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Baker, Coakley Face Off In Gubernatorial Debate

Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker sparred on jobs, schools and services for families and children during a televised gubernatorial debate.

Coakley says if elected she would focus on building a sustainable economy from the ground up while Baker says he would focus on strengthening local economies in struggling parts of the state

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Sheriff Tom Hodgson on WBSM's Mid-Day Magazine / Dan McCready / TSM
Sheriff Tom Hodgson on WBSM's Mid-Day Magazine / Dan McCready / TSM

Hodgson Organizing Caravan To Secure Borders

Sheriffs across the country are being recruited to make a statement about border security and immigration reform.

Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson says both Democrats and Republicans in Congress have failed to act on immigration reform, and in the meantime, immigrants are entering this country almost unchecked

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Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images
Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images

Hernandez Double Murder Trial To Start In May

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez remains on track for a May trial on two murder charges.

His lawyers and prosecutors agreed Tuesday to another pre-trial hearing on Nov. 25 during a brief court appearance in Suffolk Superior Court

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Additional Arrests Made Related To Boston Marathon Bombing
U.S. Federal Court In Boston / Boston Globe / Getty Images

Lawyer: Tsarnaev Friend Didn’t Commit Any Crime

A lawyer for a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has told jurors the man didn't lie to the FBI during the bombing investigation but couldn't remember certain details because he had smoked marijuana "for 12 hours straight

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Credit: Twitter
Credit: Twitter

Journalist Feels Fortunate To Recover From Ebola

An American video journalist with Ebola says he feels lucky to be recovering from the deadly virus, but it's humbling to think about how many people have died from the disease in West Africa.

Ashoka Mukpo made several comments about Ebola on Twitter Monday

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redpepperflakes,flickr

Power Restored Across Downtown Providence

Power has been restored across downtown Providence after a squirrel got into equipment at an electric substation causing an outage that darkened city hall, federal and state courthouses, and businesses with thousands of workers

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Groups Spending Millions On Ballot Questions

Casino companies that have won licenses in Massachusetts have donated $4.5 million this month to a group fighting repeal of the state's gambling law.

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Credit: Lawrence Police
Credit: Lawrence Police

Two Children Die In Lawrence Fire

Two children have died in an early morning apartment fire in Lawrence.

State Fire Marshal Stephen Coan says the two young boys were found in a bedroom of a third-floor apartment in the six-unit building

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Dr. Pia Durkin Addressing School Committee / Jim Phillips / TSM
Dr. Pia Durkin Addressing School Committee / Jim Phillips / TSM

Durkin Offers Plan For Accelerated Improvement In NB Schools

The Superintendent of Schools is laying out a plan for accelerated improvement in New Bedford schools.

Dr. Pia Durkin told the School Committee Monday night, the plan includes principals providing leadership by coaching teachers, and teachers focusing on core instruction and working together

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FBI Photo

Jury Pool Could Number 1,000 in Marathon Bombing Case

One thousand people could get a summons to be a juror in the Boston Marathon bombing trial.

The judge announced during a pretrial hearing he expects a pool of one-thousand potential jurors will be asked to fill out a questionnaire and approximately 100 will be called in for further questioning to find a impartial jury

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