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Robert Jacobvitz Lecture Honors WW II Hero

It's a personal honor to be a part of radio broadcasts that enlighten and inspire listeners. Such is the case with Robert Jacobvitz, who while here on the SouthCoast, gave residents and students an insight into who Aristides de Sousa Mendes was and what he did to receive world recognition for his heroism during World War II.

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Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images

Shooter Invited Victims To Lunch Via Text, Then Shot Them

Investigators say that a gunman responsible for a shooting at a Washington state high school on Friday invited his victims to lunch by text message.

Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary told a news conference Monday the five students were all at a lunch table when they were shot by 15-year-old Jaylen Fryberg

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Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images

UPDATE: Shooter Identified In Washington State

Police are confirming that the gunman in today's school shooting north of Seattle died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The gunman has been identified by witnesses as 14-year-old Jaylen Fryberg. Police also said that the other person who died in the shooting was female

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Shooting At High School In Marysville, Washington

School Shooting Near Seattle; 2 Dead, Including Gunman, 4 Critically Hurt [UPDATED]

A gunman opened fire at a Seattle-area high school Friday morning, injuring multiple students before killing himself.

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Category: Crime, Education, News
Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

City Council Questions School Committee Spending [AUDIO]

The New Bedford City Council wants to know how the School Committee is spending its money.

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Second Letter Threatening Schools Sent To Rhode Island Cities

The mayors of Cranston, Johnston and Warwick say Johnston has received a letter threatening schools, the second time in as many weeks.

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Dr. Pia Durkin Addressing School Committee / Jim Phillips / TSM
Dr. Pia Durkin Addressing School Committee / Jim Phillips / TSM

Durkin Offers Plan For Accelerated Improvement In NB Schools

The Superintendent of Schools is laying out a plan for accelerated improvement in New Bedford schools.

Dr. Pia Durkin told the School Committee Monday night, the plan includes principals providing leadership by coaching teachers, and teachers focusing on core instruction and working together

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Photo by Chris Arsenault / TSM
Photo by Chris Arsenault / TSM

Candidates Spar Over Paying For Southcoast Rail

Both Charlie Baker and Martha Coakley say they support the SouthCoast Rail Project, but they differ on how to pay for the estimated $2 billion project.

During a debate Friday at UMass Dartmouth, Democrat Coakley expressed her support for a plan approved by Gov

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Mother and Daughter Talk
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Sex is A Big Deal, The Talk is Not

Do you remember an instance when mom or dad sat you down to discuss the birds and the bees? Well studies show that "the talk" is not as embarrassing as it used to be. That dreaded convo has become a casual chat among teens and parents

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Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM
Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM

Planning Begins For New Library In North Dartmouth

What's the future of the North Dartmouth Library? That's what officials in Dartmouth are trying to figure out.

The current library on Tucker Road has been deemed too small to carry out some of the programs already offered at the Southworth Library

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