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Fall River Man To Serve 12 And A Half Years For Arson

A Fall River man has been sentenced to 12 and a half years in state prison for setting a Fall River mill building on fire in the early morning hours of Jan. 3, 2012.

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Obama’s Team To Assess Need For Troops At The Border

President Obama is sending a team to Texas to assess the need for National Guard troops at the Mexican border.

A White House official says the team consists of Homeland Security and Defense Department officials and they'll arrive tomorrow

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Mayor Mitchell Supports Market Basket Protests and Boycott

Count Mayor Jon Mitchell as a supporter of Arthur T. Demoulas, the former CEO of Market Basket.

Arthur T. was ousted as CEO last month, and replaced by his cousin, Arthur S. Demoulas.

Loyal longtime workers have taken to protesting the sudden change, with work at many of the 71 Market Basket locations coming to a screeching halt

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NB Police Hunt For Two Suspects In Double-Stabbing

New Bedford Police are looking for two men involved in a fight Wednesday afternoon in a North End bar that sent two others to the hospital.

Police say the incident started as an argument inside Al's Cafe on Belleville Avenue, and then moved outside

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Coakley Tours Renovated Home In New Bedford

Mass. Attorney General Martha Coakley joined Mayor Jon Mitchell Wednesday at 217 Cottage Street in New Bedford to tour a previously abandoned house that has since been restored and made available for sale

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Patrick Says Migrant Children’s Plan Is Misunderstood

Gov. Deval Patrick says there remains considerable misunderstanding about the state's offer to shelter unaccompanied children from Central America crossing the nation's southern border.

Patrick's comments to reporters on Wednesday came after many town officials and residents in Bourne objected to children being housed at the Camp Edwards military base on Cape Cod

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Fall River Suspect “Armed And Dangerous”

Fall River Police are looking for a man wanted for his involvement in a shooting earlier this month.

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Suspects in RI Drug Sweep Sentenced in Federal Court

Four Rhode Island men, arrested 13 months ago in a drug and guns sweep across the Ocean State, have all been sentenced to Federal prison terms.  The sweep turned up quantities of cocaine, heroin, the synthetic drug "Molly

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New Bedford Police Arrest Two After South End Drug Deal

New Bedford Police have arrested two suspects after they were involved in a drug deal in the South End Tuesday night.

According to the Standard Times, 23-year-old Nicholas Correia and 22-year-old Christian Gomes, both of New Bedford were arrested after a narcotics officer witnessed Correia pacing Cove Road before being picked up in a car by Gomes

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Possible Robbery Leads To Drug Arrests In New Bedford

Two New Bedford men have been arrested on drug charges.

According to the Standard Times, 32-year-old Travis Mendes of Summit Street and 24-year-old Ryan Blithe of Brook Street were taken into custody just after 2am Wednesday morning after police noticed a group of men including Blithe and Mendes outside the Cumberland Farms at Rockdale Avenue and Kempton Street

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