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Family Dollar Robbed At Gunpoint

New Bedford Police are investigating after an armed robbery at the Family Dollar at 139 Hathaway Road.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says that two men, one with a handgun, entered the store at 10 p

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New Bedford Police

Bear Hug Robbery In New Bedford [VIDEO]

 

A man was put in a bear hug during a robbery Sunday afternoon.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says the 66-year-old victim was walking in the area of County Street and Rivet Street around 12:45 p.m. w

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Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images
Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images

Regulators To Vote On 2015 Cod Fishing Rules

Federal fishery regulators might set rules for the badly declined Gulf of Maine cod fishery this week.

The New England Fishery Management Council is meeting Monday through Thursday in Newport, Rhode Island to set rules for the coming fishing season that begins in May

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The Annual Smokeout Is Thursday

 

The Great American Smokeout is this Thursday. The American Cancer Society encourages smokers to quit the habit on the third Thursday of each November.

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President Obama Says He Did Not Lie About Obamacare

The President says comments from a consultant about American voters shouldn't cast a shadow on his signature healthcare reforms.

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Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images

State Department Shuts Down Email After Hacking Discovered

The State Department's unclassified email system is shut down because someone hacked into it.

A Department official says the system is offline after "activity of concern" was detected recently.

The official says no classified systems were compromised

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US Journalist Who Contracted Ebola In Liberia Treated At Nebraska Medical Center

Surgeon With Ebola Dies In Nebraska

A Maryland surgeon who traveled to his native Sierra Leone to help treat Ebola patients there, has died at a Nebraska hospital.

Dr. Martin Salia passed away at the Nebraska Medical Center today

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Ed and Paula Kassig attend vigil in October for their son, aid worker Peter Kassig / photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images
Ed and Paula Kassig attend vigil in October for their son, aid worker Peter Kassig / photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images

ISIS Claims To Have Beheaded U.S. Aid Worker

An Islamic State group video released Sunday purports to show extremists beheading a dozen Syrian soldiers and ends with a militant claiming to have killed U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig, the latest slaughter proudly broadcast by the group on the Internet

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Photo by Tim Rue/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Protesters Hope Rally Will Help Kill Pipeline Plan

Opponents of a plan to construct a natural gas pipeline across northern Massachusetts hope their weekend rally will mobilize public opinion against the project.

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JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images

State Officials Hope For Smoother Health Website Launch

Massachusetts residents hoping to find health insurance can begin searching the state's revamped health care website.

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