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Cybercrime Big Drain On Global Economy

A new study says cybercrime costs the global economy almost half-a-trillion dollars a year.

The study, co-sponsored by security software company McAfee, says losses to the United States, China, Japan and Germany totaled 200-billion dollars in 2013

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Gov. Patrick Urges Changes In Economic Development Bill

Gov. Deval Patrick is praising an economic development bill proposed by Democratic House leaders but says he will urge legislators to restore a provision that would discourage non-compete agreements in the private sector

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Mass. Gas Prices Now Below National Average

The price of a gallon of gas in Massachusetts has inched down a penny in the past week.

AAA Southern New England reports Monday that self-serve, regular is now averaging $3.64 per gallon.

The current price is 4 cents lower than a month ago but 14 cents higher than a year ago

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Mayor Mitchell delivering FY15 budget proposal to city council.

Mayor Presents FY15 City Budget

Mayor Jon Mitchell presented his proposed budget to the City Council Wednesday night.

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JIm Phillips / TSM / Gov. Patrick (l)  tours Acushnet Avenue Project With Mayor Jon Mitchell (c) and DPI Commissioner Ron Labelle
JIm Phillips / TSM / Gov. Patrick (l) tours Acushnet Avenue Project With Mayor Jon Mitchell (c) and DPI Commissioner Ron Labelle

Acushnet Avenue Project Gets Funding Boost From State

Governor Deval Patrick delivers more than $1 million to New Bedford for the North End International Marketplace Project.

D-P-I Commissioner Ron Labelle says the money will be used to extend improvements north on Acushnet Avenue, improving neighborhoods along the way

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Anthony Foxx / Photo by Alex Wong / Getty Images

Fed. Transportation Fund Going Broke

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx says the federal highway trust fund will start drying up this summer. The transportation fund provides money for highway and bridge work across the U.S.

Lawmakers have been unable to agree on a plan to replenish the highway fund

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Gas Prices Drop In Massachusetts

Massachusetts drivers are getting a break at the pump, with the cost of a gallon of gas trickling down by 2 cents.

AAA Southern New England reports Monday that self-serve regular dropped in the past week to an average of $3

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Photo by Jared Wickerham / Getty Images

Settlement Reached In Deadly Meningitis Outbreak

A settlement has been reached that could result in a more than $100 million fund for victims of a nationwide meningitis outbreak linked to a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy.

The agreement between the owners and insurers of New England Compounding Center and court-appointed bankruptcy trustee Paul Moore was filed Tuesday with a U

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - School Committee holding budget hearing at New Bedford High School
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - School Committee holding budget hearing at New Bedford High School

Budget Receives School Committee Approval

Superintendent Pia Durkin says her FY15 budget request of $116.4 million represents the beginning of the recovery of New Bedford Public Schools.

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U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz  / Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images
U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz / Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Feds to Locate Gas Reserves In New York And Boston

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced it will be building gasoline reserves in the New York City Harbor region and Boston..

The reserves would hold a combined one-million barrels in gasoline to provide short-term relief following disasters like Hurricane Sandy

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