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Ex-Congressman Resigns From Medical Pot Company

 

A former Massachusetts congressman says he has stepped down as president of a medical marijuana company that sued the state after its application to open three dispensaries was rejected.

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Spc. Brian Arsenault (Courtesy of Fallen Soldier Fund Page)
Spc. Brian Arsenault (Courtesy of Fallen Soldier Fund Page)

Massachusetts Paratrooper Being Laid To Rest

Residents of Northborough are being asked to line the streets to honor a paratrooper from town killed in Afghanistan.

The funeral Mass for Spc. Brian Arsenault is being held Tuesday at St. Rose of Lima Church

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Why Are College Students Signing Petition to Support ISIS?

While President Obama continues to lay out plans about how to deal with ISIS, it's hard to fathom there are actually some Americans who support the terror group.

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U.S. Expands Airstrikes In Iraq

U.S. officials say the United States took the first step in the planned expanded fight against Islamic State militants Monday, going to the aid of Iraqi security forces south of Baghdad who were being attacked by enemy fighters.

The officials say Iraqi forces requested assistance when they came under fire from militants. Officials say the s

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Small Fire At GNB Voc-Tech

A fire in a carpentry shop at Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech High School kept firefighters busy for a short while Monday afternoon.

The blaze was reported just before 5pm. District Chief Jeff Pothier tells WBSM News, the smoky fire was located in a barrel containing wood chips and some oily rags

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Scheduling Issues Mar Start Of School Year At NBHS

New Bedford High School Headmaster Kathleen Dawson told the School Committee Monday night, the opening of the high school was okay, but not as smooth as she had hoped.

Many students didn't receive their schedules till the first day of school, and some of those schedules were wrong

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Wynn Resorts Appears To Have Upper Hand For Boston Casino License

Wynn Resorts appears to have a strong advantage over Mohegan Sun in the fierce competition for the Boston-area casino license, even as the Las Vegas gambling giant pushes back against some requirements state regulators are seeking to impose if it is to win the license

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Mixed Feelings on Marine Commerce Terminal Name Change

The City of New Bedford is shouting down the state's decision to change the name of the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal. The state referred to the project as the Massachusetts or Southcoast Marine Commerce Terminal in press releases last week

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Mom In Infant Death Case Being Held In Special Prison Unit

The lawyer for a Massachusetts woman arrested after the bodies of three infants were found in a squalid, vermin-infested home says his client is in a prison treatment unit for women who could pose a danger to themselves

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Adrian Peterson Back On The Field

Running back Adrian Peterson is being reinstated by the Minnesota Vikings. The team says the former NFL MVP will fully practice this week and play Sunday against New Orleans.

Peterson was deactivated for Sunday's loss to New England after being indicted late last week on charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child

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