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Two Families Left Homeless In North End Fire

Two families were forced from their homes early Saturday in a three-story tenement at 195 Collette Street in New Bedford.

According to a Fire Department spokesman, there were no injuries reported

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Applications Still Available For Fishing Disaster Relief Funds

Emergency relief funding is still available for fishermen and those adversely affected by the downturn of the fishing industry.

The application process to claim hardship and receive funding has been open for about a month, but Verna Kendall of the Massachusetts Fishing Partnership says there's no way of knowing if all eligible individuals have applied for relief

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Indictments Returned In Alex Silva Murder Case

Two New Bedford residents have been indicted in connection with the fatal stabbing of 22 year old Alex Silva of New Bedford last July.

Silva staggered into the South End Police Station on July 31st suffering from a stab wound

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Pro-Casino Group Raises $1.8 Million To Oppose Repeal

Political campaigns on both sides of the casino debate have filed their first finance reports with the state.

The Committee to Protect Massachusetts Jobs, which wants to defeat a November ballot question to repeal the state's casino law, reported Friday nearly $1

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Mayor Jon Mitchell and Martha Coakley Friday on Pier Three / Jim Phillips / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell and Martha Coakley Friday on Pier Three / Jim Phillips / TSM

Mitchell Endorses Martha Coakley For Governor

According to some polls, Martha Coakley is ahead by 30 points in the race for the Democratic Nomination for Governor.

On Friday she picked up more support --- an endorsement from New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell

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UNKNOWN - APRIL 19: In this image released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on April 19, 2013, Dzhokar Tsarnaev, a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing is seen. The twin bombings at the 116-year-old Boston race resulted in the deaths of three people with more than 170 others injured. (Photo provided by FBI via Getty Images)
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Prosecutors Respond To Jury Arguments In Tsarnaev Case

Federal prosecutors have asked a judge to reject a bid by Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to dismiss charges against him over concerns about an under representation of African-Americans and people over 70 on federal juries in Massachusetts

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell announcing the city-wide update to streetlights at Hazelwood Park in the West End.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell announcing the city-wide update to streetlights at Hazelwood Park in the West End.

New Light Fixture To Be Installed Throughout New Bedford

The streets of New Bedford will soon be a little brighter.

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

Soldier From Massachusetts Killed In Afghanistan

The Pentagon says a paratrooper killed in Afghanistan this week was from Massachusetts.

The Department of Defense announced Friday that Spc. Brian Arsenault, of Northborough, Massachusetts, died Thursday in Ghazni, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when his unit was engaged by enemy small-arms fire

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Jim Phillips / TSM
Jim Phillips / TSM

Markey, Garcia Square Off On WBSM

While both Democratic candidates for the Representative seat in the 9th Bristol District want to see Southcoast Rail, they have different opinions on funding sources.

Incumbent State Rep. Chris Markey and challenger Alan Garcia debated on WBSM Thursday

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Friday Night Lights And The $5,000 Jack Peterson Scholarship

If there’s one great thing about going back to school in September, it has to be the highly anticipated Friday Night Football Games at High School Fields across the Southcoast.

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