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Mo’Ne Davis Is The First Little Leaguer On Cover Of “Sports Illustrated”

 

Mo'ne Davis, the 13-year-old pitcher from Philadelphia who's become the breakout star of the Little League World Series, has now become the first Little Leaguer on the cover of Sports Illustrated.

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Caring For Elderly Parents

A new study says adult daughters spend more than twice as much time as sons caring for elderly parents. The study finds that daughters provide an average of more than 12 hours a week caring for their parents, compared to sons' five-and-a-half hours

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Twitter Is Trying To Block Images Of The Foley Killing

Twitter is trying to block the spread of gruesome images of the beheading of journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants, while a movement to deny his killers the publicity they crave is also gaining momentum.

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Group Says I-495 Incident Shows Need To Fix Bridges

An independent group says an incident in which debris peeled off a highway overpass and smashed the windshield of a car traveling below should serve as a warning about the need to fix crumbling roads and bridges in Massachusetts.

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Law enforcement officials are continuing to negotiate with at least one hostage-taker for the release of two children and two adults he is still holding inside a house in the southern Chicago suburb of Harvey. (Photo Courtesy WIFR)
Law enforcement officials are continuing to negotiate with at least one hostage-taker for the release of two children and two adults he is still holding inside a house in the southern Chicago suburb of Harvey. (Photo Courtesy WIFR)

Negotiators In ‘Constant Contact’ To Try to End Harvey Standoff

Law enforcement officials are continuing to negotiate with at least one hostage-taker for the release of two children and two adults he is still holding inside a house in the southern Chicago suburb of Harvey

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Attorney Gen. Holder Announces Toyota To Pay 1 Billion Dollar Settlement

Holder Gets Ready To Visit Ferguson

Attorney General Eric Holder is promising a thorough investigation into the fatal police shooting of a black 18-year-old.

Holder travels to Ferguson, Missouri today to meet with authorities taking part in a federal investigation into the death of Michael Brown

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Shooter Drill At Dartmouth Middle School

 

Dartmouth Middle School will be hosting an active shooter drill Thursday morning.
The drill will take place from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. and will simulate an armed intruder on school property.

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Councilor Wants Answers About Keith Alarm System

Its a lengthy agenda facing the City Council Thursday night.

One of the items is a motion by Councilor Linda Morad to have School officials appear before the Council's Finance Committee to answer questions about the alarm system at Keith Middle School

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Mosquito Spraying Taking Place In New Bedford Parks Thursday

The Bristol County Mosquito Control Project will conduct targeted ground spraying early on the morning of Thursday, August 21, 2014.  This round of spraying will target the areas of Fort Taber, Brooklawn Park, Buttonwood Park, Hazelwood Park, Riverside Park, the Poor Farm Area, Clasky Common Park, Ashley Park, Ben Rose Field and Industrial Park

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New Bedford Man Declared Dangerous

A New Bedford man arrested earlier this month on gun and drug charges has been declared a danger to public safety by a District Court Judge.  Twenty-four year old Dana Santos will now be held without bail for up to 120-days

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