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UMass Dartmouth Makes Voting Easier For Students

Getting the next generation engaged in the democratic process is a constant concern of many, and a local university may be making strides in that department.

UMass Dartmouth is launching a new program that will allow students to receive real-time updates on upcoming elections and their voter status

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President Says Airstrikes Are Pushing Back Militants In Iraq

President Obama claims U.S. airstrikes are pushing back Islamic militant forces in Iraq. In a White House news conference, the President again pushed Iraq's new leadership to create a more "unified and inclusive" government

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

New Bedford Teenager Robbed On Her Way To School

A teenager on her way to school in New Bedford was robbed Thursday morning.

New Bedford Police say the 15-year-old girl was walking to her bus stop on Rounds Street between Union and Arnold Streets when a man stepped out of a parked van and approached the girl from behind

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Fall River Man Pleads Guilty In “Black Money” Scheme

A Massachusetts man has pleaded guilty to defrauding another man out of $100,000 in a so-called ``black money'' scheme.

Saah Johnson, of Fall River, entered his plea Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Providence

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Shots Fired In The South End

New Bedford Police are investigating after five shell casings were found near Bluefield Street and Matthew Street early Thursday morning.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says that gunshots were detected in the area at roughly 3:40 am by the department's shot spotter system

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Cape Wind Opponents File Federal Appeal In Lawsuit

A Cape Cod town and other local opponents of the Cape Wind energy project are appealing a federal judge's decision to dismiss their lawsuit.

The town of Barnstable, the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound and local businesses and residents argue in their appeal that the judge was wrong to rule that the federal court had no jurisdiction in their suit, which challenged the company's contract to sell energy to NSTAR, a local utility provider

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Are You Happy Where You Are?

 

Most Americans are happy where they are. A new survey has found that less and less people are deciding to pack up and move.

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Ousted Market Basket CEO Buys Company

The ousted CEO of the Market Basket supermarket chain is back after winning his bid to buy the company.

Arthur T. Demoulas and his siblings agreed to buy the 50 and-a-half percent of the company they didn't own from their cousins, who fired the man workers call Artie-T

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Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM

Mitchell Again Pushes “Problem Properties” Ordinance

A proposed "Problem Properties' Ordinance for New Bedford is languishing in a City Council Committee.

Speaking on his weekly radio program, Mayor Jon Mitchell says its  time the Council took a vote on the measure

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Patrick Parent (L) and Ashley Rezendes. Photos by New Bedford Police
Patrick Parent (L) and Ashley Rezendes. Photos by New Bedford Police

Two Suspects Arrested In Roosevelt St. Drug Raid

More than 80 grams of heroin was seized during a Tuesday afternoon drug raid in New Bedford's South End.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says officers executed a search warrant on the third floor of 49 Roosevelt street following an investigation into a drug delivery service

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