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AG Healey Top Massachusett Democrat To Back Clinton

BOSTON (AP) _ Attorney General Maura Healey says she's backing Hillary Clinton for president.

Healey becomes the highest profile Massachusetts Democrat to throw her support behind the Democratic front-runner.

Other top De

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Proposed Mass. Natural Gas Rate Hikes Cut By $13M

BOSTON (AP) _ Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey and Columbia Gas have reached an agreement that cuts the natural gas company's proposed rate hike of nearly $50 million by more than $13 million and prevents another distribution rate hike for three years.

The agreemen

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Lottery Sales Up Sharply at Plainridge Park

BOSTON (AP) _ Lottery sales are up dramatically at Plainridge Park, Massachusetts' first casino.

The Massachusetts Gambling Commission said Thursday that the Plainville slots parlor and harness racing track generated about $223,000 in lottery sales from June 22 to Aug. 1. That's up ne

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Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images

New Treatment Options Being Used For President Carter’s Cancer

A cancer expert says there are some new treatment options for the type of cancer President Carter is battling.

Dr. Dale Shepard is an oncologist at the Cleveland Clinic and says Carter will receive immunotherapy which destroys cancer cells by stimulating the patient's own immune system

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Credit: Acushnet Fire Dept.
Credit: Acushnet Fire Dept.

Acushnet Fire Chief Displays Purple Flags For Overdose Victims

If you drive by the Acushnet Central Fire Station on Main St. you will see a row of purple flags displayed in front, each one representing an overdose that the fire department has had to respond to this year.

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Credit: Acushnet Police
Credit: Acushnet Police

B&E Suspects Arrested In Acushnet

Acushnet Police arrested two people in connection with a break-in Wednesday afternoon.

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Credit: New Bedford Police
Credit: New Bedford Police

Texting While Driving Leads To Gun Arrest

Texting while driving leads to a gun arrest in New Bedford.

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Photo by Tom Boyle / Getty Images

West Nile Virus Found In Fall River

West Nile Virus has been detected in Fall River.

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Joe Raedle / Getty Images

Horseneck Parking Could Be Solved

Count the times you've been stuck in an endless line of traffic waiting to park at Horseneck Beach. The crowds are getting larger and the parking spaces seem to be dwindling. So in response to the growing problem, Westport Town officials are thinking about having a satellite parking location and shuttling the crowds to one of three town beaches on weekends!

The satellite parking lot would be behind Town Hall on Main St

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Mitchell Criticized for “Jihadist-Style Video” Comment, Giesta Calls for Apology

Mayor Jon Mitchell is responding to criticism after a quote he gave to the Standard Times.

In a Wednesday article, Mitchell referred to former Mayor Scott Lang's postings on his personal website as "jihadist-style videos."

Mitchell admits he threw a few political punches in the

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