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Two 12-Year-Old Fairhaven Heroes

The late Maya Angelou said, "I think a hero is any person really intent on making this a better place for all people." There are two young men from Fairhaven who deserve the moniker of hero. Gabe Monroe and his buddy, Will Benoit, are 12-year-olds who recently ran the entire New Bedford Half Marathon, not to show themselves or others that they could, but to raise money for other kids who couldn't run because they are suffering from cancer

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NFL’s Chris Borland Is Using His Head

Did you hear that 49ers rookie, Chris Borland, one of the NFL's premier rookies last season, is retiring at the ripe age of 24 because he's more concerned over head and brain injuries than making millions of dollars playing professional football

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Mitchell: New Bedford Half Marathon Is A Go

Despite the brutal winter and a tricky forecast for Sunday, city officials are moving ahead with the 38th Annual New Bedford Half-Marathon.

Mayor Jon Mitchell is expecting thousands of runners to take part

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Actress Sonia Satra Wants To Activate Your Life

Actress Sonia Satra may be best known for her roles on television dramas like One Life To Live and Guiding Light, but now she motivates men and women across the country with a new exercise regimen called "moticise." 

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Mayor Names Committee To Bring Olympic Sailing To Buzzards Bay

There are still many hurdles to clear, but Olympic Sailing may be coming to New Bedford.

Mayor Jon Mitchell on Wednesday announced the formation of a steering committee to develop a proposal to bring the 2024 Olympic Sailing competition to Buzzards Bay and New Bedford

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Day After Leg Day [VIDEO]

I admit I haven't been to the gym in a while. My New Year's resolution fell by the wayside when we got hit with six feet of snow in 4 weeks. So I got back on track yesterday by trying a new exercise routine with a friend

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Once There Was the Sun

Do you remember that big yellow thing that once stuck to the sky like a buttery pancake? Right now it feels like we'll never see the sun again because we've all been brought to Arendelle for Elsa's eternal winter

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President Reports “Enormous Progress” In Fighting Ebola

President Obama is citing enormous progress in the fight against Ebola.

In a White House event, Obama said the U.S. has risen to the challenge. He argued that the U.S. has led the international response to the Ebola crisis through a policy of sound science, not fear

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Nantucket Woman Dies After Being Hit By Car

A Nantucket woman was killed when she was struck by a car as she ran on a road Sunday.

Police Lt. Jerry Adams said Monday that 58-year-old Robin Harvey was hit just before 4:30 p.m. on Milestone Road near the intersection of Polpis Road

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Licensed Massage Therapist Jessica Smith works with Jo Clermont of New Bedford during Fitness Challenge Kickoff / TSM
Licensed Massage Therapist Jessica Smith works with Jo Clermont of New Bedford during Fitness Challenge Kickoff / TSM

Fitness Challenge Begins In New Bedford

A steady stream of local residents stopped by the Andre' McCoy Recreation Center on Saturday to sign up for the New Bedford Fitness Challenge.

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