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Confederate Symbolism

Presidential candidates are finding themselves being asked by the media in the wake of the South Carolina church massacre last week about whether the Confederate flag should be flown on the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse, as it is now

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Fairhaven Homeowners Look For Help With Flood Insurance Premiums

High flood insurance premiums in Fairhaven are leaving residents out to dry.

At Monday's Selectmen's meeting, representatives spoke about FEMA's Community Rating System that gives discounts to participating communities going beyond the minimum standards for flood preparation

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Jim Phillips | TSM

Council Makes Cuts, Sets Final FY16 Budget

At the conclusion of the City Council's budget cut session Monday night, Councilors voted to set the FY16 budget at $281,630,124.

That's nearly $2.3 million less than Mayor Jon Mitchell's proposal. 

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Measles Case Prompts Concern On Martha’s Vineyard

Massachusetts health officials said a child visiting Martha's Vineyard has the state's second case of the measles this year.

The state's public health commissioner, Dr. Monica Bharel, said a widespread outbreak is unlikely but urged everyone to confirm that they have been immunized

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Casino Agreement Vote Is Tuesday

Voters in New Bedford will make a major decision on Tuesday; whether or not to accept the Host Community Agreement negotiated by the City of New Bedford, and casino developers KG Urban Enterprises

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Judge Blocks Contact With Juror In Hernandez Case

A judge is barring both sides of the completed Aaron Hernandez murder case from contacting one of the jurors who convicted the former New England Patriots star tight end of a 2013 killing.

The order follows concerns from a Hernandez lawyer that the juror may have been ``untruthful'' during jury selection

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SRTA To Add More Buses to Heavily Used Route

Citing overcrowded buses, the Southeast Regional Transit Authority has begun adding more buses to it's busiest route, the New Bedford/Fall River line. SRTA will soon run buses on "Number Nine" on the half-hour, from 9:3

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Shots Fired, No Suspects in New Bedford Shooting

New Bedford Police are investigating a report of shots fired in the city.

Detective Captain Steve Vicente says witnesses reported hearing four or five gunshots in the area of Division and Crapo Streets in the South End around 12:30 Monday morning

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Unarmed Robbery Attempt In New Bedford

New Bedford Police are investigating an attempted unarmed robbery Sunday morning.

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Credit: New Bedford Police

Armed Robbery At New Bedford Subway Store

New Bedford Police have arrested a man in connection with a Friday afternoon robbery.

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