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Pink Tax [VIDEO]

Business Insider reported on this video about gender discriminatory pricing. Have you ever noticed how a "woman's product" costs more than a "man's product," even though they're basically the same exact thing?

It's called gender-based pricing, but we know it as t

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Jim Phillips / TSM
Jim Phillips / TSM

Update: UMass Trustees Okay Wage Increases For Union Employees

Negotiated raises will be paid to members of four employee unions at UMass Dartmouth, ending a stalemate that had lasted for months.

The UMass Board of Trustees authorized the payments Wednesday at a meeting in Worcester

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Union leads speak with members during meeting on Wednesday / Jim Phillps / TSM
Union leads speak with members during meeting on Wednesday / Jim Phillps / TSM

Informational Picketing Planned At UMass Dartmouth

Members of four labor unions at UMass Dartmouth will stage an informational picket Saturday at the University. That's on a day when parents and prospective students are scheduled to visit the campus

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TSM

City Of New Bedford, AFSCME Local 851 Agree On Labor Deal

The City of New Bedford and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 851 have reached agreement on a new labor contract.

Members of the city workers union, which covers clerks, custodians, mechanics and others, have been working under terms of a contract which expired nearly three years ago

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Mass. Gas Prices Inch Upward

The price of a gallon of gasoline in Massachusetts has inched up by a penny in the past week.

AAA Northeast reports Monday that its weekly price survey found self-serve, regular selling for an average of $2

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Mass. State House / Getty Images
Mass. State House / Getty Images

Mass. Tax Revenues Take Hit From Winter Storms

Massachusetts roads, public transportation and patience weren't the only things stressed during this winter's punishing snowfalls.

The state's tax returns also took a hit.

Revenue Commissioner Mark Nunnelly said Friday that the state's sales and use taxes are lagging ``undoubtedly due to weather-related sales losses

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HOT JOBS

Hot Jobs Available Now

As a service to our community, The New 1420 presents these Hot Jobs by the Greater New Bedford Career Center, 618 Acushnet Ave., New Bedford, MA  02740  Call the Career Center if you're interested in any of these jobs at 508-990-4000.

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V-O-T-E

Far Reaching Importance Of Local Elections

The national news media is concentrating on the presidential election. While highly important, it's your local, day-to-day life that will be affected to a large extent by your local office holders

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An Open Letter to My Gym Membership

 

Dear Gym Membership,

I'm throwing in my gym towel; this is my official two week notice.

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Taunton Police Officer Dave DeOliveira leads his team to victory / Chris Arsenault / TSM
Taunton Police Officer Dave DeOliveira leads his team to victory / Chris Arsenault / TSM

Wing-Eating Contest Raises Money To Help Victims Of Child Abuse

Emergency personnel responded to a five-alarm incident in Westport Thursday night, but there was no fire. Police and firefighters from all over Bristol County participated in the annual chicken wing-eating contest at White's of Westport to benefit the Children's Advocacy Center

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