is defending the state's first-in-the-nation ban on Zohydro, a powerful new painkiller, as it faces a federal court lawsuit challenging its constitutionality.

On Tuesday, a federal judge suggested Patrick might have been ``out of line'' in issuing a March 27 executive order banning the drug in Massachusetts

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Inhaled Insulin Treatment Delayed

Last week's announcement about a proposed inhaled diabetes treatment appears to be a bit pre mature.

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Reducing Stress With Dr. Zhi Gang Sha [AUDIO]

Today on WBSM we were visited by a very interesting gentleman, Dr. Zhi Gang Sha, Dr. Sha is a soul leader and a world renowned master healer. Dr Sha is the founder of the Institute of Soul Healing and Enlightenment and the Love Peace Harmony Movement and is a grand-master of many ancient disciplines.  Dr. Sha taught the morning show how to get some s

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New Brazilian Restaurant Coming to Dartmouth

A new Brazilian restaurant will open in the former Smokey Bones building on Route 6 in Dartmouth. Brazilian Grill, expected to open in September, will be a traditional churasscaria where grilled meats are served on skewers

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Dartmouth's new cemetery plan. | Matt Camara TSM
Dartmouth's new cemetery plan. | Matt Camara TSM

Dartmouth Cemeteries on the Mend After Year of Chaos

Dartmouth's Parks and Recreation Department Director Tim Lancaster showed off a new software package being used to catalog burial plots at Monday night's Select Board meeting. The software will prevent the town from selling the same plot twice and is one of many improvements Lancaster's team has made to cemetery management since the volunteer Cemetery Commission was disbanded by Town Meeting over a year ago

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TSM - Acushnet Town Hall

Rawcliffe Wins Selectman’s Seat In Acushnet

A former member of Acushnet's Board of Public Works has been elected to the town's Board of Selectman.  Gary Rawcliffe outpolled businessman Paul Levasseur in balloting Monday, 468 to 355.

Rawcliffe has run for Selectman three times before, and was unsuccessful each time until Monday

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Gag Order In Hernandez Case Upheld By SJC Justice

A state Supreme Judicial Court justice has upheld the gag order on both sides in the murder case of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez.

Prosecutors asked Justice Fernande Duffly to review the order by Bristol Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh

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Anatoly Vartanov

Tips For Landing An Interview Or New Job

Looking for a new job can be grueling. Whether you're currently in the work force looking to make a change or entering into it for the first time, we've put together some information we find helpful. Some common mistakes that people make but don't realize can leave them wondering why they didn't get the job or even land the interview

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Mass. Utilities Argue Against DPU Fines

The state's highest court has heard arguments from three major utilities seeking to overturn record penalties stemming from their response to two major storms in 2011.

The state Department of Public Utilities fined National Grid $18

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