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Clerk Foils Robbery Attempt

Two men attempted to rob a Cumberland Farms store in the South End Friday night.ran off after the clerk refused to hand over any cash.

Police say the attempted robbery happened around 10:30pm Friday at the Cumberland Farms Store on Brock Avenue

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Insane Inflatable 5K Takes Over UMass Dartmouth

How do you make running a 5K fun? How about adding lots of big balloons?!

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Mass. Health Officials Urge Caution When Reporting Ebola Cases

State health officials say they are urging hospitals in Massachusetts to err on the side of caution when it comes to reporting any patients who could possibly have been exposed to Ebola.

Dr. Albert DeMaria, an infectious disease specialist for the Department of Public Health, told a press briefing Friday that several suspicious cases were investigated in the state in recent months, but Ebola was quickly ruled out in all of them

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

Carrion Convicted In 2012 New Bedford Fatal Stabbing

A 28-year-old New Bedford man has been found guilty of fatally stabbing of another man during the early morning hours of St. Patrick's Day, 2012.

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office said a jury convicted Jose Carrion of second degree murder Friday afternoon after deliberating for three days

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First Lady Michelle Obama Stumps For Coakley In Boston

First lady Michelle Obama is making a political swing through New England on behalf of Democrats running for governor in Massachusetts and Maine.

Obama energized a crowd at the Strand Theatre in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood during a rally for state Attorney General Martha Coakley's gubernatorial bid, warning that "races like this can be won or lost by a few thousand or even a few hundred votes

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

‘Natural’ Playground Opens In New Bedford’s North End

City officials cut the ribbon on a new playground in the North End.

The River's End Park is situated in a quiet location on the banks of the Acushnet River, and is aimed to bring children back to basics with play areas made out of natural materials

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2003 Buzzards Bay Oil Spill / Photo by Douglas McFadd/Getty Images
2003 Buzzards Bay Oil Spill / Photo by Douglas McFadd/Getty Images

Projects Funded To Correct Damage From 2003 Bouchard Spill

State and federal environmental officials have announced the second round of remediation projects in the wake of an oil spill in Buzzards Bay in 2003 that damaged the Massachusetts and Rhode Island shorelines

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Two Rescued, Search Continues For Third Off RI

Two men have been rescued but the search continues for a third after their boat sank near the entrance to the Sakonnet River.

The Coast Guard says it received a call at about 9:45 p.m. Thursday from a relative who said the men aboard the 17-foot vessel were overdue from a day trip

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Credit: Twitter
Credit: Twitter

Parents: Cameraman in good spirits despite Ebola

 

The parents of an American freelance cameraman diagnosed with Ebola say their son is in good spirits.

Ashoka Mukpo was hired Tuesday to be the second cameraman in Liberia for NBC's chief medical editor and correspondent Dr. Nan

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Lottery

Rhode Island Lottery Numbers

Drawn October 2, 2014.

Lucky For Life:

15-35-38-41-43 Lucky Ball: 17

Wild Money:

22-28-32-33-34 Extra Ball: 2

The Numbers Game:

Midday: 2-0-6-5

Evening: 1-8-8-5

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