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Massachusetts drivers should soon have a little extra help navigating the state's traffic hotspots.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Carl Alves from DrugFreeNB

Local Group Addresses Prescription Drug Abuse

Why are so many young people abusing prescription drugs?

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Matt Camara TSM

City Council Supports Teacher Facing Discipline Over Chair-Throwing Incident

The City Council unanimously voted Thursday night to go on record opposing any disciplinary action that may come against New Bedford High School teacher Joanne Maura. Maura is the teacher who had a chair thrown at her by an 18-year-old student after she took his cell phone

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TSM-Scott Reiniche

Three Fires Keep NB Fire Crews Busy On Thursday

Thursday was a day for fires in New Bedford.  Firefighters spent several hours Thursday afternoon dousing a smokey blaze in a three-story tenament at 141 Peckham Street. District Chief David Cooper says the fire started on the third floor

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State Increases Death Benefit For Families Of Public Safety Officers

Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill increasing the state's line-of-duty death benefit for the families of public safety officers.

The Massachusetts House and Senate quickly approved the bill after two Boston firefighters _ Firefighter Michael Kennedy and Lt

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Clergy Members Push For Minimum Wage Increase

A group representing clergy from around the state is urging lawmakers to agree on a bill that not only raises the minimum wage but also ties future increases in the wage to inflation.

Massachusetts Faith Voices met Thursday with representatives of House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Therese Murray and delivered a letter signed by 344 religious leaders of several faiths

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Jeep Fire On 195 Stops Traffic

Traffic was slowed on Interstate 195 in Dartmouth Thursday afternoon after a jeep caught on fire on the side of the road near the Reed Road exit. Witnesses said the jeep was fully involved. District three firefighters in Dartmouth responded

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TSM-Scott Reiniche
TSM-Scott Reiniche

Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Peckham St. Blaze

New Bedford fire crews are at the scene of a working fire at 141 Peckham Street.  Firefighters  responded around 3:15pm.  Witnesses said there was a lot of smoke was coming from the building.  We'll have more details as they become available

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Local Woman Prepares To Run Boston Again [Interview]

Terese Frenette is a member of the Greater New Bedford Track Club who is training to run the Boston Marathon again. This will be the seventh time she has run Boston and was there last year when the Marathon bombing happened. She joined us this morning to talk about the experience.

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UNKNOWN - APRIL 19: In this image released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on April 19, 2013, Dzhokar Tsarnaev, a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing is seen. The twin bombings at the 116-year-old Boston race resulted in the deaths of three people with more than 170 others injured. (Photo provided by FBI via Getty Images)
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Bombing Suspect Given More Time To Prepare Legal Challenges

A federal judge has granted a request from Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev lawyers giving them more time to prepare challenges to evidence they expect to be brought against him.

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