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Pope Francis Celebrates Mass On Philadelphia's Benjamin Franklin Parkway
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Massachusetts Nun Robbed of Rosary Beads at Knifepoint

QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — Police say a Massachusetts woman robbed a nun at knifepoint and got away with her rosary beads.

Quincy police say a sister at the Daughters of Mary of Nazareth convent was in civilian clothing Sunday afternoon when a woman holding a knife approached her and tried to take a small satchel from her hand...

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

Suspect Sought in New Bedford 7-Eleven Robbery

New Bedford Police are asking the public to help identify a man wanted in connection of an unarmed robbery in the city.

The robbery took place Thursday morning at the 7-Eleven convenience store on Cove Road in the South End...

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Report: Vollmer Possibly Headed To IR, Mason Fractures Hand

After news broke that the New England Patriots will be without top running back Dion Lewis, due to a second knee surgery, the bad news kept coming Sunday.

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Washington Redskins v New England Patriots
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Report: Dion Lewis In Need Of 2nd Knee Surgery, Return Unknown

The New England Patriots were hit with some tough news on Sunday, including a development that top running back Dion Lewis, who had been rehabbing from a torn ACL suffered last season, will need a second knee surgery.

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Photo courtesy of Frank C. Grace/Trig Photography

New Owner Will Face Challenge With Butler Flats Plan

With the report that the new owner of the Butler Flats Lighthouse was touring the property this week, it appears the Texas businessman’s plan is to turn the 118-year-old lighthouse into a bed and breakfast.

It’s a plan that has already worked out well at another SouthCoast lighthouse, but there’s no guarantee Butler Flats will have a similar outcome.

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Report: Buyer Visits Butler Flats Lighthouse

There's more information about the future of the Butler Flats Lighthouse in New Bedford's outer harbor.

Waterfront observer and historian M-L Baron of Fairhaven tells WBSM's Tim Weisberg,, he's been told that the 118-year old lighthouse will be converted into a bed-and-breakfast establishment...

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Veterans Housing In Dartmouth Nearing Completion

The Dartmouth Housing Authority is now accepting applications for the O'Conner-Sisson House, located at the former State Police barracks on State Road...

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Car Fire Under Investigation

New Bedford fire inspectors and city Police are investigating a suspicious car fire early Saturday outside 345 Purchase Street.

District Chief James Fortin tells WBSM News, a witness told responding firefighters he heard a bang around 2am then saw a man running from the area...

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Trabant Enthusiasts Gather In Zwickau
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Montigny’s Animal Abuse Bill Signed by Governor

A bill authored by State Senator Mark Montigny of New Bedford cracks down on animal cruelty and abuse.

The bill was signed Friday by Governor Charlie Baker...

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Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton Holds Get Out The Caucus Event
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Clinton Fundraisers On Nantucket And Provincetown

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has fundraisers scheduled in Massachusetts this weekend.  

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