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Police Investigate South End Stabbing

A 22 year old New Bedford man walked into the South End Police Station Thursday night, suffering from a stab wound to the abdomen.

According to Lt. Steven Forand, the man said he was attacked outside a liquor store on West Rodney French Boulevard

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Technology Bond Bill Provides Funding For Mass. Schools

State lawmakers have given final approval to a Technology Bond bill that includes $38-million for technology upgrades in Bay State schools.

Rep. Antonio Cabral of New Bedford added the school funding provision to the bill

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Campaign Finance Bill Clears Mass. House And Senate

A bill designed to tighten reporting requirements for independent political expenditures, including those made by political action committees known as super PACs is heading to Gov. Deval Patrick's desk

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Senate Panel Recommends Some Boards And Commissions Be Eliminated

Massachusetts has dozens of state boards, commissions and task forces that no longer meet or file reports, or have simply become irrelevant.

That's according to a report issued by a Senate committee that reviewed nearly 400 state entities and offered a serious of recommendations to fix the problems

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Shea Continues Auditorium Restoration Initiative

During his tenure as Interim Superintendent of the New Bedford School District, Michael Shea worked in his old stomping grounds, the Administration Building on County Street that once was New Bedford High School

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Massachusetts State Police

Twenty Suspected Drug Dealers Nabbed In Fall River

State and local police have arrested 20 suspected drug dealers in Fall River.

According to State Police, an additional 18 suspects have been identified and are now being searched for.

The arrests are the result of a long investigation by the State Police Gang Unit, the Southeastern Massachusetts Gang Task Force, and Fall River Police, looking to crack down on suspects dealing heroin, crack cocaine, and marijuana within the Spindle City

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Market Basket Employees Still Pushing For Arthur T.

Market Basket executives are gearing up to hire new employees.

Ads were placed in Boston area newspapers on Thursday, advertising a future job fair. Company executives say employees must return to their jobs by Monday, or face being let go

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Peter Costa, left, and William Lajoie, right. Photo courtesy of Barrington, R.I. Police
Peter Costa, left, and William Lajoie, right. Photo courtesy of Barrington, R.I. Police

Barrington, RI Police Arrest Two Men For Swansea House Break

Barrington, Rhode Island Police have arrested two Fall River men suspected of breaking into a house in Swansea.
Police tell the Herald News Peter Costa and William Lajoie were stopped following reports of a suspicious van with Massachusetts plates

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Portuguese Feast/Facebook

Mayor: Feast Is About Family, Faith, Food And Fun

Mayor Jon Mitchell says he's proud of the Feast of The Blessed Sacrament. The 100th Feast opens Thursday at 6pm in the North End, and continues throughout the weekend.

Speaking on his weekly radio program on WBSM, the Mayor says he's pleased the Feast has stuck to its traditional roots

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Social Media, Residents Come Through For Family Following Tragedy

The owners of the Lebanese Kitchen are the recipients of a generous donation.

The Purchase Street restaurant was destroyed earlier this month in a fire that remains under investigation.

After seeing footage of the fire, Michael Silvia, administrator of NewBedfordGuide.com

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