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Man Tumbles Off New Bedford Hurricane Barrier

Details are scant at this time but police say a man walking along the newly installed cement walkway atop the New Bedford hurricane barrier Monday afternoon suffered serious injuries.

Lt. John Chaves of the New Bedford Police Department says the man's injuries were severe enough to warrant transportation to Rhode Island Hospital

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photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

Auditor: Most Schools Complying With Anti-Obesity Regulations

A new audit has found that the vast majority of public schools in Massachusetts are complying with state regulations regarding school nutrition, physical education and measuring student body mass index

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Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Pot Plants Found in Westport

Westport Police are asking the public for help in locating the growers of 30 marijuana plants found behind Jiggy Street, in North Westport.

The plants were found on September 18th, but Police kept quiet about the discovery, and conducted surveillance on the area

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Photo by Kent Nishimura/Getty Images

Cape Skydivers Identities Released

Authorities have released the identities of two skydivers killed after they crashed into a building during a tandem jump on Cape Cod.

Andrew Munson, of Nantucket, and his instructor, Eldon Burrier, of West Lynnwood, Washington, died Sunday while skydiving at the Marstons Mills Airport in Barnstable

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Mills, Howard, Couture/Westport Police

Three Arrrested After Westport Break-In

Westport Police arrest three people in connection with a break-in and copper theft.

An off-duty firefighter happened to notice a car pull up to a home listed for sale on Sanford Road Friday afternoon, and saw two men, one with a backpack, walk to the rear of the property

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Miss New Bedford Joclyne Nunes
Miss New Bedford Joclyne Nunes

Joclyne Nunes Crowned Miss New Bedford

A new Miss New Bedford was named Saturday night.

Joclyne Nunes beat out seven other contestants to take the crown following five phases which included modeling a swimsuit and evening wear.

Nunes special talent was Contemporary Dance where she played a spoken word recording

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Instruments Needed For New Bedford Students [UPDATE]

 

I got an email over the weekend from the New Bedford Schools updating us on the need for music instruments. We had a story about this a few weeks ago. 

The New Bedford Public Schools still needs more than 200 instruments to give every child

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Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Massachusetts Gas Prices Fall By A Penny

The price of a gallon of gasoline in Massachusetts has dipped another penny to an average of $3.38.

AAA Southern New England reports Monday that self-serve, regular is now 6 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and 9 cents lower than a year ago

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Judge To Hear Hernandez Motions To Toss Evidence

A judge is expected to hear arguments on a motion by lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez to suppress evidence in his murder trial.

Hernandez is awaiting trial in the 2013 killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd

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Lawrence Kidnap Suspect Arrested

A Massachusetts woman wanted in connection with a gunpoint kidnapping last week has been apprehended in Baltimore.

The Bristol district attorney's office says 28-year-old Stephanie Walker of Lawrence was located at a Baltimore motel Saturday

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