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ABC 6 News Interviews NB High Teacher [VIDEO]

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18-year-old Kemar Omar Roselus will be summonsed to court for allegedly throwing a chair in a classroom at New Bedford High School in a video that went viral this week..

The teacher, identified as Joanne Moura spoke to ABC 6 News in Providence last night.

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Application Deadline Pushed Back For Region C Casino

The state Gaming Commission now says it will push back the next deadline for casino applications in the Fall River-New Bedford area to at least late September.

At a meeting at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston on Thursday, the Commission pushed back an application deadline in Southeastern Massachusetts from July 23rd to at least Sept

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TSM - Work has begun at Water and Union Street
TSM - Work has begun at Water and Union Street

Intersection Improvement Projects Underway In New Bedford

Its a busy time of the year for the Department of Public Infrastructure in New Bedford.

Commissioner Ron Labelle tells WBSM News, a number of intersection improvement projects are beginning, including one at the bottom of Union Street Downtown

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State Wants To End Smoking In Public Housing

The Patrick Administration is moving to stamp out smoking in public housing.

The Department of Housing and Community Development on Thursday issued guidelines to all 240 local housing authorities urging them to develop smoke-free housing policies within their state-aided public housing units

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Foster Grandparent Ellie Motta and Mayor Jon Mitchell talk with children at Pace Head Start
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Mayor Mitchell Thanks Foster Grandparents

Mayor Jon Mitchell thanked some special volunteers at Pace Head Start Thursday morning.

As part of the Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service, Mitchell met with several so-called Foster Grandparents, who volunteer their time in the classroom spending quality time with children

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Criminal Charges Filed Against New Bedford Teen In Disturbing Video

New Bedford Police have filed charges against a man believed to be the subject of a viral video.

The mayor's office confirms Kemar Omar Roselus, 18 years of age of New Bedford, has been charged with assault by means of dangerous weapon on a person over 60, and disturbing the school, and malicious destruction of personal property

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Grossman Pushes Pre-K Education

State treasurer and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Steven Grossman is urging business leaders to support a universal pre-kindergarten program for all of the state's children.

In a speech on Thursday to the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, Grossman called for creation of a public-private partnership that would provide the resources to place some 30,000 children into pre-K programs who are now on state waiting lists, including many from low-income families

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Harvard Releases Report On Marathon Bombing

A new report on the emergency response to the Boston Marathon bombings was largely positive but criticized law enforcement for the chaotic gunfight in which one suspect was killed and a police officer seriously injured, saying it lacked coordination

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Couple Sentenced For Treating Nanny As “Slave”

A Massachusetts couple prosecutors say treated their nanny as a "house slave" for 13 years have been sentenced to a year of probation and ordered to pay the woman $150,000.

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Alleged Funeral Shooter Held Without Bail

The Randolph man who allegedly shot his hip-hop star uncle during a funeral procession is being held without bail. Gai Scott is charged with assault with intent to murder.

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