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Journalist Feels Fortunate To Recover From Ebola

An American video journalist with Ebola says he feels lucky to be recovering from the deadly virus, but it's humbling to think about how many people have died from the disease in West Africa.

Ashoka Mukpo made several comments about Ebola on Twitter Monday

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Power Restored Across Downtown Providence

Power has been restored across downtown Providence after a squirrel got into equipment at an electric substation causing an outage that darkened city hall, federal and state courthouses, and businesses with thousands of workers

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Groups Spending Millions On Ballot Questions

Casino companies that have won licenses in Massachusetts have donated $4.5 million this month to a group fighting repeal of the state's gambling law.

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Fashion Designer Oscar De La Renta Dead at 82

 

 Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta died last night at his Connecticut home, with a statement saying he was surrounded by his family and friends. He was 82. No cause of death was given, but AP said he had spoken in the past about having cancer.

During his more t

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Staples in Fairhaven. Credit: Dan McCready/TSM
Staples in Fairhaven. Credit: Dan McCready/TSM

Staples Investigating Possible Data Breach

Staples says that it is looking into a potential credit card data breach and that it has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue.

The office supplier retailer said that if it turns up any data discrepancies during its investigation, customers won't be responsible for fraudulent activity on their credit cards as long as it is reported in a timely manner

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Credit: Lawrence Police

Two Children Die In Lawrence Fire

Two children have died in an early morning apartment fire in Lawrence.

State Fire Marshal Stephen Coan says the two young boys were found in a bedroom of a third-floor apartment in the six-unit building

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Dr. Pia Durkin Addressing School Committee / Jim Phillips / TSM
Dr. Pia Durkin Addressing School Committee / Jim Phillips / TSM

Durkin Offers Plan For Accelerated Improvement In NB Schools

The Superintendent of Schools is laying out a plan for accelerated improvement in New Bedford schools.

Dr. Pia Durkin told the School Committee Monday night, the plan includes principals providing leadership by coaching teachers, and teachers focusing on core instruction and working together

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New Protocols Announced For Treating Ebola Patients

The CDC is pushing new guidelines for healthcare workers treating Ebola patients.

CDC director Tom Frieden announced three new procedures that he says should increase the margin of safety for those workers

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Ebola-Stricken Doctors In Nigeria Say Fluids Saved their Lives

Doctors who survived Ebola in Nigeria are crediting heavy doses of fluids with saving their lives.

The World Health Organization today declared Nigeria to be free of Ebola -- a rare victory against the disease that is ravaging West Africa

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Jury Pool Could Number 1,000 in Marathon Bombing Case

One thousand people could get a summons to be a juror in the Boston Marathon bombing trial.

The judge announced during a pretrial hearing he expects a pool of one-thousand potential jurors will be asked to fill out a questionnaire and approximately 100 will be called in for further questioning to find a impartial jury

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