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Tsarnaev’s Lawyers Seek Delay In Trial

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzohkhar Tsarnaev are asking to delay his trial until at least September 2015.

In a court filing Friday, the attorneys said his Nov. 3 trial date would give them about half the preparation time federal courts have allowed other defendants facing a death sentence over the past decade

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Rush Of Last Minute School Registrations In New Bedford

Despite efforts by the New Bedford School District urging parents to register their children early for school, officials say there has been a large influx of new students signing up over the last week or so

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Class of 2018 Comes to UMass Dartmouth

Over 1,500 freshmen will be preparing for their first college experience at UMass Dartmouth this weekend.

The incoming Class of 2018 will be moving into their dorm rooms on Sunday afternoon. University spokesman John Hoey tells WBSM News it should be a relatively smooth move

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Lt. Col. Morris Fontenot Jr.
Lt. Col. Morris Fontenot Jr.

UPDATE: Air National Guard Pilot Killed in Crash Identified

The pilot who was killed in the crash of an F-15 jet this week in the remote Virginia mountains has been identified as Lt. Col. Morris Fontenot Jr.

Officials with the Massachusetts Air National Guard say Fontenot was the inspector general for the 104th Fighter Wing and had had more than 2,300 flight hours of experience

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New Bedford Police

Man Carrying Loaded Revolver Arrested In New Bedford

A man carrying a loaded gun was arrested in New Bedford Thursday.

According to the Standard Times, police were called to the corner of Cottage and Willis Streets before 10pm Thursday night where reports of a fight involving as many as fifteen people were called in

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Obama’s Tan Suit Causes “Buzz”

President Obama's tan summer suit is generating plenty of chatter on the Internet.

Much ado has been made about the President's suit selection Thursday during his presser on the conflict in Iraq and Syria

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Mark Marino
Mark Marino

Shark Spotted In Dighton Harbor [VIDEO]

Another shark sighting in the area after fins were spotted in Dighton Harbor Wednesday evening.

Dighton Harbormaster Ronald Marino hopped into his powerboat and found the shark stranded on a sandbar

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Pilot From State ANG Crash Killed

Officials are confirming that the pilot of a Massachusetts Air National Guard F-15 fighter jet that crashed in Virginia did not survive.

The jet was traveling from Barnes Air National Guard base in Westfield to New Orleans when it crashed Wednesday

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Mass. Teachers Association Challenges Parker School Plan

The Commissioner of Education's takeover plan for the "chronically underperforming" Parker School in New Bedford is being challenged by a statewide teachers organization.

The Mass. Teachers Association has filed suit, claiming Commissioner Mitchell Chester unlawfully cut teachers pay and undermined teachers rights in the Parker School plan

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Photo by Jeff Schear/Getty Images for Michigan Avenue Magazine

Joan Rivers In Medically-Induced Coma

Joan Rivers is reportedly in a medically-induced coma as doctors continue to monitor her condition.

Sources tell the "New York Daily News," doctors expect to bring the 81-year-old comedienne out of the coma this weekend to evaluate any damage she may have suffered

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