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Group Urges Sen. Warren To Run For President

A prominent liberal group is urging Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren to run for president in 2016. It plans to spend $1 million to support the effort.

MoveOn.org says it's polling its members on whether to launch a ``Run Warren Run'' campaign and will try to persuade Warren to enter the next presidential race if the vote succeeds

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Penn National Gaming Will Test New System To Limit Betting

Penn National Gaming will test a new system to help gamblers set limits on their betting at the slot parlor it is building in Plainville.

The voluntary ``play management'' system would allow gamblers to set a dollar amount they intend to spend during a single session, day or month

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Former Village Cafe in Padnaram to be rehabilitated
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Investors to Bring New Wind to Padnaram’s Sails

Prayers have been answered. The eyesore of Padnaram will be reborn!

Fellow South Dartmouth resident, Per Lofberg bought the building (formerly Village Cafe) on Monday. The building has fallen from grace in the last eight years, but locals hope Lofberg will re

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Credit: Dan McCready/TSM

Police Warn Of Icy Roads As Winter Storm Begins

Commuters are dealing with icy roads in many parts of Massachusetts as a winter storm moves in.

The storm began as a mix of snow and freezing rain in much of the state, although the precipitation is expected to change over to mostly rain — heavy at times — as temperatures rise during the day

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Hodgson, Sheriffs To Demand Tighter Border Security

Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson will be joining law enforcement personnel from around the country in Washington on Wednesday, demanding better border security.

They're also stating their opposition to what they call the "executive amnesty" of illegal immigrants

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Suspect In Iran Export Case Held Without Bail

A Chinese man accused of conspiring to export devices to Iran that can be used in nuclear production is held without bail after making an initial appearance in court.

Sihai Cheng attended a brief hearing Monday and agreed to be detained until his arraignment on Friday

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Rear of 120-122 Oakdale St. / Jim Phillips / TSM
Rear of 120-122 Oakdale St. / Jim Phillips / TSM

Fire Causes Extensive Damage To Three Family Unit

A fire early Monday all but totaled a three family building at 120-to-122 Oakdale Street in New Bedford's West End.

District Chief David Cooper says the fire broke out shortly after 3am on the second floor back porch, and then accelerated after igniting a propane tank on the first floor porch

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United Independent Party Gains Official Status in Mass.

The United Independent Party has gained official status alongside Democrats and Republicans in Massachusetts.

Returns certified by the Secretary of State's office confirm that the party's candidate for governor in November, Evan Falchuk, won more than the 3 percent threshold for the United Independents to gain official recognition

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Gas Prices Drop Again In Mass.

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts have now fallen each week for the past three months.

AAA Southern New England said Monday that its weekly survey of gas stations in the Bay State found self-serve regular selling for an average of $2

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Standard-Times Editor Bob Unger To Step Down

The Standard-Times is saying goodbye to its editor at the end of the year.

Effective January 1, Editor and Associate Publisher of the Standard-Times Bob Unger is stepping down from the paper.

In a letter to employees, President and Publisher of the SouthCoast Media Group Peter Me

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