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One Waiter Has a Big Reason to Smile [PHOTOS]

Brian Maixner is a waiter at the Doo-Dah Diner in Wichita, Kansas. One morning, a customer gave him an extremely generous tip that would change his life.

Fred Boettcher was dining with his family that weekend morning and noticed the "severe dental decay across Brian's smiling mouth

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Facebook’s Suicide Prevention Feature

Mattapoisett teen, Conrad Roy, committed suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning last July. Roy had a history of mental illness, and was found in his car behind the Fairhaven K-Mart. That local story is now circulating nationwide due to the fact that strange texts were discovered between Roy and Plainville teen, Michelle Carter. On

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Violence And Poverty Exacerbate Homelessness In Honduras
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Todd Baptista Is A Man For All Seasons

If St. Cecilia is the saint watching over musicians, then Todd Baptista is the patron saint of Doo Wop artists. Nationally recognized as an award winning author and producer, Todd's passion to help preserve the classic American art form called Doo Wop pales in importance to what he does with his wonderful wife, Kristen and one of their two sons, Devon, helping the destitute and poor living in challenging conditions in the mountains of Honduras! For the next few weeks, I'll be posting Todd's emails from his mission site, to keep you in touch with all he does to alleviate suffering and promote good health in these hard working people! Let's start at the very beginning

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Dartmouth Girl Surprises Child in Hospital Dressed As Elsa [VIDEO]

If you go to Shannon Hayes' Facebook page, you'll find photos of a seven year old filled with wonder and who loves Disney's "Frozen" more than anything. You'll also find that Shannon has Type 1 Spinal Muscular Atroph

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Jim Phillips | TSM

New Bedford Receives $2 Million To Combat Homelessness

The Federal Office of Housing and Urban Development, or HUD is sending $2 million to New Bedford to fund programs that fight homelessness.

Mayor Jon Mitchell, speaking on his weekly radio program on WBSM, said the money will be distributed to ten local organizations

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Volunteers Needed To Shovel Out Elderly

A blizzard warning is now in effect for Monday afternoon straight through until Tuesday evening. WBSM is seeking good Samaritans who'll be able to voluntarily shovel the snow for the elderly and disabled from their driveways and walkways.

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Pizza Delivery Guy Gets Major Contributions

Jarrid Tansey is the pizza delivery guy who was so horribly mistreated by F&R Auto Sales this week. Well his stiffed $7 tip just multiplied exponentially!

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Macy's Hosts Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade In New York City
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Who Should Get Credit for The BIG Gift?

Some parents might not have it in their budget to buy their kids lavish gifts this Christmas. So when it comes time for the little ones to open gifts from Santa, they might discover a new hat and a pair of gloves

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Jim Phillips / TSM

New Bedford Firefighters Union Toy Drive Big Success

More than a dozen community organizations are receiving toys for needy kids, as part of the annual New Bedford Firefighters Union Toy Drive.

The union teams with the United Way each year to collect and deliver toys to children

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Amazing Secret Santa Gifts Under $20 Will Make You a Holiday Hero [VIDEO]

So, you barely know Larry from accounting, but you drew his name for your office's secret Santa. What do you do? Let us help.

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