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New Bedford High School Teacher Under Investigation

As part of the investigation in the chair throwing incident at New Bedford High School, the teacher who was in the classroom at the time, Joanne Maura, is being called into a meeting  at the Headmaster's office at the high school.

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More Details On Jared Remy’s Alleged Jail House Assault

A criminal complaint against the son of a Boston Red Sox broadcaster says he threw hot coffee in a fellow jail inmate's face, hit him with a plastic chair and punched him.

Jared Remy, son of broadcaster Jerry Remy, is held without bail after pleading not guilty to fatally stabbing his girlfriend last year

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Mitchell Urges Lawmakers To Protect Offshore Wind Industry

Mayor Jon Mitchell testified in Boston Tuesday before a legislative committee looking at energy issues.

Speaking on his weekly radio program on WBSM, the Mayor said he opposes legislation that would introduce large quantities of Canadian hydropower into the energy market

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West End Shooting Under Investigation

New Bedford Police are investigating a shooting incident at Ocean and Arnold Streets Tuesday afternoon.

Police Chief David Provencher says the incident was reported around 1:30pm.

Officers recovered eight shell casings on the street, but there were no reports of property damage or any injuries

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Discipline Continues At NBHS In Aftermath Of Chair-Throwing Incident

The discipline continues at New Bedford High School, following an incident last month where a student threw a chair at a teachers desk.

The student who threw the chair has been expelled from New Bedford High and faces criminal charges in District Court

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Governor Urges Compromise On Minimum Wage Bill

Gov. Deval Patrick says he's confident House and Senate lawmakers will hammer out a compromise on minimum wage legislation that has run into parliamentary roadblocks on Beacon Hill.

Patrick said the difference between the House and Senate bills isn't great

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Patrick Defends Ban On Zohydro

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is defending the state's first-in-the-nation ban on Zohydro, a powerful new painkiller, as it faces a federal court lawsuit challenging its constitutionality.

On Tuesday, a federal judge suggested Patrick might have been ``out of line'' in issuing a March 27 executive order banning the drug in Massachusetts

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Wage Gap For Women in Massachusetts

Women working full-time in Massachusetts make nearly $13,000 a year less than men regardless of education or occupation.

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Alleged Sidewinders Gang Affiliate Arrested In Fairhaven

Fairhaven Police have arrested a man after he allegedly assaulted another male using brass knuckles.

According to Fairhaven Police, the alleged assault was reported Monday morning at a Laurel Street residence

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Lakeville Election

For the fourth straight year, Lakeville voters delivered a new member to the Board of Selectmen when political newcomer Miriam "Mitzi" Hollenbeck defeated incumbent Scott Belliveau.  

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