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Everett Hoagland Reads Poetry At UMass Dartmouth Library

A packed UMass Dartmouth library listened on as 2015 Langston Hughes Award-winner Everett Hoagland read his works Tuesday afternoon.

The award is given to African-American writers who's work focus on social changes and equality, much like Hughes

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Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Aaron Hernandez To Be Called To Testify In Lawsuit

A lawyer for the family of a man slain by Aaron Hernandez plans to call the former New England Patriots star to the stand in a wrongful death lawsuit.

Speaking alongside Odin Lloyd's mother, lawyer Doug Sheff promised the case would take a different tone than Hernandez's criminal trial, which ended April 15 with his conviction and sentencing to life in prison for Lloyd's 2013 murder

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Credit: Bourne Police
Credit: Bourne Police

Coast Guardsman Charged In Shooting To Remain In Hospital

A 31-year-old Coast Guardsman charged with killing one person and injuring two others on Cape Cod has been sent by a judge to a state psychiatric hospital for another six months.

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Kasey Silvia/TSM

Mercy Meals Directors Discuss Departure Of Reverend Russ

For many years the Reverend Russ Chamberlain was the personification of Mercy Meals and More and the work they do in the community.

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2014 American Music Awards - Arrivals

Kylie Jenner Responds to Twitter Challenge

Daily Mail reported on the '#kyliejennerchallenge' that is taking over social media, as young girls go to drastic proportions in order to mimic the reality TV star and model. Teenage girls are sucking on shot glasses and bottles to engorge their lips. The price to pay for a fuller pout...broken blood vessels.

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Twin River Is Proposing Casino In Tiverton

Twin River Management Group wants to close Newport Grand and build a full service casino on a 45 acre site alongside Route 24 and 81 in Tiverton near the Massachusetts Border.

The chairman of the Twin River board of directors, John Taylor said the project will allow Rhode Island to compete with future Southeastern Massachusetts casinos

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Michelle Leonhart / Getty Images

DEA Director Leonhart Stepping Down

The head of the embattled Drug Enforcement Administration has announced her retirement.

Word of the retirement of Michele Leonhart came late today in a statement from Attorney General Eric Holder

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Protesters outside Federal Court ? Getty Images

Death Penalty Opponents Protest Outside Federal Court

Death penalty opponents are renewing their calls for mercy as the federal trial of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev enters the penalty phase.

More than a dozen protesters held signs outside the courthouse Tuesday

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Photo by Stan Grossfeld/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Hodgson: Hernandez Is a Master Manipulator

The sheriff who had former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez in custody for more than 18 months says he's a master manipulator and will probably do fine in prison now that he has been sentenced to life for murder

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

Purse Snatching In New Bedford

New Bedford Police are investigating after a purse snatching Monday afternoon.

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