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Chuck Hagel (L) and Joint Chiefs Chairman General Martin Dempsey / SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images
Chuck Hagel (L) and Joint Chiefs Chairman General Martin Dempsey / SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

Hagel Predicts New Offensive By ISIS

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says U.S. airstrikes have helped Iraqi and Kurdish forces regain their footing in Iraq, but he expects Islamic State militants will regroup and stage a new offensive.

Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen

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Southcoast Health's Kara Gauvin (c) and Dr. Patrick Nugent (r) join WBSM's Pete Braley to discuss maternity ward improvements at St. Luke's / TSM
Southcoast Health's Kara Gauvin (c) and Dr. Patrick Nugent (r) join WBSM's Pete Braley to discuss maternity ward improvements at St. Luke's / TSM

Phase One Of Maternity Ward Improvements Complete At St. Luke’s

Improvements are coming to the maternity ward at St. Lukes Hospital. Phase one of the $13 million project is now complete.

Nineteen post-partum rooms have been enlarged and upgraded with families in mind

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Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Tsarnaev’s College Friend Pleads Guilty

A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has pleaded guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack.

Twenty-year-old Dias Kadyrbayev is accused of removing a backpack containing emptied-out fireworks from Tsarnaev's dorm room after realizing he was suspected of carrying out the 2013 attack with his brother, Tamerlan

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

New Bedford Man Charged With Trafficking Cocaine

A New Bedford man is facing drug trafficking charges. Narcotics Detectives arrested 37 year old Philip Ivy on Tuesday.

Police say they found in his Arnold Street apartment 159 grams of cocaine, worth about $16,000 on the street

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Attorney General Eric Holder (L) talks with Capt. Ron Johnson / Photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais-Pool/Getty Images
Attorney General Eric Holder (L) talks with Capt. Ron Johnson / Photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais-Pool/Getty Images

A-G Holder Says Ferguson Visit Constructive

Attorney General Eric Holder calls his trip to troubled Ferguson, Missouri "constructive." In a Justice Department news conference, Holder vowed that the investigation into the death of an unarmed black teenager will be fair, thorough and independent

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Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images
Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images

Ebola Patient Being Released From Hospital

The charity an American doctor infected with Ebola works for says he's now recovered from the virus and will be released today from an Atlanta hospital.

Dr. Kent Brantly and colleague Nancy Writebol were flown out of the West African nation of Liberia earlier this month and have been getting treatment at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta

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Photo from Mass. Clean Energy Center
Photo from Mass. Clean Energy Center

Alves: Council Being Kept “In The Dark” About Marine Commerce Terminal

City Councilor David Alves feels the Council is being kept in the dark about future operations at the Marine Commerce Terminal, now under construction in the South End.

Alves think's the Council should get a guided tour of the project

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Photo Fairhaven Fire Dept.
Photo Fairhaven Fire Dept.

Fairhaven Firefighters Quickly Douse Porch Fire

Fairhaven firefighters quickly doused a porch fire Wednesday afternoon.

Crews were called to 31 Hitch Street just before 3pm, after smoke and fire was noticed coming from an enclosed porch. Neighbors were attempting to douse the fire with a garden hose when firefighters arrived

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New Bedford High School
New Bedford High School Jim Phillips / TSM

Summer Grads To Receive Diplomas On Thursday

New Bedford High School will be the scene of a graduation ceremony on Thursday.

Twenty-six students who, for whatever reason failed to attain enough credits to graduate back in June, attended classes this summer to qualify for their diplomas

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Jim Phillips / TSM
Jim Phillips / TSM

Patrick: Market Basket Talks At Critical Point

Gov. Deval Patrick says he hopes to talk again to warring cousins whose battle over management of the Market Basket grocery store chain has sparked an employee walkout and customer boycott.

Patrick said he will likely speak to Arthur T

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