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Wall Street Has Best Day Of The Year

The stock market had its best day of the year as investors applauded solid earnings from U.S. companies and economic growth in China.

It was the fourth straight gain for the Standard & Poor's 500. Th

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Candidates Spar Over Paying For Southcoast Rail

Both Charlie Baker and Martha Coakley say they support the SouthCoast Rail Project, but they differ on how to pay for the estimated $2 billion project.

During a debate Friday at UMass Dartmouth, Democrat Coakley expressed her support for a plan approved by Gov

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Mass. Man Sentenced To Jail And Restitution For Cybercrime

A Massachusetts man who was part of an international cybercrime ring has been sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison.

Lamar Taylor of Salem was sentenced Friday. He was also ordered to pay restitution of $338,649 and to be on supervised release for up to three years after his prison term

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Obama Urges More “Chip” Technology In Credit Cards

President Obama is making moves aimed at making government credit and debit cards more secure.

Visiting the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in DC, Obama issued an executive order shifting magnetic strip cards to cards with more secure chip technology

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Developers take in presentation at Waypoint Events Center / Jim Phillips / TSM

Developers Learn What New Bedford Has To Offer

More than 50 potential developers toured New Bedford on Thursday, getting a look at vacant property and buildings as possible sites for future economic development.....

Economic Development Council Director Derek Santos and his staff led bus tours throughout the city, visting sites in the North End, South End, Downtown and along the Waterfront

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Apple Inc. launches iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones in Madrid
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Damaged iPhone 6 May Lose Most Of Its Resale Value

Before you sink nearly a grand, as in $949 for an iPhone 6, read up on how a damaged iPhone may lose $835 of its total resale value.

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$2 Million Program Announced To Restore Coastal Watersheds

Federal and state officials are launching a program to protect and restore the coastal watersheds of southeast New England.

Municipalities and nonprofit organizations in Rhode Island and Massachusetts will receive a total of $2 million in the first year of the new federal initiative

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Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM

Southcoast Small Businesses Gather At Business Expo

More than 100 small businesses were represented Wednesday at White's of Westport during the annual Southcoast Business Expo, sponsored by Chambers of Commerce in New Bedford and Fall River.

New Bedford Chamber Executive Roy Nascimento says the Expo is a good way for small businesses to network and share information

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Data Breach At Kmart

Sears Holdings Corp. is announcing a data breach at its Kmart stores that started in early September.

The parent company, which also operates Sears stores, says that Kmart's information technology team detected the breach on Thursday

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Red Bull Owes You Money

Red Bull doesn't give you wings, but it is willing to give you cash.

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