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Mitchell Delivers Upbeat State Of The City Speech

Mayor Jon Mitchell delivered a generally upbeat State of the City speech Thursday, while addressing government and business leaders at Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech High School.

The Mayor touted growth in the Port of New Bedford with a record number of cargo freighters visiting the port, and a decline in the school drop out rate

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Media films bombing materials / Photo by John Blanding/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Media films bombing materials / Photo by John Blanding/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Proseuction In Tsarnaev Trial Winds Down

The jury at the Boston Marathon bombing trial is seeing autopsy photos of one of the victims. As the prosecution begins to wrap up its case, jurors viewed the autopsy photos of Krystle Campbell. She was one of three people killed by homemade pressure-cooker bombs that exploded at the finish line

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Familes Arrive At Crash Scene / Getty Images

French Prosecutor: Co-Pilot Wanted to Destroy The Plane

A French prosecutor says the co-pilot of the Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps this week appeared to want to ``destroy the plane.'' He says the co-pilot was alone at the controls and ``intentionally'' sent the plane into the doomed descent

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Fall River Justice Center
Fall River Justice Center

Update: Bomb Threat Halts Hernandez Trial

The Aaron Hernandez Trial was temporarily halted on Thursday after a bomb threat was called in to the Fall River Justice Center.

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Credit: Mass.gov website
Credit: Mass.gov website

SJC Rules Against Hernandez Prosecutors

The Supreme Judicial Court has ruled against the Bristol County District Attorney's Office regarding witness testimony in the Aaron Hernandez trial.

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Two Year Old Accidentally Served Sangria

Two year-old Gabriella Gilliam was rushed to the hospital a few days ago after dining with her parents at Texas Roadhouse. They were celebrating Derek Gilliam's 25th birthday, but things went south after Gabriella sipped her cranberry juice

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Credit: Massachusetts State Police
Credit: Massachusetts State Police

Lane Restrictions, Investigation Continues After Bourne Rotary Crash

Both lanes on the Bourne Bridge have reopened but some restrictions remain on the Bourne Rotary following a tanker truck crash Tuesday night.

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Face Of Jesus In Landslide

The face of Jesus has turned up along a hillside in Columbia following a landslide! Police had to be called in to control the crowds as curiosity seekers, skeptics and believers alike descended on the hill to catch a glimpse of what some are calling a miracle

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Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images
Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images

Healey Urges Supreme Court To Uphold EPA Power Plant Rules

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold a federal rule aimed at reducing mercury and other pollutants from coal and oil-fired electric power plants.

Healey said the standards adopted by the Environmental Protection Agency are needed to protect the public from exposure to mercury which can be particularly hazardous to children and women of child-bearing age

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Teachers Career Fair Is Saturday

The New Bedford School District is inviting teachers to submit applications during a Career Fair Saturday at Keith Middle School.

Spokesman Jonathan Carvalho says the district is looking for teachers who want to be in New Bedford

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