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Market Basket Employees Still Pushing For Arthur T.

Market Basket executives are gearing up to hire new employees.

Ads were placed in Boston area newspapers on Thursday, advertising a future job fair. Company executives say employees must return to their jobs by Monday, or face being let go

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Is Barbie A Good Or Bad Role Model? [POLL]

I can't imagine denying my girls a Barbie because she was a terrible role model. But critics are saying just that, and much more. The battle has sparked a controversy with the Girl Scouts, Mattel and the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood.

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Which Historic Woman Should Appear On U.S. Paper Money?

 

During a speech in Kansas City Wednesday, President Obama said he'd received a letter from a young girl asking him why there aren't any women on American paper money, and he said he thought it would be a "pretty good idea."

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Peter Costa, left, and William Lajoie, right. Photo courtesy of Barrington, R.I. Police
Peter Costa, left, and William Lajoie, right. Photo courtesy of Barrington, R.I. Police

Barrington, RI Police Arrest Two Men For Swansea House Break

Barrington, Rhode Island Police have arrested two Fall River men suspected of breaking into a house in Swansea.
Police tell the Herald News Peter Costa and William Lajoie were stopped following reports of a suspicious van with Massachusetts plates

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Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images

UN Secretary General Condemn’s Gaza School Attack

The U.N.'s secretary-general says today's apparent Israeli attack on a U.N. school in Gaza, killing at least 16 people, was ``outrageous'' and ``unjustifiable.'' And Ban Ki-moon is demanding an immediate humanitarian cease-fire in the war between Israel and Hamas

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Portuguese Feast/Facebook

Mayor: Feast Is About Family, Faith, Food And Fun

Mayor Jon Mitchell says he's proud of the Feast of The Blessed Sacrament. The 100th Feast opens Thursday at 6pm in the North End, and continues throughout the weekend.

Speaking on his weekly radio program on WBSM, the Mayor says he's pleased the Feast has stuck to its traditional roots

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David Duran/Townsquare Media
David Duran/Townsquare Media

Social Media, Residents Come Through For Family Following Tragedy

The owners of the Lebanese Kitchen are the recipients of a generous donation.

The Purchase Street restaurant was destroyed earlier this month in a fire that remains under investigation.

After seeing footage of the fire, Michael Silvia, administrator of NewBedfordGuide.com

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Market Basket employees supporting Arthur T. Demoulas.  Photo by Dan McCreedy / TSM
Market Basket employees supporting Arthur T. Demoulas. Photo by Dan McCreedy / TSM

Market Basket Executives Set Deadline For Employees To Return

The chief executives of the Market Basket supermarkets say employees who have stayed off the job to demand the return of fired CEO Arthur T. Demoulas must return to work by Monday.

The statement Wednesday said the workers can return without penalty

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Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Patrick Signs Abortion Clinic Security Bill

Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill designed to tighten security around abortion clinics in Massachusetts.

Wednesday's signing comes a little more than one month after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a 2007 state law that established a protest-free 35-foot ``buffer zone'' around the entrances to abortion clinics

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This Week’s Jobs [Interview]

Here's a look at job openings around the area from the Greater New Bedford Career Center:

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