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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Its Mitchell Vs. Giesta In The Race For Mayor

Its a two way race for Mayor of New Bedford. Two term incumbent Jon Mitchell is being challenged by newcomer Maria Giesta. They were the only candidates who filed papers to run for Mayor before Tuesday's deadline

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Photo from New Bedford Police
Photo from New Bedford Police

New Bedford Robbery Suspect Arrested In Attleboro

A

n Acushnet man wanted for an armed robbery in the Whaling City, was taken into custody Tuesday in Attleboro.

James Willette was wanted for the August 3rd robbery at the Cumberland Farms store at 2012 Acushnet Avenue

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Credit: ABC6
Credit: ABC6

Construction Worker Killed In Taunton Identified

A worker killed when a construction lift fell at a work site in Taunton has been identified.

The Taunton Daily Gazette reports the Bristol County district attorney's office identified the man on Tuesday as 48-year-old Kevin Miranda, who lived both in Somerset, Massachusetts, and Portsmouth, Rhode Island

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San Francisco's Asante Cleveland catches pass against Houston / Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images
San Francisco's Asante Cleveland catches pass against Houston / Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images

Patriots Trade For Tight End

The San Francisco 49ers traded tight end
Asante Cleveland to the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots
for offensive lineman Jordan Devey on Tuesday, a person with direct
knowledge of the move said

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Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images
Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images

Report: Olympic Organizers Underestimated Costs

Massachusetts leaders have released a state-funded report analyzing Boston's now-failed bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

The 192-page report by the Brattle Group suggests local organizers underestimated construction costs for hosting the international event by as much as $970 million, among other things

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Photo from Dartmouth Police
Photo from Dartmouth Police

Homeless Man Charged With B-&-E In Dartmouth

Dartmouth Police have arrested a homeless man after a neighbor reported seeing the suspect in a vacant house.

During questioning by Police on Monday, 53 year old Thomas Ramos said he had purchased the property, and in fact had keys to all the locks

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Thinkstock Photos
Thinkstock Photos

Meteorologists Pounce On Farmer’s Almanac

New Bedford residents reading the 2016 Old Farmer's Almanac may find themselves in a depression if they believe the Almanac's prediction for this winter: above average snow and very cold! So many South Coast residents are still bristling from the record 2015 snowfall that buried us and all but extinguished the area economy

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New Dartmouth Sub-Committees To Create Fresh Ideas

Dartmouth officals are hoping two new sub-committees can help the town stay out of financial trouble down the road. Although Dartmouth has enjoyed a comfortable financial situation in recent years, officials worry that might not last

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Terry Francona and John Farrell at 2014 All Star Game / Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images
Terry Francona and John Farrell at 2014 All Star Game / Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images

Francona Will Accompany Farrell To Chemo Treatment

(Associated Press) - Cleveland manager Terry Francona said he plans to
accompany his longtime friend - Red Sox manager John Farrell - to
his first chemotherapy treatment for lymphoma on Tuesday.

''We were just talking and I was asking questions, the normal
questions, and he mentioned he was going to start Tuesday,''
Francona said Monday before the Indians opened a three-game series
at Boston

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
FBI, Getty Images

Tsarnaev Seeks New Trial

Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokar Tsarnaev is asking for a new trial.

Tsarnaev's lawyers filed an appeal on Monday, saying he didn't get a fair trial because of the trial's publicity.

Among the points his legal team argues is that the jurors were using social media during the trial and wouldn't have been able to avoid news about it

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