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Patrick Forgoing Paid Position With Boston 2024

Former Gov. Deval Patrick has decided to pass on a paid consultant job promoting the city's Olympic bid overseas.

Patrick said Thursday that he's planning to take a full-time position soon and will forgo all outside consulting pay, including for Boston 2024

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New Bedford, KG Urban Reach Casino Agreement

The City of New Bedford and KG Urban Enterprises have reached a host community agreement to develop a casino at the Cannon Street Power Station on the New Bedford Waterfront.

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Credit: ABC6
Credit: ABC6

Update: Taunton Fire Victim Identified

Update: The dead man identified as 65 year old Jeff Baker of Taunton.

One person has been killed in an overnight fire in Taunton.

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Dartmouth Select Board Candidates - Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Dartmouth Select Board Candidates - Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Dartmouth Select Board Candidates Take Part In Forum

Dartmouth voters got the chance to meet the candidates seeking a seat on the Select Board Wednesday night during the Dartmouth Rotary Club's annual Candidates Night.

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Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images

Do You Believe It? 2014-2015 Winter Warmest On Record

The last three months have been the warmest winter in recorded history, but don't tell that to New England.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says December, January and February were the warmest winter period in world history, beating the previous mark set last year

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Robert Barber, Ambassador to Iceland / Jon Faria / TSM
Robert Barber, Ambassador to Iceland / Jon Faria / TSM

U.S. Ambassador To Iceland Visits Southcoast

The U.S.Ambassador to Iceland says there are ways institutions here can benefit from working with entities in Iceland.

Robert Barber says UMass Dartmouth and New Bedford's fishing industry might benefit from working with the IOC, the Iceland Ocean Cluster, which is looking to use 100% of fish to create valuable products

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Jon Faria/TSM

Lemonade Day Is Coming

Young girls and boys around Fall River are getting their stands ready for Lemonade Day.

Kids will be selling lemonade and other products around the city to learn business values and make some money in the process

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John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Lloyd Family Upset Over Hernandez/Mother Kiss

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) _ The family of the man former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is accused of killing has confronted a security officer after Hernandez's mother was allowed to kiss her son's hand in the courtroom.

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Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Mitchell: City Supports KG Urban Deadline Extension Request

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell says the City stands in support of KG Urban Enterprise's request for a Phase One application deadline extension.

The deadline to submit a formal application for a casino license in Southeastern Massachusetts was Monday night, but the City and KG Urban had failed to reach an agreement by then

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Credit: Massachusetts Dept. Of Transportation
Credit: Massachusetts Dept. Of Transportation

Motorists Told To Expect Delays Wednesday And Thursday Nights

Bridge deck repairs will cause a closure of the ramp leading from Route 24 South to the Interstate 195 East in Fall River.

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