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Fairhaven Residents Clash With EPA Over Cad Cell

The Environmental Protection Administration is moving ahead with construction of a containment area or cad cell just 200 yards off the shoreline of Fairhaven.

The cad cell will hold contaminated sediment from the harbor, including PCB's

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photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

Auditor: Most Schools Complying With Anti-Obesity Regulations

A new audit has found that the vast majority of public schools in Massachusetts are complying with state regulations regarding school nutrition, physical education and measuring student body mass index

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Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images

Yankees: Wait And See Approach On A-Rod

The New York Yankees are taking a wait and see approach to Alex Rodriguez for next season.

Manager Joe Girardi said during Monday's season-ending press conference that "A-Rod" will likely be the team's starting third baseman next year, but they'll have to see where he's at physically next spring

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Photo by Kent Nishimura/Getty Images

Cape Skydivers Identities Released

Authorities have released the identities of two skydivers killed after they crashed into a building during a tandem jump on Cape Cod.

Andrew Munson, of Nantucket, and his instructor, Eldon Burrier, of West Lynnwood, Washington, died Sunday while skydiving at the Marstons Mills Airport in Barnstable

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Wavebreak Media

Get Active — Any Woman Can Cut Her Risk of Breast Cancer by Exercising

Apparently it’s quite simple: Exercise reduces a woman’s risk of breast cancer.

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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month — The 7 Best Ways to Donate Now

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Here's a list of seven of the best charities most deserving of your support.

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Male Contraceptive Coming In Near Future

So the news about a male contraceptive has been discussed for about a month now, and it's not a pill. The new form of male birth control is an injection, and it's not taken in the arm!

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Denver Post Photo by Cyrus McCrimmon/Getty IMages
Denver Post Photo by Cyrus McCrimmon/Getty IMages

Enterovirus D68 Found In Springfield

A Springfield hospital says federal and state health officials have confirmed eight cases of an unusual respiratory virus that has been affecting children around the country.

Baystate Children's Hospital said in a statement that eight specimens tested positive for enterovirus D68

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New Hampshire Public Radio, flickr
New Hampshire Public Radio, flickr

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Police departments across the country, and here on the Southcoast, will take part in the ninth National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday.

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lsantilli

Eating Cheese May Help You Live Longer

Bring on the flaming Kasseri Saganaki! Step right this way Pecorino Romano, Feta, Brie, Asiago and Cheddar! The good news is recent research indicates that dairy products should be an important part of your diet.

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