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City Council Still Wants Brighter Lighting

The installation of New Bedford's new LED lighting system, the City Council believes some areas have been left in the dark.

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Home Rule Petition Aims To Create Senior Safety Zones

Drivers constantly speed through crosswalks all over the city. The New Bedford City Council hopes to curb this speeding and keep senior citizens safe while crossing city streets.

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Community Leaders In Boston Call for Unity And Peace

Dozens of political, religious and community leaders in Boston have signed on to a statement calling for unity and peaceful demonstrations in response to a grand jury's decision not to indict a Missouri police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager

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Police Officer Darren Wilson (R) with George Stephanopolous / Photo by Kevin Lowder/ABC via Getty Images
Police Officer Darren Wilson (R) with George Stephanopolous / Photo by Kevin Lowder/ABC via Getty Images

Darren Wilson Speaks Out In Interview With ABC News

The police officer who shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, says he opened fire that August day out of fear for his own life. In an interview with ABC's "World News Tonight," Officer Darren Wilson detailed his version of the events that left the unarmed black teenager dead in a street

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Patrick Issues Environmental Justice Executive Order

With less than seven weeks left in office, Gov. Deval Patrick has signed an executive order he says will promote parks and open spaces in urban neighborhoods where green areas are traditionally in short supply

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Updates From Ferguson, Missouri

Here's the latest from Ferguson, Missouri.
The attorneys for Michael Brown's parents are blaming the prosecutors for a grand jury decision not to indict the police officer who killed the teen. Anthony Gray claims the testimony of Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson didn't match the evidence, but that prosecutors didn't challenge him

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Ferry Disruptions Foreseen As Storm Approaches

The company that operates ferry service between the Massachusetts mainland and the islands is warning of disruptions as a nor'easter approaches.

The Steamship Authority says it's adding extra runs to Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket on Tuesday because it anticipates service disruptions Wednesday

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Work Halted On All Major State Roadways

State transportation officials say that all work on major state roadways was halted as of noon Tuesday.

MassDot's Acting Secretary Frank DePaolo says that with the timing of Wednesday's snowstorm they didn't want construction projects to cause additional congestion on what are already the heaviest travel days of the year

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Governor Patrick Announces South Coast Rail Bridge Upgrades

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick visited New Bedford on Monday to announce the replacement of four bridges along the South Coast Rail project.

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Obama Says Americans Must Accept Grand Jury Decision

President Obama says Americans must accept the grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.

Speaking Monday night from the White House, Obama repeated calls from Brown's father saying hurting others or destroying property is not the answer

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